Gabi studied cellular and molecular medicine at the University of Bristol, focusing on cancer biology and immunology. After a stint at a diagnostics lab in Madagascar she completed a Master’s in science communication at Imperial College London. She joined the News and Multimedia team at Cancer Research UK in 2016, where she spends her days blogging as well as making science films and animations.
Brain tumours are heavily influenced by their surroundings so understanding the environment they’re in could reveal ways to destroy them.
Research predicts how breast screening could be changed to cut overdiagnosis and save the NHS money, and the NHS celebrates its 70th birthday.
In this week’s headlines: we launch a new trial testing a lung cancer vaccine and kids in England have already reached their sugar limit for the year.
Top stories this week: A ‘simple blood test’ isn’t the finished article, and an antifungal treatment has eliminated sleeping bowel cancer cells in mice.
A genome, a gene and a chromosome are all structures of DNA. The difference between them is the amount of DNA they contain.
Obesity dominates headlines this week and a senior scientist explains his theory on what might cause one type of childhood leukaemia.
This week’s top story: Around 450,000 women in England weren’t invited for their final breast screening appointment due to an error with NHS computers.
This week’s news includes the hunt for a cancer blood test, health food police in supermarkets and a skin implant that spots cancer in mice.
This British Science Week we’ll be catching up with some of our pioneering scientists that are tackling cancer differently.
In the news this week: Bacteria might protect against skin cancer and worrying obesity projections for millennials.