Prof. Dylan Edwards
Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Norwich Medical School
Cancer studies: Extracellular matrix adhesion, signalling and proteolytic remodelling in angiogenesis; Investigation of the roles of ADAM proteases in cell signalling; Studies of degradome genes in multiple sclerosis; Molecular mechanisms of transcriptional and post-transcriptional control of degradome gene expression; The hepatocyte growth factor signalling pathway in angiogenesis and wound healing; Novel cancer therapies or chemopreventive agents, focusing on dietary phytonutrients; MicroRNAs in cancer
Prof. Dylan Edwards is Pro-Vice Chancellor for the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at UEA, with oversight of the university’s role in the Norwich Research Park (NRP). He also has responsibility for UEA’s Continuing Professional Development activities.
From 1998-2016 he was Chair of Cancer Studies in the School of Biological Sciences (BIO), before moving to the Norwich Medical School to take over the role of Executrive Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. From 2008-13 he was Head of BIO, and from 2015-16 was Interim Director of The Genome Analysis Centre on the NRP, now known as the Earlham Institute.