Lung Cancer Early Detection Group

Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre

Early Detection Programme

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Our research

What we do

Our group works at the interface between cellular senescence, plasticity and the fundamental processes and mechanisms that lie at the origin of cancer. We are also developing novel tools and nanodevices for cancer early diagnosis and therapy.

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At the end of last month, Daniel, Hui-Ling and Estela attended the Early Detection of Cancer Conference, which took place at Stanford University, hosted by the Canary Center. The conference focused on the latest advancements in several fields of the early detection of...

Last week, Daniel, David and Estela attended the International cellular Senescence Association Conference 2019, which took place at the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA), Greece.

During the meeting, Daniel gave a talk entitled "Effects of c...


Last week, Estela attended the UK Senescence Symposium which took place at the University of Edinburgh. It was a very intense day of talks and seminars by researchers in the field of senescence and DNA damage from both the UK and abroad. Estela had the opportunity to p...

Early Lung Cancer Detection at the Cambridge science festival

Last month, we were delighted to participate at the Cambridge Science Festival, where we shared with hundreds of visitors what we do in our lab in order to detect cancer earlier.

As part of our outreach activ...


We are thrilled to announce that our group has been the recipient of the CRUK Early Detection-OHSU Project Award! This means we'll be looking out for a new postdoc to join our group and work on an exciting project in collaboration with the amazing lab of James Korkola...


Success is always worth celebrating. We had a fantastic week of good news within the Early Detection Programme. This is why we decided to go celebrate it with a bowling competition! As always, it was great fun - we can't wait to share the good news with you!


We have recently been very lucky to welcome three new members in our lab: Zhenguang and David, who will be working as postdoctoral research associates, and Sofia, a new graduate student. In order to welcome them, and considering the nice weather we still have in Cambri...


Last week, Daniel and Estela attended the International Cellular Senescence Association (ICSA) Conference 2018, which was held at the CHUM Research Centre of Montreal, Canada. The conference, which lasted for 4 intense days, was divided into 5 sessions:

  1. RNA biology...

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The Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence Conference 2017 in Manchester

December 6, 2017

Our lab recently attended the 2nd Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence Conference in Manchester. Daniel and Marta presented their most recent work at the conference, which brought together world experts across a range of disciplines to discuss the latest advances in lung cancer research and how we can continue to drive forward progress.

Marta won the 1st poster presentation Prize at the Lung Cancer Conference!

December 6, 2017

At the closing of the conference, Caroline Dive announced that Marta was the winner of the 1st Prize for the best poster presentation. Congratulations!





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Lung Cancer Early Detection Group

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