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Snowglobes at the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute

Active in Europe

9 June 2015

The European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute has been extremely busy in terms of European engagement since its inception

Olivia Hayward and Dr Richard Clarkson

Double Success leads to Institute’s First Cancer Stem Cell Agent

9 June 2015

When Olivia Hayward embarked on a PhD in drug discovery, she never dreamed that she would replicate the successes of a predecessor who had discovered a novel anti-cancer agent.

Pencoed pupil during Cells, Genes, Mutations and Cancer event

Young Scientists get Inspired by Institute Project

9 June 2015

Institute Research Associate Dr Karen Reed returned to her old school, Pencoed Comprehensive, to inspire and educate the next generation of scientists, during an on-going engagement project entitled Cells, Genes, Mutations and Cancer.

Mark Bishop - Lab Manager

World Cancer Day - thank you!

9 June 2015

A fundraising effort on World Cancer Day has led to the purchase of essential equipment for the Research Institute.

Dr Girish Patel

Halting the Skin Cancer Epidemic

12 May 2015

As part of Sun Awareness Week 2015, Dr Girish Patel explains his fears regarding the rise in skin cancer rates and what his research team are working towards to halt this rise.

3 scientists look at stem cells

New anti-cancer stem cell compound in development

7 May 2015

University scientists discover compound capable of fighting cancer on multiple fronts

Stem Cells

‘Stem cell’ test could identify most aggressive breast cancers

4 March 2015

New approach has the potential to identify women who might need intensive treatment to prevent breast cancer from recurring or spreading.

Dr Lee Parry in tissue culture lab

Celebrating Excellence Awards 2014

26 February 2015

Research Fellow Dr Lee Parry was the recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Leadership Award at the 2014 Celebrating Excellence Awards within the University.

Dr Joaquin de Navascues in fly room

Flies and Cancer research: an old unlikely partnership

26 February 2015

Research Fellow Dr Joaquín de Navascués has been affectionately dubbed the 'Spanish fly man' by visitors to the Institute. He explains why a practice that is over a century old is still at the cutting edge of cancer research.

Dr Richard Clarkson and Alan Dimery

New Animation Brings Cancer Stem Cells to Life

26 February 2015

World Cancer Day saw the launch of a new animation produced exclusively for the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute by voluntary supporter Alan Dimery.