We aim to improve the understanding of the role of cancer stem cells in a range of cancers, through world-leading research.

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New opportunity: Institute Director

28 June 2017

We are recruiting a Director to lead the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute through the next stages of its development and beyond.

Microscope and slides

The link between HPV and skin cancer

21 June 2017

Collaborative research project sheds new light on the relationship between the Human Papillomavirus and skin cancer.

Shan Cothi  & Dr Andreas Zaragkoulias in a lab

Welsh charity funds pancreatic cancer research

31 May 2017

Amser Justin Time has made a donation of over £60,000 to the Institute to help fund further research pancreatic cancer.


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Our research focuses on cancer stem cells, which we believe offer the possibility of transforming cancer treatments.


In conversation

Here, our research team leaders offer their perspectives on targeting cancer stem cells and how their research impacts on cancer therapy.