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Exploring the role of BK virus in kidney transplant patients’ cancer risk: a World Cancer Day conversation with Dr Simon Baker 

Exploring the role of BK virus in kidney transplant patients’ cancer risk: a World Cancer Day conversation with Dr Simon Baker  04 February 2024 For World Cancer Day 2024, we sat down with our researcher Dr Simon Baker from the University of York to discuss his important work focusing on understanding why kidney transplant patients…

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New study to understand if a common childhood viral infection may hold the key to reducing cancer risk and improving kidney survival in transplant patients

New study to understand if a common childhood viral infection may hold the key to reducing cancer risk and improving kidney survival in transplant patients 28 January 2022 Thanks to our funding, Dr Simon Baker from the University of York will begin a study to understand whether a common childhood infection (‘BK virus’) causes changes…

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Working towards a cure for kidney cancer

Working towards a cure for kidney cancer 16 April 2019 With a grant of £99,707 from us, Dr John Bradley has made a breakthrough that could one day lead to a new treatment for kidney cancer. We are funding the next stage of his vital research in partnership with Garfield Weston. Within the next hour,…

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