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 March 4, 2016
As part of an international collaboration, our researchers have uncovered a link between a rare genetic syndrome and childhood brain tumours.
Category: Science blog February 19, 2016
We take a closer look at the contents of the Cancer Act as it now stands, how it has changed, and how it still works to protect patients and the public.
Category: Science blog January 25, 2016
The sixth of our Grand Challenge topics is posing the question: can we target the cancer ‘super-controller’ MYC?
Category: Science blog December 15, 2015
In our latest Google Hangout on Air, in partnership with Science on Google+, we focused on the recent headlines about processed meat and cancer risk.
Category: Science blog October 8, 2015
Following the success of our last Google Hangout, we’re thrilled to be able to bring you a fascinating discussion and cancer in kids and teens.
Category: Science blog September 11, 2015
A droplet of clear liquid in a plastic tube no bigger than a Biro lid may not look that impressive, but it could hold the cancer cures of the future.
Category: Science blog August 21, 2015
Our researchers have made an unexpected connection between the biological processes involved in nerve repair and the way some cancers spread.