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Mustard gas – from the Great War to frontline chemotherapy

Category: Science Blog August 27, 2014

This entry is part 17 of 17 in the series Our milestones

From the Great War trenches to the frontline against cancer, mustard gas has come a long way, thanks to the outstanding research of chemist Alexander Haddow.

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A tribute to Professor Julian Lewis

Category: Science Blog May 2, 2014

We pay tribute to Professor Julian Lewis – an inspirational scientist and mentor who sadly passed away this week.

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The link between working with asbestos and mesothelioma – case closed?

Category: Science Blog January 20, 2014

This entry is part 15 of 17 in the series Our milestones

In 1978 Professor Julian Peto published a scientific paper that influenced many lives, by helping to usher in an era free from asbestos.

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Cancer, wounds and inflammation – something fishy going on

Category: Science Blog December 5, 2013

Professor Paul Martin tells us about his cancer journey and his research on wound healing and cancer.

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Counting copies: HER2 and the development of Herceptin

Category: Science Blog September 20, 2013

This entry is part 14 of 17 in the series Our milestones

Continuing Our Milestones series, we take a look at a key breast cancer molecule and the development of the breast cancer drug Herceptin.

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Cancer cells spreading around the body – a dangerous game?

Category: Science Blog September 11, 2013

Research is showing how understanding the key controls that make cells move could help fight the lethal spread of cancer.

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