Dr Martin Read PhD

Dr Martin Read

Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research
Research Fellow

Contact details

Address
Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Martin Read is a Research Fellow working with Professor Chris McCabe and Professor Jayne Franklyn in the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research.

Qualifications

  • PhD (Diabetes research) University of Birmingham 1996
  • BSc (First Class with Honours in Biochemistry) University of Birmingham 1991

Teaching

Teaching Programmes

  • MRes Molecular Medicine- Hormones and Genes
  • BMedSc3 Molecular Medicine
  • BMedSc2 Understanding Thyroid Function
  • MBChB Year 1 Poster SS

Other activities

Postdoc Representative, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, 2011-Present

GM reviewer, College GM Safety Committee, 2011-Present

Editorial Advisor, Therapy Journal, 2003-2011

Scientific Consultant, Hybrid Systems Ltd, Oxford 2001-2003

Current member of the following societies:

  • American Association for Cancer research (AACR)
  • The Endocrine Society
  • The British Endocrine Society

Publications

Recent publications

Article

Thompson, RJ, Fletcher, A, Brookes, K, Nieto, H, Alshahrani, MM, Mueller, JW, Fine, NHF, Hodson, DJ, Boelaert, K, Read, ML, Smith, VE & McCabe, CJ 2019, 'Dimerization of the sodium/iodide symporter', Thyroid, vol. 29, no. 10, pp. 1485-1498. https://doi.org/10.1089/thy.2019.0034

Nazeer, R, Qashqari, F, Albalawi, A, Piberger, AL, Tilotta, M, Read, M, Hu, S, Davis, S, McCabe, C, Petermann, E & Turnell, A 2019, 'Adenovirus E1B 55-kilodalton protein targets SMARCAL1 for degradation during infection and modulates cellular DNA replication', Journal of virology, vol. 93, no. 13, e00402-19. https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.00402-19

Seed, RI, Taurozzi, AJ, Wilcock, DJ, Nappo, G, Erb, HHH, Read, ML, Gurney, M, Archer, LK, Ito, S, Rumsby, MG, Petrie, JL, Clayton, A, Maitland, NJ & Collins, AT 2019, 'The putative tumour suppressor protein Latexin is secreted by prostate luminal cells and is downregulated in malignancy', Scientific Reports, vol. 9, 5120. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-41379-8

Alshahrani, M, Fletcher, A, Thornton, C, Brookes, K, Nieto, H, Thompson, R, Read, M, Boelaert, K, McCabe, C & Smith, V 2018, 'Biochemical analysis of radioiodine uptake enhancement in endocrine cancer', Endocrine Abstracts, vol. 59, OC2.4. https://doi.org/10.1530/endoabs.59.OC2.4

Read, M, Modasia, B, Fletcher, A, Thompson, R, Brookes, K, Rae, P, Nieto, H, Poole, V, Roberts, S, Campbell, M, Boelaert, K, Turnell, A, Smith, V, Mehanna, H & McCabe, C 2018, 'PTTG and PBF functionally interact with p53 and predict overall survival in head and neck cancer', Cancer Research. https://doi.org/10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-18-0855

Gilligan, L, Rahman, H, Hewitt, A-M, Sitch, A, Gondal, A, Arvaniti, A, Taylor, A, Read, M, Morton, D & Foster, P 2017, 'Estrogen Activation by Steroid Sulfatase increases Colorectal Cancer proliferation via GPER', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 102, no. 12, pp. 4435-4447. https://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2016-3716

Imruetaicharoenchoke, W, Fletcher, A, Lu, W, Watkins, RJ, Modasia, B, Poole, V, Nieto, H, Thompson, R, Boelaert, K, Read, M, Smith, V & McCabe, C 2017, 'Functional consequences of the first reported mutations of the proto-oncogene PTTG1IP/PBF', Endocrine-related cancer, vol. 24, no. 9, pp. 459-474. https://doi.org/10.1530/ERC-16-0340

Read, M, Fong, J, Modasia, B, Fletcher, A, Imruetaicharoenchoke, W, Thompson, R, Nieto, H, Reynolds, J, Bacon, A, Mallick, U, Hackshaw, A, Watkinson, J, Boelaert, K, Turnell, A, Smith, V & McCabe, C 2017, 'Elevated PTTG and PBF predicts poor patient outcome and modulates DNA damage response genes in thyroid cancer', Oncogene. https://doi.org/10.1038/onc.2017.154

Abstract

Read, M, Modasia, B, Fletcher, A, Thompson, R, Brookes, K, Nieto, H, Campbell, M, Boelaert, K, Turnell, A, Smith, V, Mehanna, H & McCabe, C 2018, 'Oncogenic action of pituitary-tumor transforming gene (PBF) in head and neck cancer is associated with poorer overall survival', Endocrine Abstracts, vol. 59, P119. https://doi.org/10.1530/endoabs.59.P119

Fletcher, A, Thompson, R, Read, M, Turnell, A, Smith, V & McCabe, C 2018, 'Abstract LB-327: Identification of novel sodium iodide symporter (NIS) interactors which modulate iodide uptake', Cancer Research, vol. 78, no. 13 Supplement, pp. LB327-LB327. https://doi.org/10.1158/1538-7445.AM2018-LB-327

Read, M, Modasia, B, Fletcher, A, Thompson, R, Baker, K, Boelaert, K, Turnell, A, Smith, V, Mehanna, H & McCabe, C 2018, 'PO-124 PTTG and PBF functionally interact with P53 and predict overall survival in head and neck cancer', ESMO Open, vol. 3, no. Suppl. 2, pp. A69-A69. https://doi.org/10.1136/esmoopen-2018-EACR25.165

Read, M, Baker, K, Thornton, C, Alshahrani, M, Fletcher, A, Thompson, R, Haggie, P, Verkman, A, Boelaert, K, Smith, V & McCabe, C 2018, 'Yellow fluorescent protein (YFP) as a biosensor for intracellular iodide in thyroid cancer cells' The 66th British Thyroid Association Annual Meeting, Birmingham, United Kingdom, 14/05/18 - 15/05/18, .

Read, M, Smith, J, Hoffman, J, Smith, V, Morgan, N, Campbell, C, Wake, N, Watkinson, J, Wallis, Y, Maher, E, McCabe, C & Woodward, E 2017, 'A novel ESR2 frameshift mutation predisposes to medullary thyroid carcinoma and causes inappropriate RET expression', Thyroid Research, vol. 10(Suppl 1), no. 2, P4, pp. 5. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13044-016-0036-8

Read, M, Fong, J, Imruetaicharoenchoke, W, Modasia, B, Nieto, H, Fletcher, A, Thompson, R, Sharma, N, Watkinson, J, Turnell, A, Boelaert, K, Smith, V & McCabe, C 2017, 'Comparative analysis of human and mouse expression data identifies proto-oncogene PTTG- and PBF-associated genes in thyroid cancer', Thyroid Research, vol. 10(Suppl 1), no. 2. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13044-016-0036-8

Poole, V, Fletcher, A, Modasia, B, Sharma, N, Thompson, R, Imruetaicharoenchoke, W, Read, M, Boelaert, K, McCabe, C & Smith, V 2017, 'Pharmacological enhancement of radioiodine uptake using Src kinase inhibitors', Thyroid Research, vol. 10(Suppl 1), no. 2, O2, pp. 2. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13044-016-0036-8

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