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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...


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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...



Dr Vessela Vassileva

Promising pre-clinical results for targeted treatment of colorectal cancer
Research led by Dr Vessela Vassileva, published in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine, reveals we may be step closer to finding a safer and more effective treatment for advanced colorectal cancer. The research team evaluated the efficacy of combination radioimmunotherapy with cetuximab. More...


Marc Mansour

UCL Cancer Institute Research Trust shortlisted for £100,000 award for research into safer and more effective treatments for leukaemia
Dr Marc Mansour’s pioneering research into treatments for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) is one of five projects in the running for an award from the Masonic Samaritan Fund Silver Jubilee Research Fund. More...


Dr Suzana Hadjur

New Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow
Congratulations to Dr Suzana Hadjur who has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship in Basic Biomedical Science. The prestigious award will support Dr Hadjur’s work in examining fundamental aspects of genome organization and function. More...