The focus for cancer research at Newcastle University is the Northern Institute for Cancer Research (NICR). The NICR was formed in 2001 and has grown dramatically over the past 6 years. Annual spending on cancer research has increased from £4.0M in 2001/2 to £8.3M in 2006/7, with total spending of £40M over this period. There are currently >170 staff in the NICR, including 33 Full or Associate academic members of staff. The NICR is a multidisciplinary research institute and is one of only 2 academic cancer research centres in Europe with a comprehensive small molecule drug discovery and clinical trials – targets to treatments – capacity.
Northern Institute for Cancer Research
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