The forthcoming Blood-Brain Barier Symposium 2017 will be hosted by Professor Geoff Pilkington, Brain Tumour Research Centre, University of Portsmouth on Friday, the 1st of September 2017. This meeting will provide a unique platform for early career BBB researchers to present their newest findings in both presentation and poster format. Topics of the Symposium will include: Structure, characterisation, modelling… Continue reading The 7th UK & Ireland Early Career Blood-Brain Barrier Symposium
Emily Pinkstone successfully defended her PhD thesis on the 22nd of May 2017. Her PhD, entitled 'Histone deacetylases in paediatric glioblastoma multiforme' was funded by the Ollie Young Foundation.
A big thank you to the Science Faculty for supporting brain tumour research by producing a feast of hat-themed cakes and raising money for this year's Wear A Hat day!
Professor Geoff Pilkington addressed over 180 people at Brain Tumour Support's Patient and Family Weekend on the 19th of March with a talk titled: ."What’s Going on in Laboratory Research and Who will it Affect?". The audience included patients, loved ones and carers, leading figures in neuro-surgery and research, clinical nurse specialists and other health care professionals,… Continue reading Patient and Family Weekend 2017