Confocal microscopy

Better Understanding of Pancreatic Cancer Will Lead to Earlier Detection for Patients

11 December 2014

Dr Catherine Hogan, Research Fellow at the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute, explains why pancreatic cancer is so hard to diagnose and how gaining a better understanding of the disease will result in earlier detection.

Snow globes

Research Institute has its say on H2020 research programme

9 December 2014

Dr Matt Smalley, has been instrumental in leading discussions at the inaugural meeting of Vision 2020's Health cluster that addressed the development of an oncology-focused position paper.

Richard Clarkson portrait

Research Institute Forges More European Links

9 December 2014

Dr Richard Clarkson has visited the Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology (IPATIMUP) at the University of Porto to forge new collaborations and disseminate information on the Institute's portfolio

gan and Ms Alex Ford PCUK

Lobbying for Increase in Pancreatic Cancer Researcher Community

3 December 2014

Dr Catherine Hogan was among the invited guests at a reception held at the Welsh Assembly hosted by Pancreatic Cancer UK

Biology Rocks - cell sorting game

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!

Hadyn Ellis Building - Purple Lights

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.

Amser Justin Time donation

Largest pancreatic cancer funding boost in Wales

30 October 2014

Amser Justin Time, the charity founded by Welsh TV and Radio personality Shân Cothi, has made a substantial donation to the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute to help in the fight against pancreatic cancer

Dr Luke Piggott

Scientist by Day, Ice Hockey Player by Night

24 September 2014

Three years ago, Dr Luke Piggott made headlines worldwide when his research using anti-cancer agent TRAIL discovered that the drug knocked out the protein c-FLIP, which gives stem cells their drug resistance. At the time, he was balancing life as a PhD student and a professional ice hockey player with the Cardiff Devils.

Dr Matt Smalley

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.

Professor Alan Clarke

New Intervention in the Fight Against Bowel Cancer

24 September 2014

New research at Cardiff University's European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute is asking the question of whether there are any other changes within the Wnt pathway that could prevent cancer developing