TSE Explores Cancer Research – Cancer Genetics
In this episode we will be speaking with Dr Clare Turnbull from The Institute of Cancer Research about the genetics of cancer.
CAR T Cells: A Living Targeted Drug, With Dr Matt Cooper
In this installment of Teach Me in 10, we're joined by Matt Cooper, co-founder and chief scientific officer at Wugen, Inc. He is also assistant professor of medicine at Washington University. Matt discusses what T cells are and how they can be engineered to recognize cancer cells.
TSE Explores Cancer Research – Detecting Cancer
In this episode we will be speaking with David Crosby, Head of Early Detection Research at Cancer Research UK UK about the importance of early detection in cancer. We will also be discussing some exciting technologies that are set to change the ways we detect cancer.
TSE Explores Cancer Research – Risk Factors for Cancer
In this episode we will be speaking with Cristian Tomasetti, Associate Professor of Oncology, John Hopkins University and Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Centre about the risk factors of cancer. We will also be discussing the ‘Bad Luck Theory’ of cancer and its implications.
TSE Explores Cancer Research – What is Cancer?
In this episode we will be speaking with Dr Sam Smith, Yorkshire Cancer Research University Academic Fellow about what cancer is and common misconceptions.
Becoming a Science Writer
"How do I become a science writer?" is a common question that we get asked here at Technology Networks. That is why for this installment of Teach Me in 10, the guests are … well, us! We wanted to share stories of how we became science writers and communicators, highlighting some of the things that we have learned through our journeys and offering some top tips and tricks.
DNA in Urine for Liquid Biopsy of Cancer
Urinalysis has long been a staple of physical exams to detect and manage a number of diseases and disorders, but not cancer. What if it were that easy, though, and cancer was detected in its very earliest stages when the disease responds more favorably to treatment and improved outcomes are more likely?
Painting Created Using a Pipette Marks Pioneering Cancer Research
The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) has worked with renowned street artist James Cochran to create a unique work of art using a laboratory pipette.
Using Laser Capture Microscopy To Study Colon Cancer and IBD
Find out how Sanger Institute researchers are using a laser to isolate individual "crypts" of cells from the colon to study the genetics of irritable bowel disease (IBD) and cancer in fine-grained detail.
How Do Checkpoint Inhibitors Work as a Cancer Treatment?
Checkpoint inhibitors are a type of immunotherapy. They block proteins that stop the immune system from attacking the cancer cells. Find out how these work and when you might have them as a treatment for cancer.