The Radcliffe Department of Medicine Four Year DPhil Scholars Programme

The Radcliffe Department of Medicine at the University of Oxford is a large, multi-disciplinary department, which aims to tackle some of the world’s biggest health challenges by integrating innovative basic biology with cutting edge clinical research. The department has internationally renowned programmes in a broad spectrum of sciences related to medicine, including: Cancer Biology Cardiovascular Science Cellular and Clinical…

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Research finds promising technique to combat cancer drug resistance

Multi-drug resistance is the main challenge for chemotherapy – it is the leading cause of tumour recurrence and cancer metastasis. The root of the problem: efflux pumps on the cell surface which serve to protect a cell by pumping out unwanted toxic substances. Unfortunately, these come as a disadvantage when targeting cancer cells with drugs….

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