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Dr Philip Dash – University of Reading

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Dr Philip Dash

Dr Philip Dash
Job Title:
Associate Professor
Phil Dash



Associate Professor in Cell Biology

Areas of Interest

  • To understand how cells move through their environment in cancer and tissue repair.
  • For further information about the research, including details about publications and the members of the lab please see my Cell Migration Lab.


Funding from BBSRC, British Heart Foundation, Sackler Foundation

Impact, Enterprise and Outreach

  • Identified and characterised a novel form of cell migration in skeletal muscle stem cells that is altered during ageing
  • Identified atypical invadosomes controlling invasion of trophoblast cells
  • BBSRC CASE studentship jointly with Natural Biosciences
  • Outreach to local schools - studying biology at university
  • Outreach to local schools - alternatives to medicine


  • Part 1: Building Blocks of Life; Pathology & Histology
  • Part 2: Life & Death of the Cell; Immunology
  • Part 3: Cancer; Cell Communication & Disease; Medical Genetics
  • Masters: MSc by Research in Biomedicine; MSc Molecular Medicine
  • PhD: Supervising 7 PhD students, 5 students supervised to succesful completion.

International Collaborators

  • Dr Rosemary Keogh, The Women's Royal Hospital, Australia

National Collaborators

  • Professor Guy Whitley, St George's, University of London
  • Dr Judith Cartwright, St George's, University of London
  • Dr Thomas Wooley, Centre for Mathematical Biology, University of Oxford
  • Dr Alan Burns, Institute for Child Health, University College London

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