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

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    Finding meaningful patterns in complexity of ovarian cancer

    Patterns of genetic mutation in ovarian cancer are helping make sense of the disease and could be used to personalise treatment in future, according to a study published in Nature Genetics today*. Researchers from the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, the University of Cambridge and Imperial College London have found distinct patterns of DNA rearrangement […]

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    Andrew Holding receives Turing Fellowship

    Andrew has been selected to receive a fellowship grant from the Alan Turing Institute. The purpose of the Turing Fellowship Scheme is to allow University academic staff to spend time at the Institute, increase their interaction with colleagues in related disciplines and at other universities, initiate research through new collaborations and partnerships and help set the […]

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    Shankar Balasubramanian awarded the Royal Medal 2018

    Congratulations to Shankar Balasubramanian who, along with Cambridge University Professor David Klenerman, has been awarded the Royal Medal in 2018 in recognition of their co-development of DNA sequencing techniques transforming biology and genomic medicine. There are 3 Royal Medals awarded annually and each will receive a medal of silver gilt and a gift of £10,000 at the […]

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    Professor Greg Hannon takes over as CRUK CI director

    On February 1 Professor Greg Hannon became the third director of CRUK CI – taking over from Professor Simon Tavaré who has led the Institute since 2013. Professor Hannon joined the Institute in 2014 as a Senior Group Leader. This was after spending more than 20 years at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York, […]

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