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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.

News digest – treatment targets missed, prostate cancer and obesity, liquid hand soap and more

Category: Science Blog November 22, 2014

Cancer treatment target missed again, evidence links obesity and aggressive prostate cancer, plus could liquid hand gel be harming your health?

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Getting cancer’s story straight

Category: Science Blog November 16, 2014

In this guest post from one of our researchers we dig a bit deeper into cancer’s genetic story and tackle the mystery of some missing pages.

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News digest – DNA ‘blind spots’, monster chromosomes, the Cancer Drugs Fund and more

Category: Science Blog November 15, 2014

Unravelling cancer’s genetic ‘blind spots’, what’s a ‘monster chromosome’? Plus the latest announcements on the controversial Cancer Drugs Fund.

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Crowdfunding cancer research – our latest experiment and how you can help

Category: Science Blog November 14, 2014

We’ve launched three exciting crowdfunding projects with our researchers. Will they receive the money they need? Only you can decide.

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It’s lung cancer awareness month

Category: Science Blog November 9, 2014

November is lung cancer awareness month, so we’ve pulled together key information about the disease and what we’re doing to improve survival.

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NCRI 2014 conference summary – day 3

Category: Science Blog November 5, 2014

Here’s our round up from day three of the NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.

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NCRI 2014 conference summary – day 2

Category: Science Blog November 4, 2014

Here’s our round up from day two of the NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.

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