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Vivian Li, group leader of the stem cell and cancer biology lab at the Francis Crick Institute

Disrupted cell signalling, hijacked stem cells and the power of 'mini-guts' – we hear from Dr Vivian Li on the challenges and opportunities of developing colorectal cancer treatments. Disrupted cell signalling, hijacked stem cells and the power of 'mini-guts' – we hear from Dr Vivian Li on the challenges and opportunities of developing colorectal cancer treatments.

by Phil Prime | In depth | 11 February 2022

11 February 2022

The first episode features Ruth Plummer. Ruth is Professor of Experimental Cancer Medicine at Newcastle University and Director of the CRUK Newcastle Cancer Centre. She talks about how the DNA repair inhibition field has changed over 20 years, her instrumental role in the development of the PARP inhibitor Rucaparib and why work/life balance is so important for the future of research life. The first episode features Ruth Plummer. Ruth is Professor of Experimental Cancer Medicine at Newcastle University and Director of the CRUK Newcastle Cancer Centre. She talks about how the DNA repair inhibition field has changed over 20 years, her instrumental role in the development of the PARP inhibitor Rucaparib and why work/life balance is so important for the future of research life.

by Phil Prime | Podcast | 4 February 2022

4 February 2022

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Cancer Research Matters - series 1

Two of our Research Committee Chairs take stock of the incredible science done over 2021 and tell us what they are excited about in the year to come Two of our Research Committee Chairs take stock of the incredible science done over 2021 and tell us what they are excited about in the year to come

by Phil Prime | Analysis | 21 January 2022

21 January 2022

Charlie Swanton, our chief clinician, headed to the world’s most important climate change conference to talk about the links between pollution and lung cancer in never smokers... Charlie Swanton, our chief clinician, headed to the world’s most important climate change conference to talk about the links between pollution and lung cancer in never smokers...

by Phil Prime | In depth | 13 December 2021

13 December 2021

We speak with two science communication masters about the benefits, ethics and sheer fun of communicating your research to the public. We speak with two science communication masters about the benefits, ethics and sheer fun of communicating your research to the public.

by Phil Prime | In depth | 22 November 2021

22 November 2021

On LGBTQ+ STEM day, we hear from two Cancer Research UK scientists on the power of diversity and why bringing your full self to your research is so important… On LGBTQ+ STEM day, we hear from two Cancer Research UK scientists on the power of diversity and why bringing your full self to your research is so important…

by Phil Prime | In depth | 18 November 2021

18 November 2021

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Diversity in research
Eithne Costello

Professor Eithne Costello on the challenges of ambitious trials, the evolution of early detection as a field in its own right and why a guiding framework is all important. Professor Eithne Costello on the challenges of ambitious trials, the evolution of early detection as a field in its own right and why a guiding framework is all important.

by Phil Prime | Interview | 12 November 2021

12 November 2021

We caught up with Director of Research, Dr Catherine Elliott, to talk pandemic recovery, research careers and the role of curiosity in a goal driven scientific environment We caught up with Director of Research, Dr Catherine Elliott, to talk pandemic recovery, research careers and the role of curiosity in a goal driven scientific environment

by Phil Prime | Interview | 2 November 2021

2 November 2021

We speak to Professor Shankar Balasubramanian about his work on NGS, his incredible translational journey and the power of the pub… We speak to Professor Shankar Balasubramanian about his work on NGS, his incredible translational journey and the power of the pub…

by Phil Prime | Interview | 15 October 2021

15 October 2021

Cytosponge

Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald on the power of collaboration, taking risks and the rise of early detection as a hot topic for researchers... Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald on the power of collaboration, taking risks and the rise of early detection as a hot topic for researchers...

by Phil Prime | Interview | 7 October 2021

7 October 2021

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Delivering the future of paediatric brain tumour therapy

Dr Lisa Ruff tells us why drug delivery is so important for the treatment of paediatric brain tumours – and why hydrogels could be key to a breakthrough… Dr Lisa Ruff tells us why drug delivery is so important for the treatment of paediatric brain tumours – and why hydrogels could be key to a breakthrough…

by Phil Prime | Research Feature | 7 October 2021

7 October 2021