Leighton Sneade | Principal Technical Assistant

Sneade, Leighton

I'm a cell biologist who also has a background in histopathology. I have spent 5 years working on the derivation of induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSCS) projects based within the CGaP team (HIPSCI & Insignia). 


  • Differential effects of estrogen receptor antagonists on pituitary lactotroph proliferation and prolactin release.

    Kansra S, Yamagata S, Sneade L, Foster L and Ben-Jonathan N

    Molecular and cellular endocrinology 2005;239;1-2;27-36

  • Epidermal growth factor receptor cross-talks with ligand-occupied estrogen receptor-alpha to modulate both lactotroph proliferation and prolactin gene expression.

    Chen S, Bangaru ML, Sneade L, Dunckley JA, Ben-Jonathan N and Kansra S

    American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism 2009;297;2;E331-9

  • Selective estrogen receptor down-regulator and selective estrogen receptor modulators differentially regulate lactotroph proliferation.

    Kansra S, Chen S, Bangaru ML, Sneade L, Dunckley JA and Ben-Jonathan N

    PloS one 2010;5;4;e10060

Sneade, Leighton
Leighton's Timeline

Cellular Generation and Phenotyping team at the Sanger


Research Assistant at Asterand


Research Associate at Genzyme


Biomedical Support Worker - Higher at the Histopathology department, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust