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Tag: innovation

  • 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.