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London Marathon Director Hugh Brasher and Pancreatic Cancer UK Visit the BCI

Posted in General News, Engagement Published by Reza Roozitalab 16 November 2017

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month #PCAM

London Marathon Director Hugh Brasher and Pancreatic Cancer UK Visit the BCI

London Marathon director Hugh Brasher and members of the team from Pancreatic Cancer UK visited the BCI to learn about the latest research and what is being done to beat pancreatic cancer sooner.

Epigenetic editing: not just a one 'hit' wonder

Posted in General News, Publications Published by Reza Roozitalab 13 November 2017

New research published today in Nature Communications

Epigenetic editing: not just a one 'hit' wonder

For the very first time, researchers at BCI have shown that modifying the ‘epigenome’ of a healthy breast cell is not only possible, but precise enough to initiate a chain reaction of events that make the cell abnormal.

A link between low oxygen "loving" microbes and prostate cancer?

Posted in General News, Publications Published by Reza Roozitalab 09 November 2017

New MALDI-TOF research suggests a link between prostate cancer and low "oxygen" loving bacteria

 A link between low oxygen

Research by Professor Tim Oliver brings to light a possible new link between microbes and prostate cancer, an association that may indicate a radical change in thinking about the causes of the disease.

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...

A New Target Linked with Several Aggressive Forms of Blood Tumour

Posted in General News, Publications Published by Reza Roozitalab 23 October 2017

Lamin B1 - a potential target for follicular lymphoma and Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

Manipulating levels of Lamin B1 may one day prove an effective treatment option for patients with lymphomas and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia...

RECRUITING: ATOMIC-meso, a Global Randomised Trial of Triplet Drug Therapy for Malignant Mesothelioma

Posted in General News Published by Reza Roozitalab 19 October 2017

ADI-PEG20 continues to show promise

RECRUITING: ATOMIC-meso, a Global Randomised Trial of Triplet Drug Therapy for Malignant Mesothelioma

Several ongoing clinical trials, led by Dr Peter Szlosarek at the Barts Cancer Centre, continue to investigate the clinical efficacy of "arginine starvation" using ADI-PEG20...

Dr Peter Szlosarek at the 18th IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer

Posted in Conferences, BCI on the Road Published by Reza Roozitalab 17 October 2017

ADI-PEG20 with Immune Checkpoint Blockade for Malignant Mesothelioma

Dr Peter Szlosarek at the 18th IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer

Tomorrow, Wednesday 18th October, Dr Peter Szlosarek will present "Pegylated Arginine Deiminase Potentiates PD-1/PDL-1 Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Malignant Mesothelioma" at the 18th IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer, Yokohama, Japan...

New Group Leaders at BCI

Posted in General News Published by Reza Roozitalab 16 October 2017

New and familiar faces at Barts Cancer Institute

New Group Leaders at BCI

Congratulations to academic staff members Dr Jessica Okosun & Kevin Rouault-Pierre from our Centre for Haematology Oncology and Dr Oliver Pearce from the Centre for Cancer & Inflammation! 

Find out more about the research that our new group leaders will carry out...

2017 Barry Reed PhD Studentships

Posted in General News, BCI Spotlight Articles, Engagement Published by Reza Roozitalab 11 October 2017

4 new students awarded Barry Reed PhD studentships for 2017

2017 Barry Reed PhD Studentships

Thanks to the fundraising efforts of Norah Reed, once again, we are delighted to welcome a second cohort of Barry Reed PhD students to BCI. The 4 new exciting projects...

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