Who's Who


Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
2011PhDMolecular BiologyUniversity of OtagoChristchurchNew Zealand
2000MScMicrobial GenomicsPasteur InstituteParisFrance
1998BScBiomedicalUniversity CollegeCorkIreland


Current Research Projects

  • Blue Books
    IARC


Selected Publications

Purcell R, Childs M, Maibach R, Miles C, Turner C, Zimmermann A, Czauderna P, Sullivan M. (2011) Potential biomarkers for hepatoblastoma: Results from the SIOPEL-3 study. Eur J Cancer : In Press

Purcell R, Childs M, Maibach R, Miles C, Turner C, Zimmermann A, Sullivan M. (2011) HGF/c-Met related activation of β-catenin in hepatoblastoma. J Exp Clin Cancer Res : In Press

Larkin A, O'Driscoll L, Kennedy S, Purcell R, Moran E, Crown J, Parkinson M, Clynes M (2004) Investigation of MRP-1 protein and MDR-1 P-glycoprotein expression in invasive breast cancer: a prognostic study. Int J Cance 20 : 286-294

McArdle L, McDermott M, Purcell R, Grehan D, O'Meara A, Breatnach F, Catchpoole D, Culhane AC, Jeffery I, Gallagher WM, Stallings RL (2004) Oligonucleotide microarray analysis of gene expression in neuroblastoma displaying loss of chromosome 11q. Carcinogenesis 25 : 1599-109

Scientific Societies Membership

Royal Society of New Zealand