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 February 4, 2016
To mark World Cancer Day, we take a look at how our discoveries over the decades are helping cancer patients all over the world right now.
Category: Science blog December 10, 2015
We explore the second of our Grand Challenges and ask the experts if we can wipe out cancers caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus.
Category: Science blog November 25, 2015
We explore the science behind how fat causes cancer.
Category: Science blog October 16, 2015
We explore new research looking at how antioxidants and free radicals might affect the ability of melanoma cells to spread around the body.
Category: Science blog October 7, 2015
We explore the impact that Tomas Lindahl’s Nobel Prize-winning research into how cells repair their DNA has helped cancer research.
Category: Science blog September 18, 2015
We spoke to two of our own experts about how they’re targeting fundamental repair processes in our cells to tip cancer cells over the edge.