Our research in Glasgow

We spend over £24million every year in Glasgow, enabling the smartest minds to work together on improving outcomes for cancer patients all over the world.

Our researchers in Glasgow are focusing particularly on pancreatic  and bowel cancers, and chronic myeloid leukaemia, working in partnership with the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, and our Beatson Institute.

Research news & events in Glasgow

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Survivor Alex urges men to check for lumps

Alex was diagnosed with cancer by chance after a urologist treating him for a soap allergy spotted the symptoms of testicular cancer. Now he urges men to self-screen for lumps.

Promising research into pancreatic cancer

Dr Jennifer Morton’s research has pinpointed a genetic fault in a type of pancreatic cancer and matched it up with a drug,  rapamycin. Early results indicate the drug can shrink tumours in mice.

Clinical trials

Clinical Nurse Sophia and her team are treating Scottish patients on clinical research studies. These patients leave a truly valuable legacy of better treatments for patients in the future.

Help us beat cancer sooner

We receive no government funding for our research. Our life-saving work relies on the money you give us.

Get in touch

Contact the team in Glasgow. 

Our strategy to beat cancer sooner

Our vision is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.Our new strategy will give us the foundations we need to tackle the challenges ahead.

Last year in Glasgow

we funded 33 PhD students and 9 New Investigators

we supported 17 clinical trials

we spent over £24 million on research

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