University of Manchester - Charity boost for cancer work

July 17, 2008

A £1.6 million grant from Leukaemia Research to fund work analysing a wide range of cancer-causing genes has been won by the University of Manchester. Leukaemia Research currently provides more than £3.6 million in funding to the School of Cancer and Imaging Sciences, aiding research in other areas of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre. Tony Whetton, professor of cancer cell biology, said: "In the past few years, we have developed a multidisciplinary research approach, employing cutting-edge technologies to take basic research towards clinical relevance as swiftly as possible."

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