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UK and Indian Prime Ministers visit the Francis Crick Institute

Scientists and other staff at the Francis Crick Institute were out in force to greet the UK Prime Minister Theresa May and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. The Prime Ministers used their visit to launch a new £13m Tech Alliance between the two countries and announce £1bn worth of business deals.
18 April 2018

Working together to unravel the immune system’s secrets

As Associate Research Director, Professor Anne O'Garra helps to promote the Crick's collaborative vision, encouraging scientists from different disciplines to work together. But when it comes to her own research, does she practice what she preaches? We examine the story behind her latest publication in Nature Immunology.
17 April 2018

From patient to paper: how tumour donations help Crick scientists understand cancer

Mike Malley, 72, was diagnosed with a type of kidney cancer called renal cell carcinoma in February 2015. Whilst undergoing treatment, he signed up to a Cancer Research UK funded study called Renal TRACERx (Tracking Cancer Evolution through therapy) that looks at the evolution of kidney cancer to try and better predict tumour behaviour, in the hope of improving treatments in the future.
13 April 2018

European Research Council awards for Crick Group Leaders

Group leaders Sharon Tooze and Caetano Reis e Sousa have each received Advanced Grants Awards of more than two million Euros from the European Research Council (ERC) to support research projects.
12 April 2018

'Killer' kidney cancers identified by studying their evolution

Scientists have discovered that kidney cancer follows distinct evolutionary paths, enabling them to detect whether a tumour will be aggressive.
12 April 2018