Cancer research funding for Dr Stephen Tait
Issued: Tue, 26 Jan 2016 10:56:00 GMT
Dr Stephen Tait from the University of Glasgow’s Beatson Institute has been awarded £210,000 of funding to carry out a three-year study into breast cancer development.
This is the first award from a pot of funding worth £450,000 available to cancer research projects from the Scottish Government and charity Breast Cancer Now.
Health Secretary Shona Robison announced the funding during a visit to Scotland’s newest radiotherapy centre, the £22 million Lanarkshire Beatson at Monklands Hospital in Airdrie.
She said: “We are committed to providing the best possible care for those with cancer. This includes supporting ground breaking research.”
Dr Stephen Tait said: “We hope that this research could lead to new ways to make treatments more effective.”