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 July 25, 2015
New recommendations for NHS cancer care, bone-strengthening drugs, Tasmanian Devil tumours and do you really need to cook rice in a coffee pot?
Category: Science blog July 1, 2015
Find out how our researchers in Manchester are fishing in blood samples for clues to how lung cancer becomes resistant to treatment
Category: Science blog June 13, 2015
New stats on cancer, Wales might ban e-cigarettes indoors, plus research on nuts, being stressed and what’s the deal with power stations?
Category: Science blog June 6, 2015
Combined immunotherapy treatments, a disappointing decision on an ovarian cancer drug, plus why you shouldn’t rely on a wristband to measure sun exposure.
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.