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Stem cells and cancer: the good, the bad and the ugly

Inaugural lecture of Professor Steve PollardProfessor of Stem Cell and Cancer BiologyDuring the normal development of our nervous system, neural stem cells are responsible for generating the large…

From  Peter Crooks on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 51 plays 0  

Glioblastoma, a clinical scientist perspective

Dr Faye Robertson describes her research and what it is like to be a clinical scientist investigating glioblastoma, the most lethal and most common brain tumour in adults. Dr Robertson is part of…

From  Robin Morton on November 3rd, 2019 0 likes 42 plays 0  

Brain cancer research at The University of Edinburgh

Professor Steve Pollard's CRUK funded research uses molecular and cellular biology to explore why brain tumour stem cells make the decision to make more copies of themselves (self-renewal) and…

From  Robin Morton on October 31st, 2019 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Regenerative therapies for dry mouth following radiotherapy for throat cancer

Elaine Emmerson talks about her research aiming to repair damaged salivary glands following radiotherapy for throat cancer.

From  Robin Morton on October 9th, 2019 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Know your enemy: unlocking the secrets of the tumour genome

Charlie Gourley: Nicola Murray Centre for Ovarian Cancer Research & Colin Semple: Institute of Genetics and Molecular MedicineIt has long been known that as cancer cells grow and evolve they…

From  Peter Crooks on March 25th, 2019 0 likes 67 plays 0  

Liver cancer: the impending epidemic

The number of people diagnosed with liver cancer in the UK is 10 times higher now than it was at the end of the 1970s. It continues to be seen as a cancer caused by alcoholism and a high risk…

From  Peter Crooks on March 26th, 2018 0 likes 63 plays 0  

Supercytes cartoon - All cells (compilation)

This resource is from the Supercytes website - http://www.ed.ac.uk/supercytes Copyright © Donald J. Davidson, University of Edinburgh 2017 CC BY-NC-SA This work is licensed under a Creative…

From  Stewart Cromar on May 18th, 2017 3 likes 376 plays 1  

Prof Lesley Colvin pain medicine research

Translational pain research attempts to join up basic laboratory science with direct applications in clinic in order to improve patient care. There are a number of research questions that Professor…

From  Duncan Paxton on May 4th, 2017 0 likes 291 plays 0  

Supercytes cartoon - T helper cell

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From  Stewart Cromar on April 20th, 2017 1 likes 115 plays 0  

Supercytes cartoon - B cell

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From  Stewart Cromar on April 20th, 2017 1 likes 70 plays 0  

Supercytes cartoon - Cytotoxic T cell

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From  Stewart Cromar on April 20th, 2017 1 likes 81 plays 0  

Supercytes cartoon - Dendritic cell

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From  Stewart Cromar on April 20th, 2017 1 likes 70 plays 0  

Supercytes cartoon - Eosinophil

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From  Stewart Cromar on April 20th, 2017 1 likes 90 plays 0  

Supercytes cartoon - Mast cell

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From  Stewart Cromar on April 20th, 2017 1 likes 97 plays 0  

Supercytes cartoon - Natural killer cell

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From  Stewart Cromar on April 20th, 2017 1 likes 111 plays 0  

Supercytes cartoon - Macrophage

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From  Stewart Cromar on April 20th, 2017 1 likes 151 plays 0