Áine studied genetics at University College Cork, Ireland before making the move to London in 2010 and completing a PhD in cancer biology at Barts Cancer Institute. She joined the science communications team at Cancer Research UK in 2014 where she works to communicate the charity’s research to the public.
Category: Science blog February 2, 2016
We explore our seventh Grand Challenge, attempting to pull off the ultimate cell heist and use new ‘smart drugs’ to selectively kill cancer cells.
Category: Science blog December 11, 2015
Future scientist Oscar Sawyers came to our head office earlier this year. Find out how he got on and about his incredible fundraising achievement.
Category: Science blog October 30, 2015
In this instalment of our Milestones series, we look at Cancer Research UK’s pivotal trials, proving that a drug called anastrozole should be the gold standar...
Category: Science blog October 14, 2015
We respond to some misleading headlines about a ‘miracle drug’ that could cure nine in 10 cancers.