Research breakthrough could see simple blood test replace surgery for some brain tumour patients
Researchers at the Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence at the University of Plymouth have discovered a biomarker which helps to distinguish whether meningioma – the most common form of adult primary brain tumour – is grade I or grade II.
Teenager welcomes new University of Plymouth Brain Tumour Research Centre
University of Plymouth news: 15-year-old Jasmine Bayly from Plymouth, who has an inoperable brain tumour, has welcomed the launch of the new University of Plymouth Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence.
Research brings us nearer to understanding how neuro cells turn cancerous
University of Plymouth news: A new understanding of the mechanism that makes neuro cells turn cancerous brings us nearer to a treatment for brain/neuro tumours
Mozart concert fundraising success for brain research
University of Plymouth news: A performance of Mozart’s Requiem, held at the Minster Church of St. Andrew in Plymouth, has raised £880 for charity Brain Tumour Research.
Mozart concert in aid of Brain Tumour Research
University of Plymouth news: The University of Plymouth Choral Society, together with musicians under the direction of conductor Simon Ible, will be ‘Celebrating Amadeus’ with a performance of Mozart’s Requiem in aid of charity Brain Tumour Research.
Plymouth joins presentation of cancer research funding research report to Minister
University of Plymouth news: A brain tumour researcher from University of Plymouth and a former Plymouth student who had a brain tumour removed, are to join charity Brain Tumour Research when it presents its Research Funding report to David Willetts MP.
Cinderella cancers and the search for funding
University of Plymouth news: “I wish I had breast cancer.” Stark words from Pancreatic Cancer Action to draw attention to the disease, its devastating effect and lack of funding.
Saltram Rotary Club supports brain tumour PhD
Plymouth University news: A PhD post at Plymouth University investigating the causes of brain tumours, has received a donation from Saltram Rotary Club
Plymouth researchers in first ever UK collaborative brain tumour research workshop
Plymouth University news: Organised by charity Brain Tumour Research, scientists from Plymouth University joined colleagues from other brain tumour research institutions for the first ever UK brain tumour research workshop