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 May 9, 2015
Behind the ovarian cancer ‘blood test’ headlines, new drugs to tackle resistance, plus what can a supercomputer called Watson do to help cancer care?
Category: Science blog May 2, 2015
Keeping active among bowel cancer patients, misleading reports of a ‘DNA-detecting toothbrush’, plus hype around a non-existent ‘test’ for cancer.
Category: Science blog May 1, 2015
Fancy hearing about the latest developments in cancer research? Well some of our scientists might be gathering in a venue near you to tell all.
Category: Science blog April 25, 2015
New immunotherapy results from a big US conference, another first step towards ‘personalised cancer vaccines’, plus what’s an ‘injectable lab’?
Category: Science blog April 18, 2015
Piecing together cancer’s family tree, new research exposes melanoma’s ‘safe have’, plus another ‘simple blood test’ that’s not so simple, or a bl...
Category: Science blog April 13, 2015
We explore new research showing how healthy cells surrounding a melanoma may help the cancer cells become resistant to targeted cancer drugs.
Category: Science blog April 11, 2015
Package holiday boom and increased skin cancer rates, breast cancer cells may mimic blood vessels to spread and clams can catch cancer from clams.