Major EPSRC Programme Grant to Support New Oxford Centre for Drug Delivery Devices

Cancer therapy drugs tend to achieve limited accumulation and poor penetration in tumours, reducing their effectiveness. For many years, the only methods used to improve drug uptake by tumours have been pharmacological, and these have had limited success.

Recent research at Oxford University has shown that physical mechanisms triggered by ultrasound, magnetic fields or shock waves can dramatically improve the delivery and penetration of existing and experimental drugs into tumours.

Reverse the Odds Reaches 2 Million Analysis Landmark

Reverse the Odds, which lets you analyse real cancer data through a mobile game, reached its 2 millionth analysis last Friday, which is excellent news. Thanks to everyone who has taken part so far.

We are still keen to recruit new people to the game.

The Citizen Science team at CRUK have launched their latest mobile game, Reverse the Odds. The game embeds authentic scientific research into fun, compelling gameplay, giving players the chance to see what our scientists see; and help beat cancer sooner.


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