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Friday, June 27, 2014 - 08:45
I introduce, Inside the Mind

I am a researcher in the Neurobiology of Ageing group at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, and this is my first post on my first blog - Inside the Mind! I am hoping to write about issues relating to psychiatry, psychology, neuroscience, ageing, and a whole lot more. Inside the...

Bryony Graham

Bryony Graham

Molecular Biologist
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 08:45
Specifying stem cells, specifically

Your blood is made up of many, many different types of highly specialized cells: white blood cells to fight infections; red blood cells to carry oxygen; and platelets to allow your blood to clot (to name but a few). Scientists now know that...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 08:45
Step by step: determining the development of cancer

There are over 200 different types of cancer, with 1 in the 3 people in the UK being affected by the disease during their lifetime. Cancer is caused by an accumulation of multiple alterations to the genetic...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 08:45
From petri dish to personalised medicine

Bowel cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer. In 2011, over 40,000 people in the UK were diagnosed with the disease1: equivalent to one person every 15 minutes. In order to try and understand how and why...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 08:45
Does the answer lie within...? Using patients' proteins to target breast cancer

Breast cancer remains the most common type of cancer in the UK, with women at a 1 in 8 lifetime risk of being diagnosed with this disease. In 2010 alone, more than 49,500 women were...

Bryony Graham

Bryony Graham

Molecular Biologist
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 08:45
Just the FACS, man

Tucked away in a corner of the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (WIMM) in Oxford is a room stuffed full of powerful, multi-coloured lasers. The machines that contain these lasers are highly specialised, hugely...