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Dr Boris Shorning and Dr Neil Trent

Stopping the Spread of Prostate Cancer

17 June 2015

To mark Men's Health Week 2015, two scientists from the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute explain how they're working to try to halt the spread of cancer of the prostate.

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.

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

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 Florian Siebzehnrubl

EU proposal to study Glioblastoma through to Stage 2

26 February 2015

Work is under way in the lab of Dr Florian Siebzehnrubl at the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute to complete a Stage 2 application to the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenges call on the topic of New Therapies for Rare Diseases

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.