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European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute

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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New funding for blood stem cells

20 May 2019

Over £520,000 has been awarded to help fund world-leading blood stem cell research, which will have a long-lasting impact on bone marrow transplantation and blood transfusion.

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Commitment to world-leading leukaemia research in Wales

28 March 2019

Cardiff University has thanked the Leukaemia Research Appeal for Wales for 37 years of outstanding support, and for contributing more than £2.3 million to leukaemia research at the University over that time.

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Improving pancreatic cancer survival rates

20 February 2019

Finding new targets for early detection of pancreatic cancer

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

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