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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Predicting stem cell behaviour

16 February 2017

New research combining experiments with mathematical modelling, can help predict the behaviour of stem cells.

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Institute welcomes leader of Welsh Conservatives

10 February 2017

Andrew RT Davies gains insight into Institute’s cutting edge cancer research.

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Join our team

26 January 2017

We are looking for a new Research Associate to join our team.

Maria Konstantinou, Mrs Anne Whipp and Juan Menendez Gonzalez

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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.