The centre will develop treatments tailored to the genetic make-up of patients and their tumours.
Situated on a single site, the partnership will span laboratory research through to clinical trials and patient care. The Christie Hospital serves Western Europe’s largest cancer patient base and Cancer Research UK is the world’s largest cancer research charity.
The centre will focus on five research areas:
The research partnership investment fund has provided £12.8 million for this project: £4.1 million to complete construction and fit-out of a new £29.3 million university cancer research building. £8.7 million will support specialist equipment essential to drive forward the research.
The funds will support activity in many areas:
|Name||Professor Ian Jacobs|
Vice President and Dean of the Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences
|Tel||0161 306 0533|
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