Health science is a wonderfully diverse area of research. No matter their field of expertise, the researchers featured in this issue of Research Features magazine are united by their passion to improve the quality of life of people around the world. The same is true of leading experts specialising in health science.
The European CanCer Organisation (ECCO) connects the European cancer community in order to ensure the best possible level of care for European cancer patients. Their CEO, Birgit Beger, shares her vision for the future of cancer care with us.
We also speak to Peter Ackland, CEO of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB). IAPB leads international efforts in blindness prevention activities and eye health. Peter discusses their work and explains their commitment to universal eye care.
Dr Graham Sher has been with Canadian Blood Services for nearly 20 years and in that time the organisation has been on a transformative journey. Now CEO, Graham shares his perspective on the CBS's success and discusses his plans for its future.
With topics ranging from cancer to neuroscience, diabetes to reproductive health and immunology to genetics, there's plenty to interest you in this issue: it was a pleasure to work on and we’re sure you'll enjoy reading it.