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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.

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.

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 Richard Clarkson and Alan Dimery

New Animation Brings Cancer Stem Cells to Life

26 February 2015

World Cancer Day saw the launch of a new animation produced exclusively for the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute by voluntary supporter Alan Dimery.

Dr Matt Smalley

Dr Matt Smalley Spearheads Institute’s Involvement with EU Agenda

26 February 2015

A review article by the EU Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) funded consortium PREDECT has recently been published, which outlines a project that aims to identify what are the best pre-clinical models for testing new anti-cancer drugs in breast, prostate and lung cancer.

Maria Konstantinou, Mrs Anne Whipp and Juan Menendez Gonzalez

Gift Brings Two new PhD Students to Institute

26 February 2015

Two new PhD students recently joined the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute, thanks to the generosity of the widow of former member of staff at the University Professor Richard Whipp, who has part funded two Studentships in her late husband's name.

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.

Vice Chancellor, Dr Lee Parry & Sir Martin Evans

32% of all cancer may be avoidable by changes in diet

26 February 2015

The European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute marked World Cancer Day on 4 February by hosting a healthy breakfast event in support of one of the themes of the international awareness day – choosing a healthier lifestyle.