The UK’s largest collection of high-quality mesothelioma samples

The Study of Mesothelioma

Mesobank is the UK’s largest collection of high-quality tissue, cells and blood samples from pleural mesothelioma patients. It is dedicated to the study of mesothelioma by providing researchers with samples for a wide range of mesothelioma research.

Updates

First comprehensive single cell transcriptomic atlas of the human parietal pleura published

January 29, 2024

First comprehensive single cell transcriptomic atlas of the human parietal pleura published

We are very pleased to announce that the Mesobank team, in collaboration with other groups, has recently published in the European Respiratory Journal our latest completed research project “Single-cell transcriptomic analysis of human pleura reveals stromal heterogeneity and informs in vitro models of mesothelioma” . In this publication, we present the first comprehensive single cell transcriptomic […]

Victor Philip Dahdaleh Heart and Lung Research Institute

June 28, 2023

Victor Philip Dahdaleh Heart and Lung Research Institute

Victor Dahdaleh who has funded Mesobank UK through a donation to Asthma and Lung UK, has recently donated £16 million to the University of Cambridge Heart and Lung Research Institute.  The new building in which the Mesobank UK team is based, will now be called the Victor Philip Dahdaleh Heart and Lung Research Institute (HLRI).  […]

PREDICT-Meso

June 28, 2023

PREDICT-Meso

Mesobank UK is working closely with PREDICT-Meso, led by Professor Kevin Blyth in Glasgow to supply samples of pre-mesothelioma and pleural mesothelioma tissues.  PREDICT-Meso is an international programme aiming to better understand the earliest changes and key molecular events behind the development of mesothelioma. PREDICT-Meso is funded by a Cancer Research UK Accelerator Award. See […]