University of Leeds, Pathology and Tumor Biology, LIMM, UK
This section undertakes translational research in cancer (gastrointestinal cancer (Quirke, Grabsch), breast cancer (Hanby, Speirs) and ovarian cancer (Burns)) and reproductive pathology (Walker, Orsi). Our focus is on translational research moving basic scientific advances into patient care. Highlights of the year include the award of Gold pinnacle status for research by the University. The successful Experimental Cancer Medicine Award following on from the 5 year NTRAC programme. The Cerebra programme grant awarded to Orsi/Simpson, the reporting of major clinical trials such as MRC CLASICC, MRC CR07 and MRC Focus and increased industrial collaboration with Genentech, Sanofi, Covance, etc…
Article15. May 2010 Institutes: University of Leeds, School of Computing, UK, Leeds Teaching Hospital's Trust, Histopathology Department, Leeds, UK, University of Leeds, Pathology and Tumor Biology, LIMM, UKThree dimensional reconstruction of liver tissue is beneficial as it can improve understanding of the normal architecture of the vascular and biliary system; additionally, awareness of how these systems are affected by various pathological processes may help to inform future treatment choices.