Our research projects

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Project
Seeking a possible new target for lymphoma treatment
Cancer type
Lymphoma
Research goal
New targeted treatments
Project
Chemotherapy and chromosomes: understanding the connection
Cancer type
General cancer research
Research goal
How cancer works
Project
Detecting new targets to treat bowel cancer
Cancer type
Bowel cancer
Research goal
New targeted treatments
Project
Understanding how bone marrow ’niches’ can help leukaemia cells to grow
Cancer type
Leukaemia
Research goal
How cancer works
Project
Boosting the ability of our immune system to better detect and more effectively destroy cancer
Cancer type
Melanoma
Prostate cancer
Research goal
New targeted treatments
Project
Using fruit flies to understand how brain cancer can hijack our blood vessels
Cancer type
Brain cancer
Research goal
How cancer works
Project
Powering down: Targeting the cancer cell batteries to stop cancer
Cancer type
General cancer research
Research goal
How cancer works
Project
Preventing glioblastoma tumours from importing new ‘batteries’ from brain cells
Cancer type
Brain cancer
Research goal
How cancer works
Project
Atchoo! Can understanding allergic reactions lead to new cancer treatments?
Cancer type
Melanoma
Research goal
Improving current treatments
Project
Uncovering the connection between liver disease and liver cancer
Cancer type
Liver cancer
Research goal
How cancer develops
Project
Breaking point: causes and consequences of ‘centromere breakage’ in cancer development
Cancer type
General cancer research
Research goal
How cancer works
Project
Treating cancer with a heart beat
Cancer type
General cancer research
Heart cancer
Research goal
How cancer works
Project
Targeting cancer’s weak spot – a new vulnerability for leukaemia
Cancer type
Leukaemia
Research goal
New targeted treatments
Project
Could a novel molecular tool help to improve the effectiveness of radiotherapy?
Cancer type
General cancer research
Research goal
New targeted treatments
Project
Could testosterone be used to treat a very rare cancer?
Cancer type
General cancer research
Research goal
How cancer works
Project
Flipping the molecular master switches that drive cancer
Cancer type
General cancer research
Research goal
How cancer works
Project
The role of the self-eating receptor p62 in stopping cancer spreading
Cancer type
General cancer research
Research goal
New targeted treatments
Project
Maximising the effectiveness of a targeted therapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma
Cancer type
Lymphoma
Research goal
New targeted treatments
Project
Discovering if mesothelioma cells compete or cooperate
Cancer type
Lung cancer
Research goal
How cancer works
Project
Pursuing new clues about the cause of a rare childhood blood cancer
Cancer type
Blood cancer
Childhood cancer
Research goal
New targeted treatments
Project
Stopping cancer coming back by better understanding how cancer stem cells behave
Cancer type
General cancer research
Research goal
How cancer works
Project
Shining a light on the link between obesity and breast cancer’s ability to spread
Cancer type
Breast cancer
Research goal
How cancer works
Project
Developing natural nanoparticle “smart bombs” to target hard-to-treat tumours
Cancer type
General cancer research
Breast cancer
Research goal
Improving current treatments
Project
Improving the effectiveness of a breast cancer treatment for more patients
Cancer type
Breast cancer
Research goal
Improving current treatments
Project
Tackling tough-to-treat brain cancers with new targeted treatments
Cancer type
Brain cancer
Research goal
New targeted treatments
Project
Revealing the role of natural killer cells in cancer immunity
Cancer type
Leukaemia
Research goal
Improving current treatments
Project
Do cancer cells work “collectively” to survive?
Cancer type
Melanoma
Research goal
How cancer works
Project
Precision vaccines and the potential for better immunotherapies
Cancer type
Melanoma
Research goal
New targeted treatments
Project
A new way to predict and treat the spread of cancer
Cancer type
General cancer research
Breast cancer
Bowel cancer
Research goal
How cancer develops
Project
Turning red lights green: How do cancer cells stop immune cells from doing their job?
Cancer type
General cancer research
Lung cancer
Research goal
How cancer works

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