North West Cancer Research (NWCR) has announced that it is to invest over £600,000 in new, world-class cancer research projects.
The charity funds research across three main areas: Basic, Translational and Preventative at the Universities of Liverpool, Lancaster and Bangor.
Following a detailed submission process five new projects have been awarded funding totalling £661,357.
These studies are based at the universities of Lancaster and Liverpool.
Anne Jackson, Chief Executive of NWCR said: “The standard of grant submissions was exceptionally high this year and our panel of leading scientists and medical practitioners faced a serious challenge selecting the strongest applications. “