The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Mastro lab

Andrea Mastro's lab studies the process by which breast cancer cells colonize bone.
bioreactor model

bioreactor model

In the Mastro lab we study metastatic, osteolytic breast cancer cells that tend to metastasize to the bone marrow. We are interested in the interactions between the breast cancer cells and osteoblasts and use cell culture, 3D bioreactor and in vivo models to investigate the colonization process.