Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Lecturer in Prostate Cancer



r.kypta Website




Institute of Reproductive and Developmental BiologyHammersmith Campus





  • BA Biochemistry, University of Oxford
  • PhD Molecular Biology, EMBL, Heidelberg
  • Postdoctoral research, University of California San Francisco
  • Wellcome Trust CDF, MRC LMCB, University College London
  • Lecturer, Imperial College London

Research Interests

  • The epigenetic regulation and the effectors of the secreted tumour suppressor Dickkopf-3
  • Noncanonical Wnt signalling in prostate cancer


  • BSc Biomedical Sciences Lecturer
  • MSc Reproductive and Developmental Biology Lecturer
  • MSc Human Molecular Genetics Lecturer
  • MRes Cancer Biology Project Supervisor and Examiner
  • PhD Project Supervisor



Al Shareef Z, Kardooni H, Murillo-Garzón V, et al., 2018, Protective effect of stromal Dickkopf-3 in prostate cancer: opposing roles for TGFBI and ECM-1., Oncogene

Kardooni H, Gonzalez-Gualda E, Stylianakis E, et al., 2018, CRISPR-Mediated Reactivation of DKK3 Expression Attenuates TGF-beta Signaling in Prostate Cancer, Cancers, Vol:10, ISSN:2072-6694

Murillo-Garzon V, Gorrono-Etxebarria I, Akerfelt M, et al., 2018, Frizzled-8 integrates Wnt-11 and transforming growth factor-beta signaling in prostate cancer, Nature Communications, Vol:9, ISSN:2041-1723

Murillo-Garzón V, Kypta R, 2017, WNT signalling in prostate cancer, Nature Reviews Urology, Vol:14, ISSN:1743-4270, Pages:683-696


Kypta RM, GSK-3 INHIBITORS, WO/2009/016384

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