Thursday, 30 October 2014

Finding Hidden Brain Tumours

Dr. Paula Foster and Dr. Ann Chambers are studying brain tumour metastases due to breast cancer using a new MRI technique called 'bSSFP' (balanced steady state free precession) to see if they can detect 'non-leaky' brain tumours. Read more in the Londoner.

Extending our knowledge into the DNA of brain tumours in children

Recent evidence has identified mutations within histones and chormatin remodelers in many types of brain tumours, including glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) which is an aggressive brain tumour that affects children. Read more in the Londoner