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

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

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

Fletcher, A, Read, M, Thornton, C, Larner, D, Poole, V, Brookes, K, Nieto, H, Alshahrani, M, Thompson, R, Lavery, G, Landa, I, Fagin, JA, Campbell, MJ, Boelaert, K, Turnell, A, Smith, V & McCabe, C 2019, 'Targeting novel sodium iodide symporter interactors ADP-ribosylation factor 4 (ARF4) and valosin-containing protein (VCP) enhances radioiodine uptake: Targeting NIS interactors to enhance radioiodine uptake', Cancer Research. https://doi.org/10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-19-1957

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

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, Brookes, K, Fletcher, A, Thornton, C, Alshahrani, M, Khan, R, Nieto, H, Adcock, H, Webster, J, Cox, L, Alderwick, L, Boelaert, K, Smith, V & McCabe, C 2020, 'Drug Repurposing Identifies Inhibitors of the Proteostasis Network to Augment Radioiodine Uptake in Combinatorial Approaches Targeting Thyroid Cancer', Journal of the Endocrine Society, vol. 4, no. Issue Supplement 1, OR28-03, pp. 1. https://doi.org/10.1210/jendso/bvaa046.2135

Read, M, Brookes, K, Fletcher, A, Thornton, C, Alshahrani, M, Nieto, H, Khan, R, Webster, J, Haggie, P, Verkman, A, Alderwick, L, Boelaert, K, Smith, V & McCabe, C 2019, 'A high-throughput yellow fluorescent protein (YFP) cell-based screen identifies autophagy modulators to increase the effectiveness of radioiodine therapy', Endocrine Abstracts, vol. 65, OC4.1. https://doi.org/10.1530/endoabs.65.OC4.1

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, 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

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

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