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BCI successes at NCRI 2016

Posted in Conferences, In the Press, Publications Published by Marianne Baker 04 November 2016

New research coverage and poster prizes for Barts researchers

BCI successes at NCRI 2016

Congratulations to this year's poster prize winning PhD students, Lei Xu and Viola Walther, and to Dr Yong-Jie Lu for publishing their latest research on monitoring for prostate cancer spread using new blood test technology.

Read more about this year's conference...

EACR Image of the Month winner: Prof. John F Marshall

Posted in Images Published by Marianne Baker 24 October 2016

EACR Image of the Month winner: Prof. John F Marshall

Congratulations to our Prof. John F. Marshall, first winner of the European Association for Cancer Research's Image of the Month competition!

The EACR Image of the Month highlights outstanding scientific images from EACR members...

QMUL Festival of Communities

Posted in BCI on the Road, Engagement, Events, Images Published by Marianne Baker 09 June 2016

BCI Art Installation

QMUL Festival of Communities

The QMUL Festival of Communitites came to a conclusion on Saturday 4th June with the QMUL Campus Festival at Mile End.

The BCI had an exlusive photographic installation at the festival: "Bringing Cancer Research to Life", which showcased some of our beautiful science imagery...

BCI Postdoc wins breast cancer computer modelling image competition

Posted in Images Published by Marianne Baker 27 May 2016

BCI Postdoc wins breast cancer computer modelling image competition

Congratulations to our postdoctoral researcher Dr Ed Carter, whose 3D image of breast duct cells has won the Computer Modelling category in an image competition joint run by BioMed Central's Breast Cancer Research journal and Breast Cancer Now...

BCI success in Academy of Medical Sciences grant awards

Posted in Grants & Awards Published by Marianne Baker 13 May 2016

BCI success in Academy of Medical Sciences grant awards

Three researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have been awarded £100,000 each by the Academy of Medical Sciences. Two are here at BCI: Dr Paulo Ribeiro and Dr Angus Cameron.

The grants are designed to support researchers in the first years of their independent career with funds, training and mentoring. Angus' grant is for the study of cancer-associated fibroblasts (CAFs) while Paulo’s grant will fund a project studying tissue growth mechanisms...

New PCRF grant to support pancreatic cancer research at BCI

Posted in Grants & Awards Published by Marianne Baker 05 February 2016

New PCRF grant to support pancreatic cancer research at BCI

The Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (PCRF) is funding six new research projects, including another here at BCI, with a total of £1 million - bringing the charity’s support for research into the UK’s most lethal cancer to over £8 million.

Included in the 6 funded projects are our Dr Patricia Sancho, and former PhD student, now postdoc at Imperial College, Dr Fieke Froeling...

Funding secured to revolutionise personalised prostate cancer treatments

Posted in Grants & Awards Published by Marianne Baker 23 November 2015

3D tumour model to test anti-cancer viruses & drugs

Funding secured to revolutionise personalised prostate cancer treatments

Barts Charity have funded a new project led by Dr Gunnel Halldén in our Centre for Molecular Oncology. This work aims to develop a method to test new combinations of cancer treatments on prostate cancer.

Ultimately they hope to use the test for individual patients, to provide personalised therapies...

Catching escaped tumour cells to monitor prostate cancer progression

Posted in Publications Published by Marianne Baker 25 September 2015

Catching escaped tumour cells to monitor prostate cancer progression

A new study published by Dr Yong-Jie Lu's group in our Centre for Molecular Oncology shows the potential for developing a simple blood test for use in personalised prostate cancer medicine.

While this study is preliminary, it shows promise that this type of test could be developed and used in the clinic...

Pancreatic cancer stem cells “breathe” - can we suffocate them?

Posted in Publications Published by Marianne Baker 10 September 2015

Pancreatic cancer stem cells “breathe” - can we suffocate them?

The latest work from our Centre for Stem Cells in Cancer & Ageing, in collaboration with the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre, shows that pancreatic cancer stem cells' metabolism differs from other cancer cells.

This revelation could lead to new treatment options for pancreatic cancer patients...

MRC funding for research on cancer epigenetics at BCI

Posted in Grants & Awards Published by Marianne Baker 25 March 2015

MRC funding for research on cancer epigenetics at BCI

Dr Gabriela Ficz in the Centre for Haemato-Oncology will receive £860,000 to lead projects focused on understanding epigenetic changes in cancer's early stages.

Epigenetics is the modification of DNA in ways that do not change the code itself...

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