Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre

News 2016

An archive of CRUK Edinburgh Centre News from 2016

£8m boost for cancer research team

Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre
Cancer research at the University has received an £8 million boost from leading charity Cancer Research UK: December 2016

Dr Kathryn McLaren Pathology Prize

Dr Kathryn McLaren Pathology Prize 2015/16
Professor of Pathology Mark Arends presents the Dr Kathryn McLaren Pathology Prize for 2015/16 to Gareth Neo: October 2016

HRH The Princess Royal opens new IGMM building

HRH The Princess Royal opens Institute of Genetics & Molecular Medicine East Building
On 7th July 2016, HRH The Princess Royal visited the MRC Institute of Genetics & Molecular Medicine at the University of Edinburgh (IGMM) to officially open the new East Building: July 2016

ECRC scientists develop new Src inhibitor with unique properties

ECRC scientists develop new Src inhibitor with unique properties
Congratulations to members of the Edinburgh Cancer Discovery Unit (ECDU) at the centre: 23 May 2016

Ovarian cancer research centre seeks to develop better treatments

Ovarian cancer research centre seeks to develop better treatments
Women with ovarian cancer will benefit from a new research centre: 16 May 2016

Edinburgh scientists £3.7M CRUK funding for cutting edge cancer research

Cancer Research UK
Edinburgh scientists are set to receive a major cash boost from Cancer Research UK: 13 May 2016

Fully funded cancer informatics PhD studentships

undergraduate and summer students
Applications are invited for two fully funded cancer informatics PhD studentship: 13 May 2016

Lady Eda Jardine Charitable Trust

IGMM lecture theatre
CRUK Edinburgh Centre, are extremely grateful for the contribution to our Global Learning and Exchange Fund

Hot article of 2016 and journal cover for Cancer Discovery Unit Scientists

MedChemComm cover 3.2016
Congratulations to Craig Fraser, Neil Carragher and Asier Unciti-Broceta: 18 March 2016

Adhesion protein networks reviewed by CRUK EC scientists

Adhesion Network: 1.3.2016
Adhesion protein networks reviewed by CRUK EC scientists: 1 March 2016

Dr Duncan Sproul received CRUK Career Development Fellowship

Dr Duncan Sproul
Dr Duncan Sproul was recently awarded a 6 year CRUK Career Development Fellowship, with £1.3M: 25 February 2016

Minister launches research drive to cut cancer drug side effects

Minister Launch: 12.2.2016
Minister for Life Sciences George Freeman visited laboratories and officially launched the project, which is receiving more than £1 million from the UK Government: 12 February 2016

ECRC scientist awarded RSE/Patrick Neill Medal

Asier Unciti-Broceta news 2.2016
Dr Asier Unciti-Broceta who has been awarded the Royal Society of Edinburgh Patrick Neill Medal for his outstanding research work: 9 February 2016

Drug does little to ease bone cancer pain

Drug Bone Cancer - 26.1.2016
New research shows a drug used to treat bone pain caused by cancer makes little difference to patients’ well-being: 26 January 2016

Phenomics Discovery initiative (PDi)

Research
The Universities of Dundee, Oxford and Edinburgh have announced the formation of the Phenomics Discovery initiative (PDi) with Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. the first industry partner joining the initiative: 20 January 2016