Michael studied biochemistry at the University of Glasgow, before completing a PhD at Queen Mary University of London where he investigated how cells communicate. After that he worked in a science press office and joined Cancer Research UK’s News and Multimedia team in 2016, where he writes for the blog and news feed.
We look at how research could help to adapt and improve treatment for older patients, including inclusive clinical trials and pre-habilitation.
Category: Science blog June 30, 2018
The Government’s childhood obesity plan was updated this week, and there were calls for the HPV vaccine to be given to boys. Find out more in our weekly news digest.
A scientist has proposed a theory for how a common childhood cancer occurs, based on genetic faults and infections.
Category: Science blog May 19, 2018
Tributes were paid this week following the death of Tessa Jowell, and the Government announced increased funding for brain tumour research.
Breast cancer drugs and cancer myths were in the news this week. Find out why in our news digest.
Category: Science blog March 30, 2018
This week a study suggested that chemotherapy courses could be halved for some patients, and a new human organ may have been discovered. Read more in our news digest.
Using the PSA test for screening, and a plan to cut calories: check out the stories behind this week’s headlines.
‘Mini tumours’ to help guide treatment and NHS approval for three thyroid cancer drugs were in the news this week.
Vaping as well as cancer survival stats were in the news this week. We take a look behind the headlines in our roundup.