Unravelling the genomics of infectious cancer
Tumours from 1000 children with kidney cancer have been sequenced, thanks to the Little Princess Trust and researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute. The Little Princess Trust ‘Knowledge Bank’ is the largest comprehensive genomics resource for any childhood solid tumour, and is already being used for research to understand childhood cancers.
The Sanger Institute is committed to innovative science at scale, but we need partners and investors to transfer this science into the clinic. Mariya Chhatriwala, Business Development Manager, gives us her insights on how the Sanger Institute’s fifth spin-out company came to be.
March 20th is Li Fraumeni Syndrome (LFS) Awareness Day. People will be on social media, wearing blue, #WearBlueForLFS, to raise awareness of this little-known cancer syndrome
Using the latest genome sequencing techniques, Dr Sam Behjati is revealing the journey that cells take on their way to becoming cancerous, and how we might stop them.