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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Barry Jones

Senior Research Associate
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Barry Jones

Senior Research Associate

Education: 
BSc, Microbiology, Liverpool University, Liverpool, United Kingdom
PhD, Immunology, Bristol University, Bristol, United Kingdom
Research synopsis: 

My main interest is the role of the subfamily of dipeptidyl peptidase (DPP)4-like enzymes in the regulation of innate and adaptive immune responses against cancer cells. Using small-molecule inhibitors we are investigating the feasibility of DPP4-like enzymes as drug targets for the activation of immune responses that can specifically kill tumors.