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 June 21, 2016
Discussing how the idea for a new drug can come from many different avenues.
Category: Science blog June 20, 2016
The results of a clinical trial testing radiotherapy doses for treating prostate cancer should be good news for men.
Category: Science blog June 10, 2016
We clarify what scientific evidence says about the link between negativity, stress and cancer and electromagnetism – the treatment that made headlines this we...
Category: Science blog June 3, 2016
After 15 years of painstaking work, a team of scientists have revealed the detailed structure of one of the molecules controlling a T cell’s fate.
Category: Science blog June 2, 2016
Research published today in Cancer Cell might open up a way through pancreatic tumours’ defences.
Category: Science blog May 13, 2016
We’ve announced four new awards to speed up research in our Centres, particularly for cancers where survival is still poor.
Category: Science blog April 4, 2016
We take a look at five exciting projects that have just been funded by our Pioneer Award.