As the world’s second leading killer, cancer is a disease that has touched the lives of nearly everyone across the planet. International Innovation’s Rosemary Peters takes a look at how cancer is affecting the Arab world, with a focus on the Middle East and the Gulf countries
A group of researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida is investigating cancer metabolism to improve understanding of the disease. One of the team’s main programmes of research is determining ways to stifle fat producing pathways, to limit the progression of tumours
International Innovation speaks with Dr Iain Foulkes about the forthcoming opening of the Francis Crick Institute, the importance of the organisation’s operating strategy and the diverse ways that Cancer Research UK is funding research that will have true translational impact
International Innovation has today announced an all-new partnership with international knowledge & project exchange platform Rethink! ITEM Europe 2016. The two-day event aims to solve key business challenges such as digitalisation and the increasing complexity of IT strategy by gathering industry leaders to connect, network, and share their insights. Running across 25th and 26th April…
International Innovation presents some of the highlights of Resilient Cities 2015 – ICLEI’s 6th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation. Over 420 participants from 56 countries attended the event, which took place in Bonn, Germany, in early June. Meeting to discuss the complexities of urban resilience and adaptation, the congress hosted 39 sessions and…
The circumstances surrounding actor Robin Williams’ suicide has pushed Lewy body dementia – a little-known yet common disease – into the limelight. International Innovation’s Karen Lindsay asks why good research still fails to capture the media’s imagination. It is the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease and is estimated to affect 1.4…
Outstanding research in nanomedicine is currently being performed across Europe. To ensure its sustainable federation and promotion, the European Technology Platform for Nanomedicine and the NANOMED2020 consortium has launched a range of new initiatives.