March 2017

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Date of 2017’s Annual Meeting announced!

Date of 2017’s Annual Meeting announced! The UKCRC TDCC are pleased to announce that we have set the date for our 2017 annual meeting! We will be returning to the Kia Oval on 18th October, 2017 for another day of all things Biobanking. The agenda and details of 2017’s Biobank of the year award will be announced in the coming weeks so please keep checking our website for more information.… Read More »Date of 2017’s Annual Meeting announced!

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Cost recovery in Biobanking

Cost recovery in Biobanking When patients donate samples for research they do so with goodwill as a gift to research. So why is there sometimes reference to ‘the cost of samples?’ We explain more about the use of Cost recovery in Biobanking in our latest blog. How can tissue cost money when it is donated for free? The process of getting access to a hospital, surgeon, pathologist, clinical data and… Read More »Cost recovery in Biobanking

NC3Rs Workshop: Human tissue models for cancer research

NC3Rs Workshop: Human tissue models for cancer research On 1st and 2nd of March , the UKCRC TDCC attended the NC3Rs workshop: Human tissue models for cancer research. Here, we outline the day’s events and what we learned. The first day was opened by Prof Gareth Thomas who gave a pathologists perspective, highlighting the importance of the tumour microenvironment which means research should focus on more than studying single cells.… Read More »NC3Rs Workshop: Human tissue models for cancer research