NIHR CRUK Southampton Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre

Southampton's Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre is at the heart of a continuous cycle of better care, therapy development and new knowledge as new therapies go from laboratory into the clinic, and back again.

Sample tubes being filled

Focus on immune-based therapies

The centre aims to build upon Southampton's expertise in immunotherapy, uniting laboratory and clinical research teams to develop new treatments for both solid and blood cancers.

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Meet Jac Samuel and the rest of the centre team

Meet the centre team

The centre links our university CRUK research centre and hospital oncology services, involving many people in its work. At the core are our key investigators and our CRUK research nursing team.

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Southampton Eperimental Medicine Centre, based within the Somers building at Southampton General Hospital

Superb facilities, part of a national network

The centre draws together superb medical imaging, cellular therapy and radiopharmacy facilities and hosts a fully Human Tissue Association (HTA) accredited tissue bank. It is part of the 19-strong ECMC network, giving nationwide access and expertise - find out more at

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