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 1, 2016
We explore a new revolutionary gene editing technology called CRISPR that’s taking labs by storm as scientists look to understand the genetics behind cancer.
Category: Science blog January 30, 2016
Cancer drugs approved, a tiny microscope for spotting cancer cells, engineering molecules so cells can ‘sense’ and why some £5 olive oil isn’t worth it.
Category: Science blog January 20, 2016
We home in on the fifth of our Grand Challenges, and ask the experts about what it will take to build a ‘Google Street View’ for cancer.
Category: Science blog January 16, 2016
Obama’s ‘moon-shot’, new changes proposed for bowel and cervical screening and is there life on Mars? Here’s the week’s cancer news.
Category: Science blog January 9, 2016
Updated alcohol guidelines, our obesity report reveals worrying trends and how are Tasmanian devils catching cancer? Here’s the week’s cancer news.
Category: Science blog December 19, 2015
No definitive answer on ovarian cancer screening, misleading charity spending claims, luck and can vitamin A stop bowel cancer spreading?
Category: Science blog December 12, 2015
Scanning for oxygen, tiny tech and nanobubbles, Chief Medical Officer on obesity threat, NHS green light for ovarian cancer drug and spot the contradiction.