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GPOL to provide genomic sequencing for mesothelioma

4 Mar 2020

GPOL will provide genomic sequencing for the University of Glasgow-led PREDICT-Meso (Pre-malignant drivers combined with target-drug validation in mesothelioma), a new £5 million mesothelioma project…


Scottish scientists play a key part of new ‘comprehensive’ map of cancer genomes

6 Feb 2020

A collaborative global scientific effort, which includes a group of researchers from the University of Glasgow, has completed the most comprehensive study of whole cancer…


Groundbreaking new cancer test?

23 Jan 2020

Following the launch of the Glasgow Cancer Assays in November, John Windell from The Biomedical Scientist interviewed Dr Susie Cooke, GPOL Deputy Director and Head…


GPOL at Festival of Genomics

8 Jan 2020

Deputy Director and Head of Medical Genomics, Dr Susie Cooke will be speaking at the Festival of Genomics & Biodata in London on 29 January…


Italy Cancer Network to Pilot the Glasgow Cancer Test

20 Dec 2019

The Glasgow Precision Oncology Laboratory is delighted to announce that a network of Italian cancer centres will be evaluating the Glasgow Cancer Test over the…


Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre 5th Anniversary

21 Nov 2019

Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre 5th anniversary- Thank you to donors


New Glasgow Cancer Assays by GPOL and Agilent Technologies

4 Nov 2019

GPOL at the University of Glasgow has developed the groundbreaking new Glasgow Cancer Assays – a suite of affordable, fit-for-purpose, solid and haematological cancer genomic…


Professor Biankin recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

14 Jun 2019

Prof Biankin was awarded Officer (AO) of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to medical research, and to the treatment of pancreatic cancer, as…


Precision medicine test offers hope to cancer patients

25 Apr 2019

Prof Biankin and Dr Cooke discuss the genomic test that could link patients to better treatments.


Glasgow experts lead UK pancreatic cancer research

28 Dec 2018

GPOL was delighted to see Prof Andrew Biankin and team recognised for their work in pancreatic cancer.