A new cross-border science journalism initiative for Latin America

SEATTLE (Feb. 10, 2020) – InquireFirst is pleased to announce a new initiative to encourage crossborder reporting on science, health and the environment by Latin American journalists. A partnership with The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Department of Science Education, the Cross-Border Science Journalism Project will launch this month with the awarding of financial support…

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Initial protective role of nervous system’s ‘star-shaped cells’ in sporadic motor neuron disease uncovered

Support cells in the nervous system help protect motor neurons in the early-stages of sporadic motor neuron disease, according to new research from the Crick and UCL. Motor neuron disease is a degenerative condition which destroys the nerve cells (motor neurons) in the brain and spinal cord, which control movement, speech, swallowing and breathing. The…

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NCCN 2020 Annual Conference: Celebrating 25 years of NCCN

The NCCN 2020 Annual Conference: Celebrating 25 Years of NCCN is a three-day, in-person conference featuring more than 30 educational sessions on state-of-the-art practices in cancer care. Leading oncology experts will present on new and emerging therapies, controversies in treatment, and best practices in delivering oncology care. Join the conversation online with the hashtag #NCCN2020.…

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