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 September 16, 2014
In the latest instalment of our cancer and infections series, we explore the history behind the cancer-causing human papillomavirus.
Category: Science Blog July 30, 2014
A new arrival is an exciting time for any family. But rather than the patter of tiny feet, we’re welcoming the fully-grown footsteps of our latest additions.
Category: Science Blog April 9, 2014
Concluding our story on Epstein-Barr virus and cancer, we explore the ongoing research into the virus and how this could lead to treatments in the future.
Category: Science Blog March 26, 2014
50 years ago three scientists published their findings on the first human virus that can cause cancer – read the story of Epstein-Barr virus.
Category: Science Blog March 25, 2014
What has the shape of a protein got to do with giving lung cancer patients the best treatments? A team of our researchers have the answer.
Category: Science Blog March 7, 2014
In the next in our Cancer and Infections series, we look at the stomach bug H. pylori and how it’s linked with cancer.
Category: Science Blog February 26, 2014
Can you catch cancer? The answer is no, but you can pick up an infection that increases the chances of developing certain types.