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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Institute welcomes Sêr Cymru Research Fellows

25 October 2016

Sêr Cymru II Fellowship Scheme brings two new Research Fellows to the Institute.

Brain tumour cells

Studying Glioblastoma

24 October 2016

New PhD students, Jo and Bhavana, share their experiences researching Glioblastoma,

Red blood cells

Exploring the regeneration of blood stem cells

13 October 2016

Investigating the impact of the ATMIN gene on blood stem cell regeneration and DNA repair.

Maria Konstantinou, Mrs Anne Whipp and Juan Menendez Gonzalez

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Answering the big questions


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

Dr Joaquin de Navascues in fly room

In conversation

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