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Science and art collide at this year’s Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition

21st June 2022

An artwork by Professor Tyson V. Sharp from Barts Cancer Institute at Queen Mary University of London has been selected for display in Room VIII at the Royal Academy of Art’s prestigious Summer Exhibition.

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BCI researcher joins global Cancer Grand Challenges team

16th June 2022

Dr Benjamin Werner from Barts Cancer Institute at Queen Mary University of London is part of a world-class team of researchers that has been selected to receive a £20m Cancer Grand Challenges award to tackle the challenge of extrachromosomal DNA, a major driver of tumour evolution present in around a third of cancers.

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BCI researcher receives prestigious MRC grant to investigate how HPV infection develops into cancer

27th May 2022

Dr Sarah McClelland from BCI is part of a collaborative project that has secured £1.2 million in funding from the Medical Research Council to investigate the mechanisms leading to cancer development in cells infected with human papillomavirus.

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In conversation with Professor Marco Gerlinger

20th May 2022

This International Clinical Trials Day, we spoke with Professor Marco Gerlinger. Professor Gerlinger and his team’s laboratory research focuses on understanding and overcoming drug resistance in bowel and gastro-oesophageal cancers, and identifying new and more effective ways to treat these cancers using immunotherapies and combination therapies.

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Investigating new treatment targets for lymphoma, and beyond

5th May 2022

We spoke with Dr John Riches, Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Haemato-Oncology at Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London, about his team’s recent publication, which describes a new potential treatment target for a subset of lymphomas.

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Introducing Dr Diu Nguyen

29th April 2022

We would like to wish a very warm welcome to Dr Diu Nguyen who has recently joined the Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London as a Lecturer and Group Leader. Dr Nguyen joins us from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, USA, where she completed her postdoctoral training investigating the role of post-transcriptional regulation in normal and malignant cancer stem cells.

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