Cardiff Medical @ Cardiff University
Breast Cancer Hope provided a grant of £29000 to Cardiff-China medical research collaborative Unit at Cardiff University to support molecular science research in the field of breast cancer including the role of the immune system in fighting breast cancer.
Telomerase Control - Journal Oncotarget
Breast Cancer Hope provided a grant of £100,000 to sponsor Dr Hanna Linne to complete a PhD thesis at Brunel Institute of cancer genetics and pharmacogenomics in the field of telomerase control. The key paper from the thesis was published in highly regarded Journal Oncotarget and the findings enhance our understanding of cancer and opened new avenues for cancer treatment research
University College London and Royal Free Hospital
Breast Cancer Hope provided a grant of £46,000 to UCL and Royal Free Hospital to support recruitment to the International Breast Genome Cohort. This is a collaborative platform that will collect clinical and germline as well as Tumour DNA from breast cancer patients of non-European origin. The focus of this effort is to improve diversity in genomic research and shed further light on factors that affect cancer outcome inequalities.