NOW – a Crowdfunding campaign to connect scientific research to the world of patients by supporting four cancer patients’ associations. Scientific research is essential for the well-being of society, but quite often it takes many years to collect the results from our research with no immediate effect on the patients. The timing of research and […]
Cancer cells are surrounded by a diverse range of “normal cells” known as the stroma. The stroma includes immune cells, endothelial cells, fibroblasts and the extracellular matrix scaffold they produce. Together cancer cells and stroma form the tumour microenvironment. Crosstalk between the tumour and stroma is critical to help a tumour form and grow, but […]
One of Cambridge’s newest institutes, established to study the relationship between infectious disease and our immune systems, is leading the University of Cambridge’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with over 150 scientists and clinicians, the UK’s largest academic Containment Level 3 Facility, and a range of collaborators from across the UK and beyond.
UK National Cancer Imaging Translational Accelerator (NCITA) establishes infrastructure for validation and adoption of cancer imaging biomarkers as decision-making tools in clinical trials and NHS practice. Researchers and medical experts from nine world-leading medical imaging centres across the UK come together to form an integrated infrastructure for standardising and validating cancer imaging biomarkers for clinical […]
A study by Ulla Sovio, Gordon Smith (both Obstetrics & Gynaecology) and colleagues, published in Nature Medicine, has identified metabolites predictive of foetal growth restriction (FGR) at term. FGR means that the foetus fails to grow according to its growth potential. The condition is a major cause of stillbirth, neonatal morbidity and mortality, and is […]