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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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Red blood cells

Potential for new therapies to target acute myeloid leukaemia

27 August 2019

Eight people are diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia in the UK each day, accounting for over 2000 deaths each year. But a new potential therapeutic target has been uncovered, which could help improve future treatments.

Glioblastoma stem cells

The future of targeting brain cancer

21 August 2019

Scientists have discovered molecular targets that might lead to a new generation of brain cancer therapies.

Black and white network of brain cells

Tracking therapeutics to the brain

13 August 2019

Over £250,000 of funding is helping researchers at Cardiff University to label and image small biological particles to test their potential use in treating brain disease and 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.