Posts Tagged ‘cancer’

Cocktail of chemicals may trigger cancer - Global taskforce calls for research into how everyday chemicals in our environment may cause cancer

Fifty chemicals the public is exposed to on a daily basis may trigger cancer when combined, according to new research.

Bath researchers awarded Prostate Cancer UK grant

Researchers from our University have received a grant of almost £280,000 to explore a new approach to treating advanced prostate cancer in a three year project.

Public lecture: How cancer treatment can be personalised

Professor Gordon McVie, former Director General of Cancer Research UK, launched a new free public lecture series at the University of Bath this week explaining the science behind developing new cancer treatments to a non-specialist audience.

New biochip creates life saving drugs

Revolutionary microchip device will lead to faster, more cost effective way of discovering new drugs

New technology could speed up life-saving drug discoveries

A team of researchers from our University has developed a revolutionary new microchip device that will lead to a faster and more cost effective way of discovering new life-saving drugs.

Matthew Lloyd on cancer drugs at Science Café: Mon

Dr Matthew Lloyd (Pharmacy & Pharmacology) will give a talk: How to develop drugs to treat cancer at this month's free Bath Science Café: 7.30pm for 8pm start - The Raven Pub, Queen Street, Bath.

Learn something new for 2015

Learn something new in 2015 with one of our new MOOC online courses.

Putting the brakes on cancer

A new study has been published about the important role played by a tumour suppressor gene

Putting the brakes on cancer

A new study has been published in leading PNAS journal by scientists at the University.

So, where does the Movember money go?

Our scientists have developed an innovative tool to test potential drugs for prostate cancer

Bath spin-out develops anti-cancer technology

Glythera Ltd, a biotechnology company which spun out of the University with the support of Research and Innovation Services, has developed technology with enhanced anti-cancer activity.

New tool for testing drugs for prostate cancer

Many men are growing moustaches this month as part of Movember to raise awareness and funds for improving men's health, but do you know where this money goes? Our scientists, funded by Prostate Cancer UK with support from the Movember Foundation, have developed a new tool to test potential drugs for prostate cancer. The researchers hope this technique will help speed up the development of new treatments for the disease.

Extending shelf life of cancer therapies: newly awarded KTP

The University of Bath has been awarded a new KTP with Bath ASU, providers of aseptic manufacturing services to over 150 hospitals in the UK, for new product development towards applying extended shelf lives to intravenous cancer therapies.

Research into cancer: bench to bedside

Join us for a free lecture on Wednesday to learn more about our cutting-edge research into cancer

Can parkrun get communities more active?

A new Health study will look at how citizen-led movement initiatives are transforming sedentary lifestyles

Researchers discuss prostate cancer diagnostic devices

Researchers, clinicians, patients and industrialists gathered in Bath on 17-18 September for the workshop 'Clinical perspectives and commercial forces on biosensor devices', organised by the Marie Curie Initial Training Network Cancer Diagnosis: parallel sensing of prostate cancer biomarkers (PROSENSE).

Researchers look to success of parkrun to transform sedentary lifestyles

A new study our Department for Health will look at the popular appeal of parkun in getting communities more active.

'Inside Cancer' MOOC starts again on 1 Sep

Still time to sign up for our popular, free MOOC about how genes influence cancer development

Breakthrough in understanding immune response

A team of researchers led by Professor Mark Lindsay from our Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology has made a breakthrough in identifying the genes that regulate the immune response.

Can physical activity protect against cancer?

Dr James Turner from the Department for Health has been awarded a 12-month research grant to investigate possible mechanisms of how regular exercise reduces the risk of developing cancer