December 18, 2020 9:10 AM
ICR and Royal Marsden researchers have been awarded a 2.5m grant to set up the world’s largest digital hub of sarcoma research data. This 5 year project is led by Dr Robin Jones, at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust.
SSN is having one of the leading roles in the Consortium. Dr Nixon, Dr White and CTU in Glasgow are leading on one the study workstreams on behalf of the consortium and Dr Hayward in Edinburgh is also part of the collaborative. Co-Investigators on the project include teams based at University of Birmingham, Instituto Nationale dei Tumoti-Milano, and Instituto de Biomedicina de Sevilla.
The CRUK announcement is: https://www.icr.ac.uk/news-archive/world-s-largest-sarcoma-research-database-aims-to-revolutionise-sarcoma-treatment-after-multi-million-pound-investment
This collaboration is in line with the Scottish Sarcoma Research Strategy.