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Cancer cell communications

12th March 2021

We spoke with Dr Susana Godinho, Group Leader in Barts Cancer Institute’s Centre for Cancer Cell and Molecular Biology, to find out about her recent paper published in Current Biology. Dr Godinho and her team set out to identify why cancer cells carrying extra centrosomes exhibit increased release of communications packages known as small extracellular vesicles.

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Researchers develop virus-based treatment platform to fight pancreatic cancer

27th January 2021

Researchers from Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London, and Zhengzhou University have developed a powerful therapeutic platform that uses a modified virus for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. By using the virus in combination with other drugs, the treatment significantly extended survival in preclinical models of pancreatic cancer.

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CAR T cell therapy for pancreatic cancer

22nd January 2021

Researchers from Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London, have identified a protein that may represent a novel therapeutic target for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. Using this protein as a target, the team successfully created a CAR T cell therapy – a type of immunotherapy – that killed pancreatic cancer cells in a pre-clinical model.

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Study receives prize for Research Excellence in Pathology

14th January 2021

Congratulations to Barts Cancer Institute’s Professor Hemant Kocher, who is co-lead author of the paper selected by The Journal of Pathology for the Jeremy Jass Prize for the calendar year 2019.

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PCRF’s national pancreas tissue bank opens to UK-based researchers

11th December 2020

The UK’s national tissue bank for pancreatic diseases at Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London, is now open for UK-based researchers needing samples of blood, urine and saliva to aid their research.

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Our pancreatic cancer research

19th November 2020

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and today (19th November) is World Pancreatic Cancer Day. Join us in looking back at some of our pancreatic cancer research from the last year.

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