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.
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.
Our executive director of research and innovation explains the impact that COVID-19 is having on cancer research.
Iain Foulkes, our Executive Director of Research and Innovation, shares his views on achieving research excellence in a positive research culture.