Henry spent four years at university studying biochemistry before realising that the laboratory life wasn’t for him, and going to work for a science journal instead. From there, he went on to do a Masters in Science Communication and, after a brief flirtation with science journalism, in 2003 he started working for Cancer Research UK. He manages the charity’s news feed and this blog.
Category: Science blog July 2, 2015
Our new , rapid turn-around funding scheme aims to fund high-risk research that we wouldn’t normally fund
Category: Science blog June 20, 2015
A new research centre, ‘organoids’ to beat cancer, and the deadly effects of smoking… all this and more in our weekly news digest.
Category: Science blog June 17, 2015
We caught up with Professor Nic Jones, director of the new Manchester Cancer Research Centre, to hear why he’s so excited about the new building
Category: Science blog May 27, 2015
We take a balanced look at today’s headlines about a new ‘virotherapy’ for advanced melanoma skin cancer
Category: Science blog May 23, 2015
Here’s our regular round-up of the week’s cancer news.
Category: Science blog May 15, 2015
This morning’s headlines about vitamin B3 and skin cancer were a little over the top. Here are our thoughts on the research behind the story
Category: Science blog May 5, 2015
We look at headlines about a new blood test for ovarian cancer, and why a possible routine screening test for the disease is still some way off.