Journal article

Cancer-associated fibroblasts predict poor outcome and promote periostin-dependent invasion in oesophageal adenocarcinoma

Timothy J Underwood, Annette L Hayden, Mathieu Derouet, Edwin Garcia, Fergus Noble, Michael J White, Steve Thirdborough, Abbie Mead, Nicholas Clemons, Massimiliano Mellone, Chudy Uzoho, John N Primrose, Jeremy P Blaydes, Gareth J Thomas

The Journal of Pathology | WILEY | Published : 2015


Awarded by Medical Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

The work presented here is supported by a UK Medical Research Council Clinician Scientist award to TJU. The authors thank Dr Patrick Duriez (CRUK Protein Core Facility, University of Southampton) for the production of recombinant periostin; Mr Jamie Kelly, Mr James Byrne, Mr Ian Bailey, Sister Donna Sharland and Nina Hollings (Oesophagogastric Cancer Centre, University Hospital Southampton); the University of Southampton Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre Tumour Bank (ECMC), particularly Lisa Boulter and Kathy Potter; and the patients involved in this study.