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Celebrating Ten Years

Mar 25, 2019

iPRI is pleased to be entering its tenth year of academic and scientific endeavours. We do so recognising our many partners and stakeholders, without whom our efforts would be greater and the results lesser. In coming weeks, the International Prevention Research Institute will ramp up its announcements, culminating in the official marking of our 10-Year…

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iPRI 2017-2018 Biennial Report

Mar 13, 2019

The International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) will celebrate the tenth anniversary of its founding (April, 2009) and has recently moved from Ecully-ouest-Lyon into more spacious premises in Dardilly-ouest-Lyon.

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iPRI signs MOU with INEN

Dec 3, 2018

The International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) is delighted to announce the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Neoplásicas (INEN) (National Institute of Neoplastic Diseases), based in Lima, Peru. This was signed in Lima by…

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Jean-François Doré interviewed regarding sunbed use

Oct 18, 2018

Professor Jean-François Doré, Senior Research Fellow of the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI), has been interviewed recently on French television (M6) regarding the health risks associated with sunbed use. Professor Doré emphasised that “the use of sunbeds and the exposure…

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Medal presented to Miklós Kásler

Aug 26, 2018

Professor Miklós Kásler is a head and neck surgeon who became Director of the National Oncology Institute in Budapest, Hungary in 1986. Since 1994 he has been Professor at Semmelweis University. As Director of the National Institute of Oncology he…

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MOU with National Center of Oncology, Azerbaijan

Aug 1, 2018

The International Prevention Research Institute and the National Center of Oncology of the Republic of Azerbaijan are delighted to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding. The focus of this collaboration will be around improving prospects for Cancer Prevention…

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Mamadou Diop

Jul 23, 2018

iPRI would like to welcome our most recent Senior Research Fellow, Professor Mamadou Diop. Professor Mamadou Diop received his Doctorate Degree in Medicine in 1993 at the Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar in Senegal. From January 1989 to December 1992…

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Mamadou Diop receives award at NCID 2018

Jul 13, 2018

Mamadou Diop is Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cancer Institute of Dakar in Senegal (institute Joliot-Curie service de de cancérologie de l’hôpital A. Le Dantec). This is the only Hospital in Sénégal which is dedicated to cancer. The…

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Twalib Ngoma receives award at NCID 2018

Jul 12, 2018

Professor Twalib Ngoma is a Radiotherapist who currently works in Muhimbili University Hospital. He is the founder of Tanzania’s National Cancer Institute based at the Ocean Road Cancer Institute. Twalib has been a leading figure in Oncology in Africa and…

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Tanning booths and melanoma in France

Mar 30, 2015

On 12-13 March 2015, Professor Mathieu Boniol, Vice-President of Biostatistics at iPRI, participated in the 17th National Days of Photodermatologie organised by the French Society of Dermatology. Professor Boniol presented a terrifying balance: each year 203 melanoma cases are attributed…

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Statistics are Human Beings with the Tears Wiped Away

Mar 23, 2015

March 17, 2015 – As part of a Series “Countering Cancer – 100 reports from the frontline“, Pfizer has published an interview with Professor Peter Boyle, President of iPRI. Statistics are Human Beings with the Tears Wiped Away Interview with Dr. Peter…

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Life-saving treatments learnt from war being missed

Mar 20, 2015

NEWS RELEASE Life-saving treatments learnt from war being missed Friday 20 March, 2015, London, UK: Trauma is responsible for more global deaths annually than HIV, malaria and tuberculosis combined. Yet healthcare systems in many countries are missing out on life-saving treatments learnt…

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Paul Ndom

Mar 1, 2015

Paul Ndom was born in Cameroon and graduated MD from the Faculty of Medicine (CUSS), University of Yaounde. He is: Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Yaounde I, in charge of training in oncology; Head of Medical Oncology Service…

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Master’s programme in Global Public Health

Feb 23, 2015

The University of Strathclyde Institute for Global Public Health at iPRI is pleased to launch the Master’s Programme in Global Public Health for the September 2015 entry. The Master’s Programme is a unique, high-level programme that merges the strengths of both institutions.…

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Boyle awarded city's medal

Jan 29, 2015

January 8, 2015, Professor Peter Boyle, President of iPRI, was presented with his city’s medal, the Médaille de la Ville de Dardilly. Below is Professor Boyle’s speech, given in French, in the presence of Dardilly Mayor Michèlle Vullien. Jeudi 8…

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Giovanni Corrao

Jan 29, 2015

Giovanni Corrao became research assistant at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Turin, in 1984, where he was until 1988. In 1988 he was upgraded as Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, University of L’Aquila, where he stayed until 1993.…

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Carlo La Vecchia

Jan 29, 2015

Carlo La Vecchia received his medical degree from the University of Milan and a master of science degree in clinical epidemiology from Oxford University. He is recognized worldwide as a leading authority in cancer aetiology and epidemiology. Presently, he is Professor…

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Nigel Gray (1928-2014)

Dec 21, 2014

The International Prevention Research Institute is deeply saddened by the death of Nigel Gray (on 20th December, 2014). This represents the loss of a pioneer in many aspects of Cancer Control and a close friend and colleague. His initial medical…

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Donald Mattison

Dec 4, 2014

Donald Mattison has had a distinguished career in medicine and public health. In 2012 he was concurrently appointed Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Risk Sciences International and Associate Director of the McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk…

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Publication of Mathematical Oncology 2013 book

Oct 28, 2014

iPRI is pleased to announce the publication of the book “Mathematical Oncology 2013”, co-edited by Alberto d’Onofrio, Research Director at iPRI, and Alberto Gandolfi, Research Director for the National Research Council of Italy. With chapters on free boundaries, constitutive equations, stochastic…

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Michel Jourlin

Sep 26, 2014

Michel Jourlin was born in Saint-Etienne, France, and graduated in Mathematics at the University of Lyon 1. After a PhD in Pure Mathematics, he turned his research towards Image Processing. His most important contribution is the development of the LIP…

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Bernard Levin

Aug 4, 2014

Bernard Levin earned his medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg, South Africa. He held academic appointments in the Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago and then served as Chair of the Department…

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Miri Ziv

Jul 23, 2014

Miri Ziv is a Medical Sociologist and serves as a consultant for the Israeli medical authorities, providing guidance on issues relating to cancer control. One of her main areas of expertise and interest lies in the area of breast cancer advocacy. Miri…

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Dan Waitzberg

Jul 16, 2014

Dan Waitzberg is a gastrointestinal surgeon and nutrologist. He received his medical degree from the University of São Paulo (FMUSP), Brazil in 1974 and completed his residency in surgery at the Hospital das Clínicas, of the same university, in São Paulo in…

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Pierre Singer

Jul 16, 2014

Pierre Singer has over 30 years of clinical and academic experience. He was born in France attending medical school at the Louis Pasteur Faculty of Medicine of Strasbourg (France). Since 1995 he has been the Director of the General Intensive…

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Markus Pasterk

Jul 15, 2014

Markus Pasterk was born in Klagenfurt, Austria and studied Molecular Biology at the University of Vienna, where he received a M.Sc. degree in 1994. Early in his career he decided to change from research to research management. In 2001 Markus Pasterk was promoted…

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André-Robert Grivegnée

Jun 16, 2014

André-Robert Grivegnée is Head of the Cancer Prevention and Screening Clinic at Jules Bordet Institute in Brussels. As a radiologist, he is Head of the Senology Unit in the same Institution. He is Professor at the Free University of Brussels (Université…

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John Fitzpatrick RIP

May 16, 2014

The sudden passing of Professor John Fitzpatrick is a source of deep sadness to all at the International Prevention Research Institute iPRI. Professor Fitzpatrick was a Senior Research Fellow at iPRI as well as being a good friend and colleague…

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Mark Dumenil

Mar 24, 2014

Mark Dumenil was born in London. Mark moved to France in 1981 and directed his career to international healthcare with a particular interest in introducing medical devices technology that make a difference to patients’ lives across Europe. With nearly 30…

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The Cancer Letter interviews Peter Boyle

Feb 4, 2014

The interview given by Professor Peter Boyle, Ph.D., President of the International Prevention Research Institute to The Cancer Letter, has just been published in The Cancer Letter, Jan. 31, 2014;40(5):5-9. In the conversation Professor Peter Boyle says how the nearly 500-page ‘The…

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News Releases

Dr Otis Brawley joins Johns Hopkins

Jan 25, 2019

Dr Otis Brawley, iPRI Senior Research Fellow, has taken up the position of Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Oncology and Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University. He leaves his position at the American Cancer Society where he was extremely influential in contributing…

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Agreement for closer collaboration with IEO

Nov 26, 2018

Today, 26th November 2018,  in Milan, Ing. Mauro Melis, CEO of the Istituto Europeo di Oncology (IEO) and Professor Peter Boyle, signed an agreement for closer collaboration. The IEO, guided by its Scientific Director Professor Roberto Orecchia, has developed an…

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Jean-François Doré interviewed regarding sunbed use

Oct 18, 2018

Professor Jean-François Doré, Senior Research Fellow of the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI), has been interviewed recently on French television (M6) regarding the health risks associated with sunbed use. Professor Doré emphasised that “the use of sunbeds and the exposure…

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Autier invited in debate on Mammography Screening

May 29, 2018

Dr. Philippe Autier, vice-President Population Research of the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI),  participated in a radio debate on Mammagraphy Screening on French radio station “France Inter”. “Breast cancer: how about screening? Mammography screening is at the centre of a…

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Breast Cancer Screening Statement

May 9, 2018

iPRI calls for an independent inquiry into the effectiveness of Mammographic Screening for Breast Cancer and supports the review ordered by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Health into the recent error made by England’s National Health…

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