Leicester Cancer Research Centre


Welcome to Leicester Cancer Research Centre 

 

Leicester Cancer Research Centre is part of the College of Life Sciences and comprises of 16 academic and clinical-academic staff who are located in the Robert Kilpatrick Clinical Sciences Building and the Osborne Building at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, and in the Hodgkin and Henry Wellcome Buildings on the main University campus.

slide2.jpgThe Centre is recognised internationally for its competitive research in Cancer, notably chemoprevention, early detection and personalised medicines. We have a broad portfolio of studies in thoracic oncology and lymphoid malignancies with more focused interests in colorectal, pancreatic and breast cancers as well as melanoma.

The Centre is leading the recent renewal of the Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC).

The Centre also hosts the Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) and the East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit.

Postgraduate students have the opportunity to study in a supportive and nurturing environment for the degree of MSc in Molecular Pathology and Therapeutics of Cancer, in addition to supervision for the degrees of MPhil, MD and PhD. Interested in doing a PhD with us.. please click this link

Undergraduate study is encompassed within the general Medical MB ChB degree, where students learn all aspects of clinical medicine with rotation through different specialities, whilst developing skills in patient care.

The centre is part of the University's Open Access publishing initiative.

The centre holds an Athena Swan silver award award. See here for more details

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All the staff and students of The Leicester Cancer Research Centre send their congratulations and best wishes to Dr Qais Al Ismaeel who passed his Viva on 23rd November 2017. Well Done.

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Tumour analysis following surgery could provide breakthrough in predicting how well cancer patients respond to drug treatment

Details here

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New: Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund

Details

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Centre Health and Wellbeing Group
Join up for a walk on the park Friday lunchtime - details here.

More information from Jenny McNair jm65@le.ac.uk

MPhil MD PhD with us

Please click this link

Studentship Project

Use of the tumour explant platform combined with digital pathology evaluation to characterise the response of the tumour microenvironment to anticancer therapies

Supervisor: Catrin Pritchard

Information here

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Contact Details

Leicester Cancer Research Centre
Clinical Sciences Building
University of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Leicester LE2 7LX

T: +44 (0) 116 252 3170
E: cancerstudies@le.ac.uk

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Accessibility

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The University of Leicester is committed to equal access to our facilities. DisabledGo has a detailed accessibility guide for the Robert Kilpatrick Clinical Sciences Building.