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PCRF’s national pancreas tissue bank extends access to precious pancreas samples

26th August 2022

The world’s first national pancreas tissue bank has recently opened its stores to UK-based researchers to access high-quality pancreas samples that will facilitate vital research into improving the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer.

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Celebrating 10 years of the Breast Cancer Now Tissue Bank

19th August 2022

This summer, the Breast Cancer Now Tissue Bank is celebrating 10 years of enabling vital breast cancer research. Since opening in 2012, the Tissue Bank has provided researchers across the globe with access to high-quality breast tissue, breast cells and blood samples from breast cancer patients, driving advances in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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BCI researcher receives new Pancreatic Cancer UK Fellowship

20th July 2022

Congratulations to Dr Audrey Lumeau, Postdoctoral Researcher at Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London, who has received a Career Foundation Fellowship from the charity Pancreatic Cancer UK to investigate chromosomal instability in pancreatic cancer and its role in therapy resistance.

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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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