Research Features Magazine – 114

Prepare to be informed and inspired by this issue of Research Features magazine’s articles. We uncover the latest cancer research, from basic science to uncovering new treatments. We also discover more about the intriguing sickle-cell disease, the growing global burden of non-communicable diseases, development of new tools to tackle mental health and much, much more.

Cancer is a disease that affects us all. Dr Anton Berns, President of the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR) talks to us about EACR’s contribution to research and raising awareness. On the other side of the pond, Deirdre McGinley-Gieser, Senior Vice President at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) explains their mission to prevent cancer through lifestyle change.

Dr Terry Jernigan discusses the NIH’s large, long-term ABCD study of brain development and child health which aims to understand how environmental factors influence children’s brains as they progress into adulthood.

EURAXESS North America is a European Union-backed initiative promoting collaboration. Dr Dimah Mahmoud and Dr Viktoria Bodnarova explain how they promote researcher mobility and cooperation between Europe and North America.

We talk to dedicated researchers who explain their often unexpected findings and share their successes, challenges and hopes for their work.

Grab a cup of coffee and delve into the fascinating world of health sciences!

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