Press Releases

15 August 2017

Sugar Molecules Help to Detect Cancer

A synthesised complex sugar molecule that specifically binds to the tumour protein Galectin-1, could help to recognise tumours at an early stage.

14 August 2017

New Blood Test Could Transform Cancer

Scientists have described a new type of test that can detect genetic mutations in minute amounts of DNA released from cancer cells into the blood.

8 August 2017

A Single Gene Boosts Brain Plasticity

Manipulating a single gene triggers the shift, revealing it as a potential target for new treatments that could recover the brain’s youthful potential.