Our partners in the Cancer Research UK Glasgow Centre are:
The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, one of the largest cancer treatment centres in the UK serving some 2.6 million people and with a consultant staff approaching 60 led by Clinical Director Dr David Dunlop. NHS consultants at the BWoSCC take an active and often lead role in clinical trials within the Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit and the Glasgow Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre, which has an active early phase clinical trials programme in both solid tumours and haematological malignancies.
The Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute, a centre of scientific excellence core-funded by Cancer Research UK and directed by Professor Karen Vousden. Research groups at the Beatson Institute are working on key aspects of cancer cell behaviour in areas spanning from basic research programmes aimed at understanding fundamental mechanisms of cellular regulation to translational projects that encompass drug discovery, genetic mouse models and preclinical studies.
The University of Glasgow, which is represented by the Institute of Cancer Sciences, encompassing basic, translational and clinical research under the leadership of Professor Jeff Evans and including the Paul O’Gorman Leukaemia Research Centre directed by Professor Tessa Holyoake and the Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre headed by Professor Andrew Biankin, and by the School of Veterinary Medicine, integrating research in infectious and genetic diseases of animals and man, and developing novel animal models of human disease, and headed Professor Ewan Cameron.
The University of Strathclyde, including the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences headed by Professor Philip Winn, which houses the Cancer Research UK Formulation Unit led by Professor Gavin Halbert, and WestCHEM, the joint Research School of Chemistry for the West of Scotland delivering forefront chemistry research in state-of-the-art laboratories.
Cancer Research UK, the world’s leading charity dedicated to beating cancer through research. The charity’s Centres initiative stretches across the UK.