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Sinha Lab to receive one of four new BBSRC sLoLa grants

29 September 2023

Professor Sanjay Sinha and his team have just been announced (28 September) as one of the four world-class teams to receive a share of £18 million to pursue transformational bioscience research programmes. The four teams will tackle bold challenges at the frontiers of bioscience, combining world-class ideas, people and...

Philpott Lab discovery could lead to 'kinder' treatment for neuroblastoma

20 September 2023

Neuroblastoma is responsible for 15% of cancer deaths in children. Research out today from the Philpott Lab offers hope to these children, who could in future be given treatments with fewer side-effects than those associated with the current chemotherapy. The approach involves the use of a ‘differentiation therapy’, a type...

SKAN Research Trust and Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute to collaborate in stem cell research

6 September 2023

Today (6 September) the Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute (CSCI) welcomed Indian entrepreneur Ashok Soota from SKAN Research Trust (SKAN) to Cambridge to mark an upcoming partnership between the two organisations that will bring cutting edge expertise in stem cell research to India. SKAN (an acronym for Scientific...

CSCI PI Maria Alcolea named one of three Cambridge researchers shortlisted for $25m Cancer Grand Challenges funding

5 September 2023

In March, Cancer Grand Challenges announced nine new challenges, with 178 interdisciplinary, world-class global teams submitting bold ideas to take them on. Today (5 September 2023), 12 teams have been shortlisted to further their research and compete for up to $25m in funding. CSCI PI Maria Alcolea has been announced as...

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