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 June 22, 2017
We launch phase 2 of our Grand Challenge with 8 of the biggest questions in cancer research.
Category: Science blog June 17, 2017
Smoking rates falling, aspirin has risks as well as benefits, breast cancer drug U-turn in England and… what's behind the talk of ‘tanning drugs’? Here's ...
Category: Science blog June 2, 2017
We find out about what fruit flies have to teach us about how to fight cancer.
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?