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We make a powerful contribution to understanding how genetic abnormalities within cancer cells lead to disease. Through Birmingham’s Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit- one of Europe’s leading clinical trials unit- we use this information to design and rigorously assess new and proven cancer treatments. In so doing, we will play a significant role in accelerating the ultimate control of cancer.
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Posted 24 April 2017
A faster and more accurate method of identifying which of an individual's genes are associated with particular symptoms has been developed by a team of researchers from the UK and Saudi Arabia. This new approach could enable scientists to take advantage of recent developments in genome sequencing to improve diagnosis and potential treatment options.
Posted 13 April 2017
The Cancer Research UK Birmingham Centre, established on 1 April 2017, will bring together researchers specialising in understanding cancer genetics, how cancer avoids our body's defences and the role viruses play in certain cancers.
Posted 23 March 2017
The University of Birmingham has purchased 9.9acres of land in the Selly Oak area to develop a brand new Life Sciences Park.
Posted 07 March 2017
University of Birmingham scientists are set to benefit from one of the biggest funding grants ever awarded by Cancer Research UK in the hope of sparing thousands of women unnecessary treatment.
Posted 27 February 2017
A new study shows how errors in a specific gene can cause growth defects associated with a rare type of dwarfism.
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