Henry Winter's blog posts
“When Harry Met Sally” author dies of leukaemia
Last week it was reported that legendary author and film-maker Nora Ephron had died of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) at the age of 71.
Scientists find possible genetic key to why some lymphoma patients don’t respond to treatment
An important regulator that controls the ability of tumour cells to hide from the immune system in lymphoma patients, making them unlikely to respond to standard treatment, has been discovered by scientists at the University of Oxford.
First concrete evidence that susceptibility and survivorship from childhood leukaemia can be inherited
The largest study of its kind has linked two inherited genetic variants with an increase in susceptibility to the most common form of childhood leukaemia.
Genetic link found between the immune system and lymphoma
People who inherit genetic changes which alter the function of their immune system are at increased risk of developing Hodgkin lymphoma, a major new study reports.
Unforeseen new drug target discovered for acute myeloid leukaemia
A study we have part-funded has found an unexpected new drug target for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) that could open new avenues to develop effective treatments against this potentially lethal disease.