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Rachel Brown

Rachel Brown


  • PhD Candidate (Cancer Plasticity), APCRC-Q
  • Centre for Genomics and Personalised Health, QUT
  • School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health, QUT

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Doctor of Philosophy, Queensland University of Technology, 2019 to Present

Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (First Class Honours), Queensland University of Technology, 2018

Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Cell and Molecular Biotechnology), Queensland University of Technology, 2015 to 2017


Rachel (Rae) graduated with a Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Cell and Molecular Biotechnology) from the Queensland University of Technology in 2018. With an interest in gaining more experience working in biomedical science, Rae commenced an Honours project with the APCRC-Q in 2018. Under the supervision of Dr Nataly Stylianou, Rae completed her Honours degree with first class Honours and was awarded an Australian Postgraduate Award and scholarship to commence her PhD in 2019. Continuing her work with Dr Stylianou, Rae is now in their 3rd year of Postgraduate Studies and her PhD research Project is titled, “Investigating the role of the N-myc isoforms in neuroendocrine prostate cancer”.

Awards and grants

2019 Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend (Domestic)

2018 First Class Honours Bachelor of Biomedical Science (QUT)

Research interests

Neuroendocrine cancers, neuroendocrine transdifferentiation, castration resistant prostate cancer, metastasis, isoforms, transcript variants, alternative splicing

Current research projects

Investigating the role of the N-myc isoforms in neuroendocrine prostate cancer.