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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 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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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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£3.1 million for PROTECT trial

6th May 2022

Yorkshire Cancer Research has announced a £3.1 million grant for research led by Ranjit Manchanda to investigate the risks, benefits, and feasibility of introducing population-based genetic testing for ‘all’ women to find out if they are at high risk of cancer. Thousands of women living in Yorkshire and other parts of the UK will be offered tests as part of the PROTECT (Population based germline testing for early detection and cancer prevention) clinical trial.

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Prof Manchanda receives prestigious recognition from India’s leading medical school

17th March 2022

Congratulations to Professor Ranjit Manchanda from the CRUK Barts Centre who has been awarded the Distinguished Infosys Chair in Oncology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India.

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