Safia studied biology at UCL and she followed that up with a PhD looking at how cancer cells respond to chemotherapy. Her first three years at CRUK were with the science communications team but she’s since moved to research funding where she’s looking for ways to boost research into cancers of the pancreas, lung, oesophagus and brain.
Category: Science blog April 29, 2014
As we launch our new strategy, we catch up with chief scientist, Professor Nic Jones, and get his take on our plans for the future.
Category: Science blog September 12, 2013
We welcome the latest group of scientists who’ve just been awarded funding from Cancer Research UK.
Category: Science blog June 4, 2013
This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series MicroenvironmentIn our previous post in this series, we talked about how the tumo...
Category: Science blog February 11, 2013
This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series MicroenvironmentNo man is an island, and the same can be said of tumour cells. Pre...
Category: Science blog February 1, 2013
This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series MicroenvironmentRegular readers will know that the infrastructure supporting a tum...
Category: Science blog August 3, 2012
Biology has its share of contentious issues, and the existence of cancer ‘stem cells’ – treatment-resistant cells a...
Category: Science blog June 7, 2012
Professor Phil Ingham's research in fruit flies and fish evolved into a drug to treat patients with advanced basal cell ca...
Category: Science blog December 15, 2011
When it came to avoiding extremes, Goldilocks knew what she was doing as she plumped for the perfect porridge. In fact, he...
Category: Science blog December 1, 2011
Being told your child has cancer is every parent’s worst nightmare. But every year, around 1500 families are given this ...
Category: Science blog November 16, 2011
No man is an island – we exist together with other people in families, communities and societies. The same is true of ca...