Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre

Latest News

The following news articles were published in 2020.

Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre Away Day 2020

On Friday 31 January Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre principal investigators from across Edinburgh met to present, discuss and reflect on the basic, translational and clinical research performed in the Centre: February 2020

Honours projects at IGMM

IGMM welcomes new undergraduate honours project students: January 2020

Our Clinical Academic Training Programme is recruiting now!

The TRACC (to Train and Retain Academic Cancer Clinicians) Programme aims to build a cadre of cancer-orientated clinician scientists, trained for basic, translational and clinical research excellence: January 2020

Studying intracellular drug distribution using stimulated Raman scattering microscopy

Scientists from the Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre applied stimulated Raman scattering microscopy to image an anticancer drug with high sensitivity and specificity in live cells at biologically relevant concentrations: January 2020

Synergistic anticancer inhibitor combination discovered by a novel phenotypic screen

Scientists from the Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre used a novel chemical-genetic high-content phenotypic screen to discover synergistic anticancer effects of FAK and HDAC inhibitor combination: January 2020

Olaparib approved in Scotland as new ovarian cancer treatment

Professor Charlie Gourley
Clinical trial with key contributions from Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre clinicians leads to approval of cancer drug olaparib as new ovarian cancer treatment in Scotland: December 2019

Open approach to animal research earns accolade

The University’s work on communicating how animals are used in research has won a national award: December 2019