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


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

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

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Biology Rocks!

27 November 2014

Staff within the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute were able to share their knowledge with members of the public during Biology Rocks!

Purple Lights for Pancreatic Cancer

27 November 2014

The Hadyn Ellis Building was bathed in purple light to mark the start of November's Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, thanks to the generosity of our neighbours from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

Leading New International Training Network

24 September 2014

Deputy Director of the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute, Dr Matt Smalley is spearheading the establishment of a new international training network for early stage career scientists interested in breast biology and cancer research.


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