People: Welcome to Elysse

Thomas R. Cox, Jan 2018

The Matrix and Metastasis team is excited to be shortly welcoming Elysse Filipe

Elysse FilipeElysse recently completed her Ph.D. at the Heart Research Institute (HRI) in Sydney in the Applied Materials laboratory of Dr Steve Wise.

As a biomedical engineer Elysse is interested in developing tools and systems to study the importance of the tumour microenvironment, and in particular the extracellular matrix (ECM) in tumour progression.

Elysse’s work will focus on the importance of the biomechanical properties of the ECM in Breast Cancer onset and progression.