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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 […]

The June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund

September 20, 2022

The June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund

We are delighted to announce that the June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund has awarded Mesobank £50,000 to support tissue collection, curation and distribution.  The funding will run 2023-2024. The June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund established in 1997 in memory of June has raised more than £2 million for research into the diagnosis and treatment of […]

Mesobank collaborates with Ilona Sagar and Radio Ballads

March 23, 2022

Mesobank collaborates with Ilona Sagar and Radio Ballads

Recently Mesobank has been working with Ilona Sagar on a Radio Ballads project – the Body Blow

The Mesobank team has a new home

March 23, 2022

The Mesobank team has a new home

From April 2022, the Mesobank team will be based in the new Heart and Lung Research Institute adjacent to Royal Papworth Hospital on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.