Rachel Hurst


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Since completion of my PhD in 1999 I have undertaken postdoctoral research roles at the Medical College of Wisconsin, USA, the Dunn Human Nutrition Unit in Cambridge and the BBSRC Institute of Food Research in Norwich. I joined the Norwich Medical School at UEA as a Senior Research Associate in 2007, working with Professor Fairweather-Tait on selenium and prostate cancer research and subsequently joined Professor Colin Cooper's research team in 2012 to pursue research on biomarkers of prostate cancer.

Research interests

  • Prostate cancer biomarkers

Key Research Interests

I am a member of the Cancer Genetics team in the School of Biological Sciences and Norwich Medical School working with Professor Colin Cooper, Dr Jeremy Clark and colleagues on prostate cancer biomarkers.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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