Alice Jefferies - Feb 10, 2022

Predicting the unpredictable during pregnancy

For many expectant parents, pregnancy is a time of excitement, yet..

Jane Liu - Oct 21, 2021

Capturing the DNA hydroxymethylome for early-stage cancer detection

Biomarkers are measurable indicators of health or disease and the..

Samuel Hart - Jun 30, 2021

Circulating tumour cells: at the forefront of cancer diagnosis and treatment

In cancer patients, “metastasis” occurs as tumour cells break-away..

Thomas Driver - Jun 30, 2021

Cancer diagnosis – new data to support methylation-based liquid biopsy

New study demonstrates enormous potential

Earlier this month, we..

Thomas Driver - Jun 09, 2021

Methylomics – analysing DNA methylation signatures to diagnose cancer

Traditional tissue biopsies are a vital aspect of current medical..

Alex Galbraith - May 12, 2021

Diagnosing concussion: liquid biopsy is changing the game

Rugby, along with many other contact sports such as football, boxing..

Fay Allen - Apr 19, 2021

What is the cancer microbiome?

The “microbiome” is commonly associated with the gut microbiome, but..

Alex Galbraith - Mar 08, 2021

Detecting progress: liquid biopsy in lung cancer

Lung cancer remained the leading cause of cancer death in 2020 with..

Frances Salisbury - Dec 02, 2020

Go with the flow: the allure of the liquid biopsy

Forward finds out how fresh technologies are providing a way to cut..

Nick Sutcliffe - Oct 21, 2020

Liquid biopsies support precision medicine

The treatment of cancer patients with therapies that are specifically..

Anna Mudge - Oct 09, 2020

Minimally invasive, maximum potential: liquid biopsy is redefining diagnosis

Many of us will know someone who has undergone a biopsy during a..

Nick Sutcliffe - Sep 22, 2020

Making the detection of cancer in liquid biopsies more sensitive

Besides being found within the nucleus and mitochondria of cells, DNA..

Jane Liu - Sep 02, 2020

The emergence of liquid biopsies as companion diagnostics

The development of liquid biopsies

The term liquid biopsy refers to..

Nick Sutcliffe - Feb 18, 2020

The evolutionary history of cancer - predicting the disease

Cells can acquire the mutations that drive the development of cancer..

Anna Mudge - Dec 18, 2019

Will biomarkers come of age?

The world’s population is ageing.  In 2018, for the first time in..

Anna Mudge - Nov 27, 2019

Biomarkers and precision medicine

A biomarker, an amalgamation of the term ‘biological marker’, is a..