Innovating to defeat brain tumours
We’re thrilled to be the first ever UK charity to partner with the US-based Center for Advancing Innovation (CAI), an organisation dubbed ‘Tinder for start-ups’. We’ll be co-funding a pioneering initiative coordinated by the CAI, called The Brain Race. This will ask researchers and inventors from across the world to submit innovative ideas aimed at defeating brain tumours.
Research developments in 2016: what the experts think
A major study has asked medical experts across the University of California, San Francisco, what they see as real developments in the coming year.
UK-based scientists study trace metal elements to identify brain tumours
Scientists based at Diamond Light Source, the UK’s national synchrotron science facility in Oxfordshire, have used a technique known as x-ray fluorescence to track microscopic trace metals and correctly identify malignant brain tumour cells.
Why can’t brain tumour patients try new treatments?
In the past five years, more than 45,000 people in the UK have been diagnosed with a brain tumour. That’s 45,000 lives turned upside down.