Jim Woodgett


Jim Woodgett was born in rural Leicestershire, England and now makes his home in Toronto, Canada. He earned his PhD under the mentorship of Sir Philip Cohen in Dundee (1984) and completed post-doctoral studies with Tony Hunter at the Salk Institute (1987). He is currently Director of Research at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, where his laboratory studies the role of abrogated signal transduction processes in human diseases such as breast and colon cancer and diabetes. His primary contributions relate to the characterization of the biological role of protein kinases such as GSK-3, protein kinase B/Akt and stress-activated protein kinases.

DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2007.05.014

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@article{Woodgett2007JimW, title={Jim Woodgett}, author={James R Woodgett}, journal={Current Biology}, year={2007}, volume={17}, pages={R576-R577} }