Kat joined Cancer Research UK in 2004, after spending six years as a laboratory researcher. Kat loves talking about science, and regularly comments in the media on the latest discoveries as well as giving talks to staff and supporters. She presents and produces the Cancer Research UK podcast, and is a freelance writer and broadcaster for the Naked Scientists and BBC Radio in her spare time.
Category: Science blog April 20, 2015
We have become aware that scammers are tricking cancer patients and their families into handing over money for ‘cannabis oil’, yet receiving nothing in ret...
Category: Science blog April 15, 2015
Our scientists are piecing together cancer’s family tree, uncovering clues that could help develop better treatments in the future.
Category: Science blog March 18, 2015
A new exhibition at the Cambridge Science Festival showcases artworks inspired by the work of Cancer Research UK scientists
Category: Science blog March 12, 2015
Our researchers are investigating the genetic ‘patchwork’ underlying ovarian tumours, which will lead to more effective treatments in the future.
Category: Science blog February 24, 2015
A Lethal Weapon against cancer? Researchers are using ‘synthetic lethality’ to develop new treatments based on targeting DNA repair processes.
Category: Science blog October 24, 2014
Olaparib is the first PARP inhibitor to move closer to licensing in Europe. What is it, how does it work, and when will it be available in the UK?