The 1st Biochemical Society and Against Breast Cancer Glyco Oncology Workshop took place in April at the historic New College, Oxford where international scientists convened to discuss glycobiology. This is a relatively new field of research that has been slow to attract the attention of the wider scientific community and funding bodies, despite increasing recognition …Read more
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Bradley Lowery is a five year old boy who’s been fighting neuroblastoma for more than half of his short life. You may have read his story, heard about him on the radio or maybe even seen him on television leading out the England football team hand in hand with his hero, Sunderland striker Jermaine Dafoe. …Read more
When Chelsea decided to undertake her overseas challenge, she knew she would need 18 months to plan, train and fundraise, and if she could do all that, why then would she let a broken ankle get in the way of her 5-day trek along the great wall of China? Luckily for us, Chelsea kept a …Read more
Sometimes the journey is more important than the destination. Sally and Mike Gowers must surely epitomise this statement, for tourists they are not. As they set off at the start of their 10 month expedition, a love of adventure and the great outdoors provided Sally & Mike the inspiration to celebrate the successful completion of …Read more
A new way of mass-producing cancer drugs has been shown to also improve their effectiveness in work published this month by a collaboration between Against Breast Cancer scientists at the University of Oxford and in Germany. Currently, human cell lines are used to produce almost all commercially available antibody treatments in order to ensure that …Read more