Cancer breakthrough as scientists find way to block deadly disease

Posted in Medicine on 21st May, 2023
by Alex Muller

Researchers suggest that developing drugs to starve cancer cells of the vital fuel source - uridine - could improve treatment and boost survival rates.

 Improving brain tumour treatment

Posted in Medicine, Science on 14th Feb, 2023
by Alex Muller

Temozolomide, a chemotherapy drug discovered and developed by CRUK scientists, changed brain tumour treatment forever.

CRISPR's First Decade Only Scratches The Surface Of Its Potential

Posted in Medicine on 27th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

In the decade since, CRISPR-Cas9 has spun off multiple variants, expanding into a comprehensive toolbox that can edit the genetic code of life.

P53 could be key to therapies for salivary gland cancer

Posted in Medicine, Science on 9th Dec, 2022
by Alex Muller

Researchers found that certain drugs can change the fundamental makeup of cancer stem cells in mouse models of mucoepidermoid carcinoma -- a lethal form of salivary gland cancer that currently has no treatment options.

Scientists uncover potential ‘electrical language’ of breast cancer cells

Posted in Medicine on 21st Nov, 2022
by Alex Muller

New research has found variable voltages in the membranes of breast cancer cells, revealing clues about how they grow and spread.