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Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute

CRUK CI, credit Phil Mynott

The Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute (CRUK-CI) aims to bring the scientific strengths of Cambridge to bear on practical questions of cancer diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

The Institute focuses specifically on the practical application of high-quality basic research, forming a bridge between the world-class science of the University of Cambridge and its environment, Addenbrooke's Hospital, and other institutes and departments on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

Postal address: Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, University of Cambridge, Li Ka Shing Centre, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0RE
Tel: 01223 769 500


Annual scientific report

The CRUK CI produces an annual scientific report highlighting research progress in the last year.


Director's foreword

The CRUK CI is led by internationally respected, award winning scientist, Prof. Simon Tavaré.


Introduction to the CRUK CI

The Institute's location, collaborative ethos and funding structure provides a unique environment that helps us to achieve our translational research goals.


Research rationale and aims

The CRUK CI's fundamental principle for research is to link the laboratory to the clinic, thus driving the development of new approaches to screening, prevention and treatment.

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