Archive: September 10, 2021

The TRAIL to a new era in cancer therapies: welcome to the age of immunotherapy

By LifETIME CDT Student: Aoibhin Sheedy (NUI Galway)   Immunotherapy is a promising approach for breakthrough therapies in the treatment of ovarian cancer, but there needs to be a robust investigation into suitable targets and delivery methods to solidify its true value for patients and clinicians. Ovarian cancer is the fourth leading cause of death due

Opening up STEM to everyone; how scientific mentoring can support the next generation

By Emma Lardner and LifETIME CDT Student: Abigail Wright (University of Birmingham) Abigail Wright is a second year LifETIME CDT student studying the control of ECM organization and the mechanical environment in a ‘Joint on a chip’ device at the University of Birmingham. Abi recently signed up for the In2Science mentoring scheme, which provides students from