Miss Esha Shah

Master of Applied Science (Research), Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology

PhD Candidate


The role of novel ghrelin antisense long non-coding RNA, GHRLOS; Repositioning "old" drugs for new causes: Identifying new treatments for prostate cancer


E.T. Shah, A. Upadhyaya, L. Philip, T. Tang, D. Dkalamera, J. Gunter, C. C. Nelson, E. D. Williams and B. G. Hollier (2016). Repositioning “old” drugs for new causes: identifying new treatments that can inhibit migration of prostate cancer cells. Clinical & Experimental Metastasis, 33(4), 385-399.

W. Jin , E. T. Shah, C. J. Penington, S. W. McCue, L. K. Chopin and M. J. Simpson (2016). Reproducibility of scratch assays is affected by the initial degree confluence: experiments, modelling and model selection. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 390: 136-145.

S. T. Johnston, E. T. Shah, L. K. Chopin, D. L. S. McElwain and M. J. Simpson (2015). Estimating cell diffusivity and cell proliferation rate by interpreting IncuCyte ZOOM assay data using the Fisher-Kolmogorov model. BMC Systems Biology, 9(38).

Research fields

Prostate Cancer, Ghrelin axis