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CRISPR gene editing: new chapter in cancer research or blot in the ethical copybook?

Category: Science blog February 1, 2016 2 comments

We explore a new revolutionary gene editing technology called CRISPR that’s taking labs by storm as scientists look to understand the genetics behind cancer.

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Biotherapeutics – a new funding scheme for research

Category: Science blog October 21, 2014 1 comment

Our latest funding scheme focuses on the emerging field of biotherapeutics – smarter cancer treatments based on cells and biological molecules.

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Could ‘stealth’ viruses and microbubbles help treat cancer?

Category: Science blog February 14, 2014 3 comments

Our researchers are developing innovative new techniques to find better ways to treat cancer in the future.

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Expert Opinion: Professor Nick Lemoine on pancreatic cancer

Category: Science blog October 12, 2011 9 comments

Pancreatic cancer continues to be one of the hardest cancers to treat, so as part of our Research Strategy, we’ve pledge...

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April podcast is now live

Category: Science blog April 9, 2009 Comments are closed

In April’s podcast we find out about cancer research in Northern Ireland, as the charity unveils the latest Cancer R...

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Nano-scale advance in targeted cancer therapy

Category: Science blog March 24, 2009 5 comments

Perhaps the biggest challenge in cancer treatment is the issue of selectivity – how to kill cancer cells while leaving h...

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Viruses in disguise could be key to ovarian cancer treatment

Category: Science blog July 30, 2008 Comments are closed

Ovarian cancer affects over 6,600 women in the UK, and 190,000 worldwide, every year. What’s more, treating it successfu...

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