Emma studied biochemistry at Imperial College London then stayed on for a Masters and PhD on her favourite topic, immunology. After almost a decade there, she braved the move out of London (a whole 12 miles south) and joined The Institute of Cancer Research to study multiple myeloma, a white blood cell cancer. She left the lab for the final time in 2010 and, after a couple of years at Breakthrough Breast Cancer, joined the Science Communications team at Cancer Research UK.
Category: Science blog August 31, 2015
Our Population Research Committee funds research on the causes and effects of cancer across large groups of people. Recently they funded several new projects.
Category: Science blog August 19, 2015
We welcome some new researchers to Cancer Research UK and outline what they will be working on.
Category: Science blog July 15, 2015
How our researchers in Manchester are helping develop ways to make chemotherapy kinder and more effective.
Category: Science blog July 8, 2015
Our researchers in Cambridge have solved a long-standing mystery in breast cancer that could lead to new trials to improve treatment for the disease.
Category: Science blog May 12, 2015
We look at APOBECs – biological double-agents that start out as a friend to our cells but morph into a deadly enemy as cancers develop.