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Twenty years ago, Professor Elizabeth Vincan set out to understand how cancer cells ‘talk’ to each other and the cells around them. 

Her research group was among a number to realise that some cancer cells always ‘switched on’ specific genes that function in an ancient f...

One of the challenges in understanding human disease is the lack of models that accurately recapitulate key architecture and function of 3-dimensional organs in a tissue culture setting. Organoids are proving to be the technological advance that is filling this unmet n...

These symposia are organised by Cell press (i.e. the Cell journals) by the editors of the Cell journals on topics that are transforming science and medicine. Professor Hans Clevers, Netherlands, who pioneered the adult stem cell derived organoid field, was a...

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