Entries by Oxford Centre

Identifying Novel Therapeutic Targets and Treatments for Colorectal Cancer

Dr Elizabeth Mann is a postdoctoral researcher in Fiona Powrie’s muscosal immunology group, based at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology (within the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences). Beth did her Master’s and PhD in Immunology in the MRC and Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma, based at King’s College London. […]

Improving Patient Stratification and Treatment

Dr Annabelle Lewis is a Group Leader based at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics. Annabelle studied Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge as an undergraduate, and went on to completed a PhD and postdoc at Dr Wolf Reik’s laboratory in the Babraham Institute, investigating the epigenetic regulation of imprinted genes. She then […]

Predicting Bowel Cancer

Nadia Nasreddin is an experimental biologist and first year DPhil student in Clinical Medicine based at the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics (Nuffield Department of Medicine).  She undertook her first degree in Biomedical Sciences and then did a master’s in Human Molecular Genetics. Nadia then worked as a research assistant at the Wellcome Centre for […]

2019 Symposium Registration – Now open!

  Cancer Research UK | Oxford Centre 8th Annual Symposium Friday 28th June 2019   Registration & Abstract Submission NOW OPEN! SIGN UP HERE Registration is free and exclusive to Centre members only (Not a member yet? Sign up here)   The Centre’s 8th Annual Symposium will be taking place at the Said Business School, […]

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

In recognition of April being Bowel Cancer Awareness month, the Cancer Research UK Oxford Centre will be posting a series of blog posts on its website highlighting the contribution of Oxford researchers to global efforts aiming to tackle colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers, affecting over 40,000 people per year […]

Using Artificial Intelligence and Deep Machine Learning to improve Treatment and Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer

Prof Clare Verrill is a pathologist at the Nuffield Dept of Surgical Sciences, and holds an honorary contract with the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as a consultant pathologist, specialising in urological pathology. Clare’s primary interests are testis and prostate. Within the ”Verrill Pathology Group” research is focused on digital pathology and image analysis. […]

Combining Radiotherapy, minimally Invasive Surgery and Immunotherapy to enhance Cure Rates in Prostate Cancer

Prof Richard Bryant is an academic urology consultant with a sub-specialist interest in prostate cancer, and a Cancer Research UK funded clinician scientist in the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences. His collaborative research group is embedded in the Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology within the Department of Oncology. He undertook parallel training in urological surgery […]

Developing Novel Immunotherapy to improve Clinical Efficacy of Prostate Cancer Vaccines

Dr Irina Redchenko is based at the Jenner Institute (within the Nuffield Department of Medicine). Irina completed her PhD in Immunology, and has been researching in the field of cancer immunotherapy for over 15 years in academia and industry, with a focus on trying to improve patient care by developing novel immunotherapies against various cancer […]