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Art for Cancer

UCL Cancer Institute Research Trust - Art for Cancer
Join us for an exclusive preview evening of Liminal Encounters, the new exhibition from acclaimed artist Jeremy Houghton. 25% of sales made on the night will be donated to fund life-saving research here at UCL Cancer Institute. Thursday 22nd October 6.00 - 8.00pm, Gallery 8 St James, London. More..

Henning Walczak

Accelerating Immunotherapy - £5m award to new research collaboration led by Prof. Henning Walczak
Cancer Research UK has awarded one of the first 2015 Network Accelerator Awards to the CRUK-UCL Centre. The award brings together a network of immunologists, cancer biologists and cancer immunotherapists across Centres and Institutes in London. More...

SPECT texture analysis

Taking a deeper look at medical images reveals hidden traits in cancer models
Recent research led by Dr Vineeth Rajkumar, writing in the British Journal of Cancer, has shown that textural analysis of SPECT images (high definition 3D imaging), can provide a way of differentiating characteristics between different cancer models and their response to anti-vascular therapy. More...

DNA sequence

Genetic chaos in tumours could help predict chemotherapy response
Scientists at UCL Cancer Institute and the Francis Crick Institute, including Prof. Charles Swanton and Dr Nirupa Murugaesu, have shown how the level of genetic chaos in tumours could help predict patients' response to chemotherapy according to research published in Cancer Discovery. More...

Professor John A Hartley

UCL Cancer Institute Scientist honoured by prestigious appointments

This year has seen Professor John A Hartley afforded prestigious appointments by both the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). More...

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Academic Promotions 2015
UCL recognises and rewards the outstanding achievements of academic colleagues - congratulations to our Cancer Institute scientists on their promotions to Professor. More...