Articles by Bethan Warman

Turning back the molecular clock: Tracing cell lineage

6th January 2022

Researchers from Barts Cancer Institute at Queen Mary University of London, the Moffitt Cancer Center and the University of Southern California, have developed a new method that measures subtle changes to the genetic code of cells (called DNA methylation) to study the dynamics of what happens to cells within our bodies over time. The new method, published in Nature Biotechnology, provides a way to measure the birth and death of human cells, making it possible to trace cell lineage and evolution.

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Professor Nick Lemoine recognised in the New Year Honours List

5th January 2022

Congratulations to Professor Nick Lemoine, Director of Barts Cancer Institute at Queen Mary University of London, who has received a CBE for services to clinical research, particularly during COVID-19.

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Barts Cancer Institute at ASH 2021

17th December 2021

In December each year, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) hosts its Annual Meeting and Exposition – the premier event in malignant and non-malignant haematology. The event represents an invaluable opportunity for researchers at Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London to highlight their blood cancer research on an international stage.

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Investigating new strategies to target lung cancer

6th December 2021

Recent research from Barts Cancer Institute (BCI) at Queen Mary University of London has identified a novel therapeutic strategy to target lung cancer tumours that lack the gene LIMD1. We spoke with Professor Tyson V Sharp from BCI’s Centre for Cancer Cell & Molecular Biology, who led the study with Dr Sarah Martin, to find out more about the research and the significance of the findings.

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Barts Cancer Institute hosts its first Robotic Surgery Symposium

3rd December 2021

On 4th November 2021, Barts Cancer Institute at Queen Mary University of London, in partnership with Barts Health NHS Trust, hosted its first Robotic Surgery Symposium, focused on the use of robotic systems for minimally invasive (or laparoscopic) surgery.

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Prof Nick Lemoine interviewed on Channel 4 News about long COVID

29th November 2021

During the interview, Professor Lemoine highlighted that studies being undertaken across the country aim to elucidate the mechanisms involved in long COVID, and further studies are being set up to identify treatments that will be effective against the disease.

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