Exposing liver cancer

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Dr Tom Bird has been working with the University of Edinburgh's Centre for Statistics to develop better ways of detecting early forms of liver cancer. Click here to read more.

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Improving cell culture media

7th January 2019

Beatson Institute researchers led by Dr Saverio Tardito have been investigating the difference that using traditional media vs a homemade one that more closely mimics physiological conditions can make to the outcome of experiments. The work has been published in Science Advances: Improving the metabolic fidelity of cancer models with a physiological cell culture medium. The research has been covered in an article in The Atlantic: Scientists Have Been Studying Cancers in a Very Strange Way for Decades and also in Cancer Research UK's blog: Cell culture shock – a scientist’s hunt for the perfect cocktail.

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Research

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Seminars

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