Funding award for bladder cancer research

Professor Jim Catto (Oncology & Metabolism)  along with Dr Sarah Danson,  researchers from Glasgow University and Sitka Bioscience in Vancouver have received funding from the New Agents Committee (part of Cancer Research UK)  for INSTIL: INvestigation of STK-01 as intra-vesical treatment for bladder cancer. STK-01 is a novel 5-10nm molecule developed to increase retention, uptake and…

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Sheffield Cancer Research Day – 22 January 2016

The Sheffield Cancer Research Day took place at the Edge on Friday, 22 January 2016. The event was well attended with 170 delegates signing up from across several university departments and local hospitals, who came to hear talks on topics such as bone oncology, genome biology and clinical translation. The event also had 3 invited…

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Cancer Research UK Award

Congratulations to Professor Nicola Brown, Department of Oncology & Metabolism, who has received a grant of £476,000 from Cancer Research UK along with collaborators in Physics & Astronomy and Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology to undertake research into “Mechano-biology of the bone metastatic niche in breast cancer”. The pioneering project which combines biological, mechanical and theoretical…

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Can you stop my multiple sclerosis?

The trial of a new multiple sclerosis (MS) treatment in Sheffield led by Professor Basil Sharrack, Director of the Sheffield MS Research Clinic, and Professor John Snowden, Director of Blood and Marrow Transplantation at the Department of Haematology, is showing promising results. BBC Panorama has reported about the pioneering crossover cancer treatment that has enabled…

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