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 February 16, 2015
New research has revealed the differences between attitudes to cancer screening and whether people take part – one of the scientists behind the study explores.
Category: Science blog February 14, 2015
HRT and ovarian cancer risk, what people say and do when it comes to screening and is there really a ‘breath-sniffing’ smartphone app to diagnose cancer?
Category: Science blog February 7, 2015
New figures show 1 in 2 will get cancer, research on the cancer-resistant naked mole rat and what’s the deal with the latest ‘simple blood test’ for cance...
Category: Science blog February 2, 2015
In the third in our series of guest posts from our Cancer Campaigns Ambassadors, Rosa shares her personal story about surgery.
Category: Science blog January 31, 2015
Concerns over people dismissing symptoms, a new campaign about persistent heartburn and what does ‘unboiling’ an egg have to do with cancer research?
Category: Science blog January 24, 2015
Great news about standardised cigarette packaging, research on couples getting healthy and some questionable science around e-cigarettes – here’s the news.