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2 September 2020
Cancer Research UK and the US National Cancer Institute – the 2 largest funders of cancer research in the world – have united to define a new era in cancer research and discovery: Cancer Grand Challenges.
Watch the recording of our virtual launch on 27 August 2020 and hear from our speakers including Sir Paul Nurse (Chair of Cancer Grand Challenges Scientific Committee), Michelle Mitchell OBE (CEO, CRUK) and Dr Ned E. Sharpless (Director, National Cancer Institute).
CANCER GRAND CHALLENGES COMMUNITY RECOGNISED FOR SCIENTIFIC EXCELLENCE
10 July 2020
We’re delighted to congratulate members of the Cancer Grand Challenges community recently elected to several prestigious organisations: the American Association of Cancer Research Academy, the European Molecular Biology Organization, the National Academy of Sciences Membership and the Royal Society.
METABOLIC FINGERPRINTING REVEALS LINK BETWEEN DIETARY FAT RESTRICTION AND THERAPY RESPONSE
25 June 2020
New research from the Cancer Grand Challenges Rosetta team has identified a potential metabolic weakness in cancer that could be amenable to treatment. The findings, published in Cell, focused on investigating the relationship between cellular metabolism, cancer and diet.
IMAXT CO-I RECEIVES AWARD FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP
18 March 2020
Congratulations to IMAXT Co-Investigator Ed Boyden (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Ed has been awarded the 2020 Wilhelm Exner Medal by the Austrian Association of Entrepreneurs. Launched in 1921, this prestigious award recognises scientists, inventors and designers whose contributions have had exceptional impact.