LCRC Studenships

Dr Dave Guttery and Dr Esther Moss:-

‘A personalised approach to detect and treat endometrial cancer recurrence through mutation tracking in circulating tumour DNA and in vitro drug combination studies’

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Professor Catrin Pritchard and Professor Dean Fennell:-

 ‘Characterisation of macrophage phenotype and mechanisms of recruitment in mesothelioma’

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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

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All the staff and students in the LCRC extend their congratulations to Bethan Rogoyski and Sam Khan for being awarded travel bursaries from UKEMS and Health Education England respectively so they could attend the Cancer Prevention Conference in Germany.

Bethan presented her poster entitled “From Asbestos to Zinc – Can We Prevent Mesothlioma Using Repurposed Drugs?”

Sam presented her work on TBS2017-122-SK - "Targeting Nanog in colorectal tissue explant models for the evaluation of cancer prevention agents"


Congratulations from the LCRC to the following postgraduate students

Dr Panayoti Bachkangi  12th March (PhD)

Dr Sami Mamand  8th Mar (PhD)

Dr Amal Bengreed 2nd Feb (PhD)

Dr Tim Rattay  23rd Jan (PhD)

Dr Callum Rakhitt   19th Jan (PhD)

Dr John Isherwood  18th Jan (MD)

Dr Hanaa Al-Mahmoodi  12th Jan (PhD)


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

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New: Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund



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

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