Nick studied biomedical sciences at the University of Manchester, including one year at the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute working on DNA damage and repair. He then ventured down south, completing a PhD at the Cancer Research UK London Research Institute on the signals that help cells move. He joined the News and Multimedia team in 2013, helping to manage the charity’s blog and news feed.
Category: Science Blog October 18, 2014
A melanoma ‘breadcrumb’ trail helps the disease spread, promising experimental blood cell treatment, plus what happens when science and fashion combine?
Category: Science Blog October 14, 2014
Our scientists have found that melanoma cells follow the ‘trail’ of a naturally-occurring molecule in the body, encouraging them to spread.
Category: Science Blog October 11, 2014
New research showing lung cancer may lie dormant for 20 years, this year’s crop of Nobel Prizes, and can green tea fight cancer?
Category: Science Blog October 4, 2014
Testing a more accurate imaging technique for neuroblastoma, 11 million work days lost to smoking, plus mantis shrimp eye technology and more.
Category: Science Blog October 3, 2014
To mark the launch of our latest Citizen Science game, Reverse The Odds, we caught up with one the researchers that you’ll be helping by playing the game.
Category: Science Blog October 1, 2014
Cancer Campaigns Ambassadors Clive Barley shares his personal story of bowel cancer and why he campaigns for Government to improve early diagnosis.
Category: Science Blog September 20, 2014
New research on prostate cancer drug resistance, the impact of the ‘Angelina Jolie effect’, and can chokeberries boost chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer?