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Nise Yamaguchi receives award at NCID 2019

Aug 29, 2019

Nise Yamaguchi is a medical oncologist who focuses on treating patients and making their lives as comfortable as possible. She has managed to develop and maintain many important contacts internationally and is widely recognised as playing an important role in introducing treatment advances and improvements in patient care to Brazil and other parts of the…

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Rajendra Badwe receives award at NCID 2019

Aug 28, 2019

Rajendra Badwe is Director of the Tata Memorial Cancer Centre in Mumbai, India. He was a pioneer in the introduction of evidence-based treatment guidelines in the Institute which then spread to other major centres. He has accelerated the national and…

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Luis Pinillos Ashton and Carlos Vallejos Sologuren receive award at NCID 2019

Aug 27, 2019

Professors Luis Pinillos Ashton and Carlos Vallejos Sologuren have made major contributions to Cancer Control in Peru. Each has been Director-General of the National Cancer Institute (INEN) and Minister of Health of Peru where they have been responsible for introducing…

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Fourteenth Annual Meeting of National Cancer Institute Directors (NCID 2019)

Aug 26, 2019

The fourteenth annual NCID meeting took place in Lyon between 10-12th July, 2019. There were 125 attendees from 65 countries at a wide range of resource. The meeting celebrated the Tenth Anniversary of the establishment of the International Prevention Research…

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Regional Ministerial Conference on Partnership and Cooperation in Oncology

Jun 18, 2019

Declaration in the Fields of Oncological Training, Research and Development among the Countries of the Central and Eastern European and the Central Asian Region Representatives of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia met on 12th June,…

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Boyle gave inaugural lecture at Calisia World Conference

Jun 18, 2019

On 10th June 2019, Peter Boyle gave the inaugural lecture on ‘Health, Wellbeing and the Family’ at the Calisia World Conference on Family Health. Professor Boyle noted that ill-health, in particular chronic ill-health, can have a profound effect on the…

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Country reports EU 1950-2015

Jun 11, 2019

Budapest, 12th June 2019The Report “Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Europe, 1950-2015” has been presented at the Ministerial Meeting in Budapest (Hungary). Chronic diseases such as Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), Diabetes and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary…

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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…

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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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More iPRI News

Temple Smith

Oct 24, 2012

Temple Smith graduated with a Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics from University of Colorado. He did a joint postdoctoral fellowship under the direction of the mathematician, Stanislaw Ulam and the molecular biologist, John Sadler. He is a co-developer of the Smith-Waterman sequence…

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Chris Robertson

Oct 24, 2012

Chris Robertson is a statistician whose long term research interests have focussed on the application and development of statistical modelling in epidemiology. Since 2002 he has had a joint appointment as Professor of Public Health Epidemiology in the Department of…

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Paul Perrin

Oct 24, 2012

Paul Perrin has been Professor of Urology at the University of Lyon since 1981. He received his degree in Medicine from the Claude Bernard University in Lyon and his postgraduate training included an internship and residency in Urology at the…

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Twalib Ngoma

Oct 24, 2012

Twalib Ngoma is one of Africa’s foremost radiation oncologists with special interest in cancer control. He trained at the Christie Hospital in Manchester and Beatson Oncology Centre in Glasgow in the 1980’s and then went back to his home country,…

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Andrew Morris

Oct 24, 2012

Since August 2017 Andrew Morris has been the inaugural Director of Health Data Research UK, the multi-funder UK Institute for health and biomedical informatics research that will capitalise on the UK’s renowned data resources and research strengths to transform lives…

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William R. Miller

Oct 24, 2012

William R. Miller is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Edinburgh, in the United Kingdom. He completed his BSc and PhD degrees at the University of Leeds before receiving a DSc from the University of Edinburgh. William R. Miller…

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Albert Lowenfels

Oct 24, 2012

Albert Lowenfels, a graduate of New York University College of Medicine has been a faculty member of New York Medical College for several decades. Initially trained as a surgeon, he has pursued a second career in epidemiology with a focus…

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Geoffrey Hamilton-Fairley

Oct 24, 2012

Geoffrey Hamilton-Fairley is Vice Chairman of Oncimmune plc a company pioneering tests to measure the immune response to cancer in order to enable early cancer detection and to aid therapeutics. Over the past fourteen years Geoffrey has guided Oncimmune from…

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Donato Greco

Oct 24, 2012

Donato Greco was born in Naples, Italy, and graduated in medicine with a specialisation in infectious diseases, public health, epidemiology, and biostatistics. He started his career with nine years in infectious diseases, then founded and later directed the National Centre…

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Kenneth Fleming

Oct 24, 2012

Kenneth Fleming has been an academic pathologist for over 40 years. His research interests include the pathogenesis of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, and the molecular analysis of tissue – over 200 publications and a H-index of 48. Dr Fleming has had…

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Jean-François Doré

Oct 24, 2012

Jean-François Doré was born in 1940 in Fécamp, France, graduated LSc Nat from the Faculty of Sciences, University of Paris, and obtained a Doctorate in Human Biology (Experimental Oncology) from the Faculty of Medicine, University Paris XI. He joined INSERM…

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Paul Burton

Oct 24, 2012

Paul Burton qualified in Medicine from the University of Leicester in 1983, taking an intercalated BSc in Genetics (supervised by Barry Holland) in 1981. As an MRC Training Fellow (1986-1989), he was awarded an MSc in Medical Statistics from the…

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Otis Brawley

Oct 24, 2012

Otis Brawley is a graduate of University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case-Western Reserve University, and a fellowship in medical oncology at the National Cancer Institute. As…

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Clement Adebamowo

Oct 24, 2012

Clement Adebamowo was born in Lagos, Nigeria, and graduated BM ChB Hons from the University of Jos, Nigeria, having earned a distinction at every examination. He trained in Surgery and Oncology at the University College Hospital Ibadan, Nigeria and at Harvard…

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Review of the first iPRI textbook

Oct 2, 2012

A review of the first “iPRI Scientific Publication”, Textbook on Epidemiology and Biostatistics, has been published in the American Journal of Epidemiology on September 18th, 2012. Click here to read the review: Am J Epidemiol. 2012;176(7):656–657.

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Prof. Boyle, honorary Doctor of Laws

Sep 12, 2012

The University of Dundee has honoured leading figures from Scotland and the world at its summer Graduations in June 2012. Peter Boyle was honoured to be awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa in recognition of his contribution…

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Dr. Greco joins iPRI

Sep 10, 2012

iPRI is delighted to announce that Dr Donato Greco joins as Senior Research Fellow. He has founded and later directed the National Centre for Epidemiology of the National Institute of Health of Italy, where he served for 32 years. Donato Greco…

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One more award for Prof. Leigh

Jul 6, 2012

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Professor Irene May Leigh, an iPRI Senior Research Fellow, has been awarded the Sir Archibald Gray Medal by the British Association of Dermatologists. This acknowledges her outstanding contribution to Dermatology. We…

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Prof. Leigh awarded

Jun 18, 2012

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Professor Irene May Leigh, an iPRI Senior Research Fellow, has been honoured with the award of a CBE (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) in the most recent Queen’s…

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New partnership between iPRI and ENVIRON

Jun 15, 2012

iPRI President Peter Boyle and ENVIRON CEO Steve Washburn are pleased to announce a collaborative research partnership between the International Prevention Research Institute and international consultancy ENVIRON.  ENVIRON’s ability to serve clients in understanding complex human health issues, especially in…

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Dr. Hainaut, Professor at the University of Malaya

Jun 4, 2012

We are delighted to announce that, as of the 4th of June, 2012, Pierre Hainaut was offered an appointment of Visiting Professor at the University of Malaya, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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News Releases

Nise Yamaguchi receives award at NCID 2019

Aug 29, 2019

Nise Yamaguchi is a medical oncologist who focuses on treating patients and making their lives as comfortable as possible. She has managed to develop and maintain many important contacts internationally and is widely recognised as playing an important role in…

Read More

Rajendra Badwe receives award at NCID 2019

Aug 28, 2019

Rajendra Badwe is Director of the Tata Memorial Cancer Centre in Mumbai, India. He was a pioneer in the introduction of evidence-based treatment guidelines in the Institute which then spread to other major centres. He has accelerated the national and…

Read More

Luis Pinillos Ashton and Carlos Vallejos Sologuren receive award at NCID 2019

Aug 27, 2019

Professors Luis Pinillos Ashton and Carlos Vallejos Sologuren have made major contributions to Cancer Control in Peru. Each has been Director-General of the National Cancer Institute (INEN) and Minister of Health of Peru where they have been responsible for introducing…

Read More

Fourteenth Annual Meeting of National Cancer Institute Directors (NCID 2019)

Aug 26, 2019

The fourteenth annual NCID meeting took place in Lyon between 10-12th July, 2019. There were 125 attendees from 65 countries at a wide range of resource. The meeting celebrated the Tenth Anniversary of the establishment of the International Prevention Research…

Read More

Regional Ministerial Conference on Partnership and Cooperation in Oncology

Jun 18, 2019

Declaration in the Fields of Oncological Training, Research and Development among the Countries of the Central and Eastern European and the Central Asian Region Representatives of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia met on 12th June,…

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