Meet the Scientists
Professor Karen Vousden FRS FRSE
Director, Beatson Institute
The work of the Beatson TRC will dovetail perfectly with the basic and translational research already ongoing at the Beatson Institute, and builds on the significant investment and support that the Beatson Institute has received from Cancer Research UK. The new development will play a key role in our ambitions to bring together basic and clinical research, contributing to the creation of a coordinated cancer research centre and help us develop our discoveries into successful new treatments for cancer patients.'.
Professor Jim Cassidy
Head of Division of Cancer Sciences
'Our vision is to be in a position to treat patients in a more tailored way, with customised drugs, targeted treatments and diagnostic options that are less toxic and more effective, so that each cancer and each patient is treated individually. The Beatson Translational Research Centre will help us to achieve our vision.
Professor Barry Gusterson
Professor of Pathology
'We have a track record and progress is unstoppable. The investment in the best science and the best people will result in new technologies and therapies that will have a major impact on prevention and cure. Each step is incremental, developing what you have discovered. The Translational Research Centre is the next step.'
Professor Hing Leung
Professor of Urology and Medical Oncology
"Seeing is believing: We have witnessed major advances in biomedical research in recent years and I believe that significant improvement to patient care and outcome can be developed.Talents, commitment and cutting edge technologies in the West of Scotland will be enriched by the establishment of a translational research centre"