Posts Tagged ‘cancer’

Custom built molecule shows promise as anti-cancer therapy

Scientists at the University of Bath funded by Cancer Research UK have custom-built a molecule which stops breast cancer cells from multiplying in laboratory trials, and hope it will eventually lead to a treatment for the disease.

Custom built molecule shows promise as anti-cancer therapy

Scientists at the University of Bath funded by Cancer Research UK have custom-built a molecule which stops breast cancer cells from multiplying in laboratory trials, and hope it will eventually lead to a treatment for the disease.

Scientists create new molecules for cancer & diabetes treatments

New molecules which scientists hope could one day become drugs for both cancer and diabetes have been created at the University of Bath.

Potential drugs for cancer and diabetes treatment created at University of Bath

New molecules which scientists hope could one day become drugs for both cancer and diabetes have been created at the University of Bath.

‘Molecular volume control’ may help combat tumours

A ‘molecular volume control’ may one day be used to manipulate enzyme activity in order control the development and treatment of cancer, according to research at the Universities of Dundee and Bath.

Latest advances in cancer research

Researchers & clinicians will share learning on cancer at today's Cancer Research @ Bath symposium

Conference showcases latest advances in cancer research

Today's Cancer Research @ Bath Symposium will bring together researchers with clinicians to share latest learning on cancer diagnosis and treatments.

Fast, accurate 3D X-ray image construction

We are collaborating with CERN to improve imaging and reduce radiation doses for cancer patients

New protection against UVA radiation

New compound offers unprecedented protection against the harmful effects of UVA in sunlight

Sun cream compound offers unprecedented protection against UVA radiation

A new compound developed by University of Bath scientists in collaboration with King’s College London offers unprecedented protection against the harmful effects of UVA radiation in sunlight, which include photo-ageing, cell damage and cancer.

Breast cancer drug shows continuing clinical impact

Positive, new clinical data were revealed at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago last week, the world’s largest cancer congress, for Irosustat, a drug pioneered at the University of Bath that could prolong the lives of women with breast cancer.

GW4 Consortium combines efforts in cancer research

This week CR@B welcomed colleagues from across the South West (GW4 universities) for the first GW4CANCER workshop.

Research to develop better drugs for cancer & Alzheimer's

New work by an interdisciplinary Bath-Leicester-Oxford team provides fundamental insights into specific protein complexes in the bodywhich may provide the basis for the development of drugs that are more specific and efficient in treating diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer’s.

'Junk' DNA helps prevent breast cancer

Scientists have identified a piece of non-coding RNA that stops cells turning cancerous

'Junk' DNA plays role in preventing breast cancer

Supposed “junk” DNA, found in between genes, plays a role in suppressing cancer, according to new research by Universities of Bath and Cambridge.

New drug candidate developed against NF1 cancers tumours

Bath researchers, led by Professor Barry Potter, have worked with colleagues from the University of Michigan to design a promising new anticancer drug candidate.

Free 'Inside Cancer' MOOC to re-run from 7 Sep

Sign up now for our popular six-week online course and learn more about cancer.

Scientists expand the DNA alphabet

A new discovery could give cancer researchers a clearer understanding of how genes are regulated

Expanding the DNA alphabet: ‘extra’ DNA base found to be stable in mammals

A new DNA discovery could give cancer researchers here at Bath a clearer understanding of how the activity of genes is regulated in the body.

Cocktail of chemicals may trigger cancer

Fifty chemicals we are exposed to on a daily basis may cause cancer when combined, says new research