07 October 2015
Scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Nottingham have been funded to develop a gel that will match many of the biological structures of human breast tissue, to advance cancer research and reduce animal testing.
18 September 2015
Manchester researchers have identified a potential new way to predict which patients with head and neck cancer may benefit most from chemotherapy.
17 September 2015
University of Manchester researchers funded by Breast Cancer Now have discovered a new explanation as to why women with oestrogen receptor positive (ER+) breast cancer develop resistance to hormone treatment, and a potential new approach to overcome the problem.
14 September 2015
Manchester scientists have identified a gene – FOXC1 – that, if switched on, causes more aggressive cancer in a fifth of acute myeloid leukaemia patients.
08 September 2015
AstraZeneca and The University of Manchester announce a collaboration harnessing clinical bioinformatics to deliver personalised healthcare for cancer patients.
26 August 2015
Maria Romina Girotti, from the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, has been awarded the Young Investigator’s Award by ECCO - the European CanCer Organisation - and EJC – the European Journal of Cancer.
18 August 2015
Cancer Research UK will fund preclinical research evaluating the efficacy of Biothera’s investigational cancer immunotherapy Imprime PGG® in combination with monoclonal antibody therapies as a precursor to a phase 1-2 clinical study in rituximab-refractory follicular lymphoma.
06 August 2015
New MCRC building one of three University of Manchester projects to have been shortlisted for the Greater Manchester Building of the Year award – making up half of the total shortlist.
05 August 2015
The University of Manchester has signed a collaboration agreement with Abcodia to perform proteomics studies on a cohort of non-small cell lung cancer cases from the UKCTOCS biobank, with the aim of discovering new blood-based biomarkers for earlier detection of the disease.
30 July 2015
Cutting-edge research from Manchester that could improve treatment for lung cancer patients was recently showcased at the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition in London.
29 July 2015
A promising agent for the treatment of cancer has so far had little effect on the most common lung tumours, but new research from The University of Manchester has suggested how this resistance might be overcome.
27 July 2015
Scientists in Manchester have developed a robust blood test to allow doctors to better predict which patients will benefit from new therapies.
22 July 2015
Researchers in Manchester have optimised a new process for generating therapeutic white blood cells for the treatment of kidney cancer, opening the way for large-scale trials to assess the effectiveness and safety of this approach in patients.
14 July 2015
Manchester scientists have genetically mapped the cancer of a leukaemia patient whose disease was resistant to treatment in order to identify a method of personalising therapy for individuals.
13 July 2015
Combining chemotherapy with new drugs that target a protein that helps cancer cells to withstand chemotherapy could drastically improve treatment, according to research published in Cancer Cell.
13 July 2015
Two leading consultants from The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, one of Europe's leading cancer centres, have been made professors. Miss Sarah O'Dwyer and Dr Corinne Faivre-Finn have both been honoured with professorships from The University of Manchester.