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Mending broken hearts: The American Heart Association and its life-saving treatment guidelines

When someone suffers a cardiac arrest, the first few minutes that follow the attack are crucial and can decide if someone lives or dies. The effective administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can greatly improve people’s chances. The American Heart Association have been educating people on CPR, heart health, stroke and heart disease worldwide for nearly 100 years and their latest mission […]

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ESEB: Helping evolutionary biology evolve in Europe

Evolution has been shaping our planet’s inhabitants for billions of years, and it continues to do so. Since its inception in 1987, the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB) and its members have worked to further our understanding of the complex subject, and its president Professor Laurent Keller is no exception. Professor Keller spoke with us at Research Outreach about […]

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CSMB: Ensuring a strong future for science and scientists

As scientists make fast and concerted advancements in life-saving technologies, the squeeze on funding could threaten their momentum. That’s where Dr Philip Hieter, President of the Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences (CSMB), comes in. To get the ‘biggest bang for their buck’, the CSMB is leveraging its collective knowledge and talents by focusing on the most pressing issues facing fundamental […]

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Canadian Blood Services: The road to regaining public trust

The need for blood is constant; so is the need for donations. Every day, all the hospitals and clinics in Canada need blood and blood products to treat patients, since most surgical interventions and a great number of medical procedures require blood transfusions. This is where Canadian Blood Services comes in. Canadian Blood Services is a non-profit charitable organisation with […]

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IAPB: Envisioning the future of universal eye care

Everyone across the globe needs access to the best possible standard of eye health as advocated by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB). IAPB was established as a coordinating umbrella organisation to lead international efforts in blindness prevention activities and eye health. Research Outreach spoke to CEO Peter Ackland who discusses IAPB’s mission, the importance of World […]

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ECCO: Improving outcomes for all cancer patients in Europe through multidisciplinarity

The European CanCer Organisation (ECCO) is a not-for-profit federation that exists to uphold the right of all European cancer patients to the best possible treatment and care, promoting interaction between all organisations involved in cancer at European level. ECCO aims to raise awareness and improve prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care of cancer patients. CEO of ECCO Birgit Beger spoke with […]

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ACS: Taking chemistry to Hollywood

Science is everywhere. From your sofa to your car, pretty much any product you can think of would not exist without the work of science, and chemistry in particular. This fact is often under-appreciated by the public, but for Dr Donna Nelson of the American Chemical Society, she has made it her mission to change this. Following her work as […]

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High pressure talk with Professor Rhian Touyz

At the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Science (ICAMS) at the University of Glasgow, world-renowned researchers are dedicated to discovering mechanisms of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in their quest to advance new treatments and to develop improved prevention, management and diagnostic strategies. Professor Rhian Touyz takes an innovative new approach to preventing CVD by conducting extensive research into other intricately linked […]

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HRA: making science open, managed and well-funded

Back in 2015, the Health Research Alliance (HRA), a multi-national consortium of non-profit organisations in the field of biomedical research, announced the selection of Dr Maryrose Franko as its new Executive Director. Bringing over 70 non-profit and non-governmental funders of biomedical research together, the HRA is the number one place to go for non-profit organisations seeking to enhance return on […]

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