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Read more at: Our world leading research - Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results announced

Our world leading research - Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results announced

19 May 2022

The results of the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise were announced on 12 May 2022. The 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF) was a major exercise to assess the quality of research at UK universities. The exercise included submissions from 157 UK higher education institutions (HEIs) in 34 subject-based...


Read more at: Professor Richard Gilbertson elected a Fellow of the Royal Society

Professor Richard Gilbertson elected a Fellow of the Royal Society

19 May 2022

gilbertson_richard.jpg Congratulations to Professor Richard Gilbertson , Li Ka Shing Chair of Oncology and Head of Department of Oncology and Director of the CRUK Cambridge Centre, on his election as a Fellow of the Royal Society. Professor Gilbertson was elected to the Royal Society for his work transforming the...


Read more at: Professor Anna Philpott elected as Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences

Professor Anna Philpott elected as Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences

19 May 2022

a-philpott.jpg Congratulations to Professor Anna Philpott on her election as a Fellow to the Academy of Medical Sciences in recognition of her remarkable contribution to biomedical and health science and ability to generate new knowledge and improve the health of people everywhere. Professor Philpott will be formally...


Read more at: Cytosponge biomarker panel used to prioritise endoscopic Barrett's oesophagus surveillance

Cytosponge biomarker panel used to prioritise endoscopic Barrett's oesophagus surveillance

28 February 2022

Use of a Cytosponge biomarker panel to prioritise endoscopic Barrett's oesophagus surveillance A study by Nastazja Pilonis and Sarah Killcoyne, led by Rebecca Fitzgeral (Department of Oncology & MRC Cancer Unit) identified that using the Cytosponge (a non-endoscopic device developed by the Fitzgerald Team) coupled with...


Read more at: European Consensus Statement on breast cancer radiotherapy

European Consensus Statement on breast cancer radiotherapy

11 February 2022

Charlotte Coles (Dept of Oncology, Breast Cancer Programme and lead for CRUK RadNet Cambridge) has co-authored a new European Consensus Statement to improve breast cancer radiotherapy treatment. The Consensus from ESTRO-ACROP: European Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Advisory Committee in Radiation Oncology...


Read more at: Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre receives major funding award

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre receives major funding award

1 February 2022

The Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre has been awarded around £22.5 million over the next five years for their ground-breaking work, as part of the development of a unique chain of cutting-edge research hubs around the UK. The money will be used to accelerate work into diagnosing a wide range of cancers in children and...


Read more at: Major milestone for Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital

Major milestone for Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital

20 January 2022

r-gilbertson.jpg The Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital (CCRH) project has now had the first stage of its business case (the Strategic Outline Case) approved by the Department for Health and Social Care and NHS England & NHS Improvement. The approval of the Strategic Outline Case provides backing for the CCRH scheme as...


Read more at: 2021 John Black Charitable Foundation-PCF Young Investigator Award

2021 John Black Charitable Foundation-PCF Young Investigator Award

20 January 2022

2021 John Black Charitable Foundation-PCF Young Investigator Award Congratulations to Harveer Dev, who has been awarded a Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) Young Investigator Award. PCF Young Investigator Awards are intended to identify a cohort of future research leaders who will keep the field of prostate cancer research...


Read more at: Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre and Abcam collaboration to to address global cancer challenges

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre and Abcam collaboration to to address global cancer challenges

26 October 2021

Campus cancer experts join hands to address global challenges The Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre and Abcam have announced the extension of their long-standing relationship and formalized a new framework for broad collaboration. The new framework is focusing on key areas of cancer research such as early detection...


Read more at: Rebecca Fitzgerald wins the 2021 Don Listwin prize

Rebecca Fitzgerald wins the 2021 Don Listwin prize

26 October 2021

Don Listwin prize 2021 Congratulations to Rebecca Fitzgerald (Department of Oncology, Co-Lead of the CRUK Cambridge Centre Early Detection Programme), who has received the Don Listwin Award for Outstanding Contribution to Cancer Early Detection. Rebecca, a clinician scientist, is internationally recognised for her...