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Ashwin Nandakumar


DPhil Student

My research focuses on investigating the IGF axis in prostate cancer


I am a second year DPhil student researching the insulin-like growth factor (IGF) axis as a risk factor for prostate cancer. My research aims to investigate how high circulating IGF-1 could regulate tumour microenvironment and cause an immunosuppressive environment. I am also currently the DPhil student representative in the department of Oncology.

Ashwin Nandakumar discusses the process of applying for a place on the DPhil in Oncology.