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Meet Lynn Asante-Asare: A PhD student from south London who came to Cambridge to join the fight against cancer

Lynn was born and raised in south London and grew up wanting to be a doctor. But the death of a close friend from leukaemia and the realisation that only science can drive medicine forward put her on the path of an academic career in biology in the hope of helping future patients.

In this short film, Lynn tells us about her PhD research exploring ways to make tumours more visible on MRI scans in the labs at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute.  She explains the motivations for her work, why she chose to become a student of St John’s and where she hopes to take her career in the future.