Iconic Terry Fox Run to raise funds for the ICR

The UK Terry Fox Association, the UK affiliate of Canadian cancer research charity The Terry Fox Foundation which has raised over £500 million through its iconic fundraising runs, is pleased to announce that it will host the Terry Fox Run UK for The Institute of Cancer Research on October 2, 2021. A traditional event will be held in Battersea Park in the morning of October 2, while that day participants across the UK can join virtually by running in their communities. Terry Fox Runs, held across the world, are free…

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Cancer Research UK and the Institute of Cancer Research, London, join forces with Merck in new drug discovery alliance

Cancer Research UK’s Commercial Partnerships Team and The Institute of Cancer Research, London, announced a multi-project collaboration and licensing deal with Merck, a leading science and technology company, to discover and develop new anticancer drugs. This multi-project deal follows previous single project drug discovery collaborations and a more recent target validation collaboration between Merck and Cancer Research UK’s Cancer Therapeutics Unit at The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR). The parties will collaborate on three independent research projects spanning target hit discovery to preclinical candidate nomination. This work will progress the discovery and development…

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