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Dr Peter McCormick

William Harvey Research Institute
School of Medicine & Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London


Research Interests

We use induced pluripotent stem cells in 2D and 3D cultures to look for early molecular signatures and mechanisms of disease onset in degenerative diseases. We also use 3D cultures of tumour cell lines to identify novel targets of metastasis and tumour growth.

Current Funded Predictive in vitro Model Research

An in silico structure-based approach to map the druggable allosteric space of membrane receptorsPrincipal Investigator: Peter McCormick
BBSRC Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (£224,374)
04-11-2019 - 03-11-2021
Systems Analysis of Key Nodes in Neurodegenerative DiseasesPrincipal Investigator: Peter McCormick
MRC Medical Research Council (£334,170)
03-04-2018 - 31-12-2021
Using a pathway dynamics approach to identify novel EP4 receptor agonists for the treatment of cardiac inflammation and fibrosis (iCASE matching)Principal Investigator: Peter McCormick
Co-investigator: Tom Nightingale
Barts and the London Charity (£107,727)
01-10-2019 - 30-09-2023