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Iain Foulkes

Iain Foulkes is the executive director of research and innovation at Cancer Research UK and chief executive of Cancer Research Technology. He began his career as a research scientist, completing his PhD at the Beatson Institute, before becoming a scientist and medical journalist.
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Vaccine vial and needle

Iain Foulkes, Executive Director of Research and Innovation at Cancer Research UK, reflects on today's news that Moderna and MSD’s melanoma cancer vaccine is moving to Phase 3 clinical trials Iain Foulkes, Executive Director of Research and Innovation at Cancer Research UK, reflects on today's news that Moderna and MSD’s melanoma cancer vaccine is moving to Phase 3 clinical trials

by Iain Foulkes | Opinion | 26 April 2024

26 April 2024

Cancer Grand Challenges Scientific Committee member Professor Karen Vousden presenting at the Cancer Grand Challenges summit in London, March 2023

We're nearly 10 years into the Cancer Grand Challenges story. Dr Iain Foulkes, our executive director of Research & Innovation, gives an inside view on it. We're nearly 10 years into the Cancer Grand Challenges story. Dr Iain Foulkes, our executive director of Research & Innovation, gives an inside view on it.

by Iain Foulkes | Opinion | 4 September 2023

4 September 2023

Three Black female researchers at a conference

Iain Foulkes, Executive Director of Research and Innovation, highlights some of the progress Cancer Research UK have made in promoting diversity in our research community Iain Foulkes, Executive Director of Research and Innovation, highlights some of the progress Cancer Research UK have made in promoting diversity in our research community

by Iain Foulkes | Opinion | 28 July 2023

28 July 2023

Visualisation of the Cancer Revolution exhibit

We're proud to be the Expert Partners for ‘Cancer Revolution’, a cutting-edge, world-first exhibition about cancer that will open it's doors in Manchester and London. We're proud to be the Expert Partners for ‘Cancer Revolution’, a cutting-edge, world-first exhibition about cancer that will open it's doors in Manchester and London.

by Iain Foulkes | Opinion | 28 July 2021

28 July 2021

Iain Foulkes, our executive director of research at Cancer Research UK

Today’s new figures, from the UK’s National Cancer Research Institute, project a devastating 24% drop in the UK’s overall cancer research spending this year, driven by a 46% fall in charity sector funding. Today’s new figures, from the UK’s National Cancer Research Institute, project a devastating 24% drop in the UK’s overall cancer research spending this year, driven by a 46% fall in charity sector funding.

by Iain Foulkes | Opinion | 24 September 2020

24 September 2020

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Researchers applauding

Iain Foulkes, our Executive Director of Research and Innovation, shares his views on achieving research excellence in a positive research culture. Iain Foulkes, our Executive Director of Research and Innovation, shares his views on achieving research excellence in a positive research culture.

by Iain Foulkes | Research Feature | 21 January 2020

21 January 2020