Grants & Awards

BCI director Professor Nick Lemoine receives China's highest award for foreign experts

Posted in General News, Grants & Awards Published by Reza Roozitalab 29 November 2017

Professor Lemoine is only the fifth British scientist to have received this honour

BCI director Professor Nick Lemoine receives China's highest award for foreign experts

BCI director Professor Nick Lemoine has been awarded the China Friendship Award - the country’s highest award for ‘foreign experts who have made outstanding contributions to the country's economic and social progress’.

How Dr Katiuscia Bianchi is using a CRUK Pioneer Award to beat cancer sooner

Posted in General News, Grants & Awards Published by Reza Roozitalab 03 November 2017

A PIONEERING AWARD FOR PIONEERING RESEARCH

How Dr Katiuscia Bianchi is using a CRUK Pioneer Award to beat cancer sooner

With the support of a recent £188,000 Pioneer Award from Cancer Research UK, Dr Katiuscia Bianchi and her team are developing an innovative method to allow researchers to screen and identify new drugs targeting a particular metabolic pathway that cancer cells use to thrive.

Professor Sir Nicholas Wright Awarded Honorary Degree from Imperial College

Posted in General News, Grants & Awards Published by Reza Roozitalab 02 November 2017

Awarded by Imperial College London for outstanding contribution to medicine

Professor Sir Nicholas Wright Awarded Honorary Degree from Imperial College

Professor Sir Nicholas Wright, who leads the Centre for Tumour Biology, has in recognition of his outstanding contribution to medicine, been awarded an honorary doctor of science degree...

Professor Jack Cuzick wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted in Grants & Awards Published by Kaye Yeung 20 September 2017

Professor Jack Cuzick wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Jack Cuzick has received the Cancer Research UK Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his lifetime commitment in the field of cancer prevention and detection.

Prof. Fran Balkwill wins Inspiring Leadership in Research Engagement Prize

Posted in Grants & Awards Published by Zoe Leech 20 June 2017

Prof. Fran Balkwill wins Inspiring Leadership in Research Engagement Prize

Professor Fran Balkwill was presented with the Inspiring Leadership in Research Engagement Prize in recognition of her significant commitment and contributions to public engagement with science the CRUK Researchers’ Retreat 2017.

Prof. John Gribben awarded Binet-Rai Medal for outstanding contribution to CLL research

Posted in Grants & Awards Published by Zoe Leech 01 June 2017

Prof. John Gribben awarded Binet-Rai Medal for outstanding contribution to CLL research

Congratulations to Professor John Gribben, who was recently awarded with the prestigious Binet-Rai Medal for his outstanding contribution to Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) research.

The Cancer Research UK Barts Centre receives greater investment

Posted in BCI Spotlight Articles, Grants & Awards Published by Marianne Baker 03 April 2017

Renewed and Increased Funding

The Cancer Research UK Barts Centre receives greater investment

We have received fantastic news about the Cancer Research UK Barts Centre, which will continue to be supported by charity funding.

Cancer Research UK has announced their investment of over £220 million in their UK network of Centres, of which Barts is proud to be a part...

Cancer Research UK Grand Challenge award for BCI researchers

Posted in BCI Spotlight Articles, Grants & Awards Published by Zoe Leech 10 February 2017

Cancer Research UK Grand Challenge award for BCI researchers

Professor John F Marshall, Dr Becki Pike and collaborators have been announced as one of the first global research teams to be recipients of Cancer Research UK’s Grand Challenge award.

They aim to create the equivalent of a ‘Google Earth’ for cancer, mapping tumours in unprecedented detail – from the whole tumour down to individual molecules in cells...

New PCRF grants and Industrial CASE studentship awarded

Posted in Grants & Awards Published by Zoe Leech 18 January 2017

New PCRF grants and Industrial CASE studentship awarded

Three of our researchers in the Centres for Tumour Biology and Molecular Oncology have recently won awards allowing them to begin and continue research projects in pancreatic cancer and make headway in finding new treatments...

New grant to help predict oesophageal cancer risk

Posted in Grants & Awards Published by Zoe Leech 04 July 2016

Understanding the evolution of Barrett’s oesophagus

New grant to help predict oesophageal cancer risk

Dr Stuart McDonald will receive a programme foundation award of ~ £1.2 million from Cancer Research UK.

It will allow the group to study how the pre-cancerous condition Barrett’s oesophagus evolves into cancer through investigating genetic and structural changes in the tissue over time.

With this award the team also hopes to find novel biomarkers that can change how we look after patients with Barrett’s oesopahgus...

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