Articles by bwarman

The REMODEL project: Remodelling tumour microenvironments to improve immunotherapy

12th October 2022

Professor Fran Balkwill from Barts Cancer Institute at Queen Mary University of London has received a UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Frontier Research grant of over £2 million to investigate the most effective ways to remodel cancers to enhance the effects of immunotherapy.

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BCI PhD Day – Celebrating the work of our postgraduate research students

7th October 2022

After taking place online for the last two years running, we were pleased to be able to hold this year’s annual BCI PhD Day in person on 15th September. Organised by the BCI PhD Forum, PhD Day celebrates the work of our postgraduate research students and provides the opportunity for them to showcase their research to fellow students and academics.

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Celebrating a New Milestone at the PCRF Tissue Bank

29th September 2022

Recently, the PCRF Tissue Bank registered its 1,000th tissue donor, reaching a new milestone. We spoke with Amina Saad, who is responsible for over 660 donor registrations, including the Tissue Bank’s 1,000th registration, about her role as a Tissue Collection Officer within the Tissue Bank team.

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Study identifies how cancer-causing gene regulates genetic variation in prostate cancer

27th September 2022

Researchers from Barts Cancer Institute at Queen Mary University of London, the Italian Institute for Genomic Medicine, and the University of Milan have identified a novel role for a cancer-causing gene in controlling an important genetic process that underpins genetic variation in prostate cancer.

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Understanding the role of cancer’s circular genome in tumour evolution

23rd September 2022

New research, co-led by Dr Benjamin Werner from Barts Cancer Institute at Queen Mary University of London, indicates that the circular DNA structures present in around a third of cancers lead to extensive genetic diversity within tumours, giving them the ability to adapt rapidly to environmental stress and resist targeted cancer treatment.

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Her Majesty The Queen, Elizabeth II: 1926-2022

9th September 2022

It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Her Majesty The Queen. We extend our deepest sympathies to The Royal Family at this very difficult time.

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