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 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.
Category: Science blog January 17, 2015
More news on Government cancer drug funding, hyperactive gene linked to aggressive form of breast cancer and can oxygen cause lung cancer?
Category: Science blog January 10, 2015
Tough news on Government cancer drug funding, 2.5 million people living with cancer in 2015 and is cancer ‘mainly bad luck’? Here’s the week’s cancer ne...
Category: Science blog January 6, 2015
We explore the fascinating story of how an anonymous letter sparked a new approach for researching cancer in the UK.
Category: Science blog December 20, 2014
Government science funding announcement, exercise and prostate cancer, plus a handful of stories about drug approval – here’s the week’s cancer news.
Category: Science blog December 12, 2014
Cancer Campaigns Ambassador Elizabeth Bailey shares her personal story of breast cancer and why she campaigns for Government to improve access to radiotherapy.
Category: Science blog December 8, 2014
We explore new research on how cancer cells divide, and a potential weakness that could be exploited to kill them.