Welcome to the UCL Cancer Institute
The UCL Cancer Institute is the hub for cancer research at University College London, one of the World's leading universities. The Institute draws together over 300 talented scientists who are working together to translate research discoveries into developing better, more effective treatments and outcomes for cancer patients. If you are considering postgraduate study, applications to our flagship MSc Cancer programme are open, plus new Samuel Fund Scholarships available for 2016/17 entry. Three Cancer Research UK-UCL Centre funded Clinical Research Fellowships are also available - fellowship applications are open until 5.00pm, 12th February 2016.
A research team led by scientists from UCL have found a way to assess the viability of ‘manufactured’ stem cells known as induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). Published today in Nature Communications, the team’s discovery offers a new way to fast-track screening methods used in stem cell research.
Published: Jan 29, 2016 1:40:45 PM
Results from a new pilot study show it might be possible to prevent blood cancer patients experiencing severe side effects from donor stem cell transplantation by developing a new way to assess donors’ compatibility.
Published: Dec 22, 2015 10:35:03 AM
Join a community of world-class research scientists and academic clinicians at the UCL Cancer Institute. New Cancer Research-UK funded Clinical Research Fellowships are open to application. Plus MRC CASE PhD Studentship and Constance Travis Charitable Trust PhD studentship available now.
Published: Nov 27, 2015 4:15:04 PM
UCL, Barts Cancer Institute and The Francis Crick Institute will be hosting this free one-day Stem Cell Workshop 14th March 2016 - showcasing the work of young investigators from across London.
Starts: Mar 14, 2016 9:00:00 AM
The HCC UK conference will bring together experts in the field of Hepatocellular cancer to discuss clinical management best practice, current areas of controversy and the latest research in this field. Find out more and register for your place.
Starts: Mar 31, 2016 9:00:00 AM
Support our work
The progress we make in understanding and developing treatments for cancer is made possible by the generous support of individuals, companies and charitable trusts and foundations. Our donors support us every step of the way in the ongoing fight against cancer.
Find out more about how you can help us to continue research that will lead to breakthroughs in cancer therapies and benefit the lives of cancer patients.