and GNCH have a strong track e NICR
and GNCH have a strong track record in the elds of drug development, record in the elds of drug development, translational research and early phase translational research and early phase clinical trials, and the Future Fund will clinical trials, and the Future Fund will make possible their plans, and that of make possible their plans, and that of charity partner North of England Chil-dren's Cancer Research, to create a dedi-cated childhood cancer research facility at cated childhood cancer research facility at Newcastle University.
is poised to become one of the major centres for paediatric oncology research in EuropeProf Chris Day
Relay for Life 2010 is officially launched on April 28 at the NICR
, with a talk from a Cancer Research scientist and a tour of the state-ofthe-art lab.
Professor Herbie Newell, Director of Scientific Research at the NICR
at Newcastle University said: "We are delighted by the results of these early stage clinical trials and look forward to seeing how well women with BRCA faults in their genes respond.
Prof Herbie Newell, based at Newcastle NICR
, said: "This system will not only be extremely useful for monitoring individuals' treatment, but may also allow us to reduce the time it takes to put drugs through trials.
is a multi-disciplinary research institute with more than 200 clinical and laboratory staff.
Vicky and Cath are both passionate supporters of Cancer Research UK, and hope that seeing the valuable work going on in the NICR
will inspire more people to get involved.
is the focus for cancer research at the University of Newcastle and is funded by programme grants from Cancer Research UK, the Leukaemia Research Fund and the National Cancer Research Institute.