Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute

Our Institute combines basic and clinical research with innovative technologies to address critical questions in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. We are a department of the University of Cambridge, core funded by Cancer Research UK.

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    Richard Gilbertson awarded Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Prize 2022

    Professor Richard Gilbertson has been named the 2022 Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Prize recipient for his contributions to pediatric oncology. The Society Prize is a global recognition that is awarded annually to a researcher, physician, or team lead who has made a positive and lasting impact in the fight against pediatric cancer. The award […]

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    John Marioni elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences

    Dr John Marioni is one of 60 outstanding biomedical and health scientists elected to the Academy of Medical Sciences‘ influential Fellowship, it has been announced today .  The new Fellows have been recognised for their remarkable contributions to biomedical and health science and their ability to generate new knowledge and improve the health of people […]

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    Richard Gilbertson elected to the Royal Society

    Richard Gilbertson standing outside of the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute

    Professor Richard Gilbertson has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship made up of the most eminent scientists, engineers and technologists from the UK and the Commonwealth. Its Foreign Members are drawn from the rest of the world. The Society’s fundamental purpose is to recognise, promote, and […]

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    Florian Markowetz wins European Research Council Advanced Grant

    The European Research Council today announced the winners of its 2021 Advanced Grants competition. The funding, worth in total €624.6 million, will go to 253 leading researchers across Europe. Senior Group Leader, Dr Florian Markowetz, has been awarded a grant for his project ‘Targeting the roots of chromosomal instability in cancer (CliniCIN)’. “Genomic chaos caused by […]

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