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



Murillo-Garzón V, Gorroño-Etxebarria I, Åkerfelt M, et al., Frizzled 8 integrates Wnt11 and Transforming Growth Factor β Signaling via Transforming Growth Factor Beta Receptor 1in Prostate Cancer, Nature Communications, ISSN:2041-1723

Murillo-Garzón V, Kypta R, 2017, WNT signalling in prostate cancer, Nature Reviews Urology, Vol:14, ISSN:1759-4812, Pages:683-696

Bengoa-Vergniory N, Gorrono-Etxebarria I, Lopez-Sanchez I, et al., 2017, Identification of Noncanonical Wnt Receptors Required for Wnt-3a-Induced Early Differentiation of Human Neural Stem Cells, Molecular Neurobiology, Vol:54, ISSN:0893-7648, Pages:6213-6224

Bengoa-Vergniory N, Kypta R, 2016, The stem cell cocktail: neural reprogramming just got easier., Stem Cell Investig, Vol:3, ISSN:2306-9759


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

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