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Dylan Edwards

Executive Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at UEA

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Professor Dylan Edwards has been Executive Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at UEA since February 2016.  In 2015-16 he was also interim Director of The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC), a BBSRC-supported centre for bioinformatics and genome sequencing on the Norwich Research Park.The principal focus of his research is cancer, investigating the roles of extracellular metalloproteinases in angiogenesis (blood vessel formation) and tumour cell migration, invasion and metastasis. From 2004-9 Dylan co-ordinated the EU Framework Programme 6 “Cancer Degradome” project which involved 41 laboratories in 13 countries.