Michael studied biochemistry at the University of Glasgow, before completing a PhD at Queen Mary University of London where he investigated how cells communicate. After that he worked in a science press office and joined Cancer Research UK’s News and Multimedia team in 2016, where he writes for the blog and news feed.
Category: Science blog April 21, 2017
How is CRISPR genome editing helping harness the power of immunotherapy?
Category: Science blog April 14, 2017
Immunotherapies are showing promise but not for every tumour, calls for boys to be vaccinated against HPV, and... what's killer about sofas? Find out in the new...
Category: Science blog April 1, 2017
New guidelines to help cut sugar levels, old and new cancer waiting targets, tools to improve diagnosis, and... why is vitamin C in the headlines? We explain al...
Category: Science blog March 25, 2017
Headlines say cancer down to ‘bad luck’; the Pill and cancer risk; on average global smoking rates are falling; and can a blood test work for screening?
Category: Science blog March 24, 2017
New research predicts that 2 in 3 cancers are ‘due to bad luck’, we look at why the story is a bit more complicated than that.
Category: Science blog March 11, 2017
Smoking rates are falling, NHS England is failing on waiting times, Budget day came around and… are you what you eat?
Category: Science blog March 10, 2017
This year’s British Science Week runs from 10th – 19th March, and the theme is ‘change’.
Category: Science blog March 2, 2017
We find out about how cells can ignore messages that would otherwise control them.
Category: Science blog February 16, 2017
Today is Innovation Day, so we’re taking a look at some of the cutting edge technologies that our researchers are using in their efforts to understand and tre...