Institute of Genetics and Cancer

Support our research

Our research relies on the involvement and support of patients, research participants and fundraisers.


Information for patients and carers

The Centres within our Institute provide reliable, easy to read patient resources related to their specific research areas:


If you are interested in fundraising on behalf of the Institute of Genetics and Cancer (formerly the Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine - IGMM) at the University of Edinburgh please contact Kerry Mackay in the University’s Supporter Engagement Team:

New Zealand women complete the Dundee Virtual Kiltwalk while UK sleeps

Jane and Elspeth at the top of Signal Hill.
Jane and Elspeth Ludemann walked up the Signal Hill in Dunedin, New Zealand to support our ovarian cancer research: July 2020

Donation to support bowel cancer research

Dunlop: Donation to support bowel cancer research
Family and friends of Dennis Baron abseiled Barns Ness Lighthouse to raise money for bowel cancer research in Edinburgh: November 2018

£1.5m to fund Brain Tumour Centre of Excellence

S.Pollard research
Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre researchers have received £1.5 million for research to better understand brain tumours, one of the hardest types of cancer to treat: August 2018

Researcher to reach new heights in charity skydive

Miriam Gomez celebrates the final experiments of her PhD research.
PhD student will skydive to raise funds for ovarian cancer research: July 2018