European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute

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 genetic link for prostate cancer

12 July 2018

Discovering the mechanisms that underlie prostate cancer

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Inspiring the next generation of welsh cancer researchers

11 June 2018

Dr Sarah Koushyar from the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute has been selected to be a part of an award-winning education programme, helping to inspire the next generation of cancer researchers.

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School of Biosciences praised for significant contribution to medical research

11 June 2018

The Cardiff University School of Biosciences has been praised in the Houses of Commons for its outstanding research.

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Answering the big questions

Research

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

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In conversation

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