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MRN Research Day 2021 – a huge success

We had a successful MRN Research Day event on 01 November, our first time ever holding it online. Many thanks to the organising committee, event speakers and delegates for taking part in the event.

June Hancock Mesothelioma Fund supports new studies – deadline 10 December

The June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund is inviting expressions of interest for funding in several areas. The deadline is 10 December.

New clinical trial app for people with mesothelioma

Mesothelioma UK has developed is a clinical trial finder app for mesothelioma trials in the UK

Action Mesothelioma Day is 2 July 2021

As with every year, we remember the lives lost to this dreadful disease. But we also look forward with hope to the research that has helped us develop better diagnostics and treatments, and provide a better quality of life for people living with mesothelioma.

Results from MiST2 suggest abemaciclib holds promise for patients with mesothelioma

Arm 2 of the MiST trial met its primary endpoint disease control rate at 12 weeks

Our MRN Research Day is moving to November 2021

Sadly our 2020 research day event was cancelled due to the pandemic. In 2021, we have decided to move the event from the usual summer date to Friday 5 November. 

Mesothelioma models review by MRN members

MRN members including British Lung Foundation-Papworth Mesothelioma Research Fellows have published a review of mesothelioma models in the Journal Thorax

Support for researchers during the COVID-19 pandemic

We want to be sure that researchers supported by the Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation Partnership are safe.

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