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BRAIN CANCER - CA22103Net4Brain

Structure and People

Action CHAIR: Prof Xinzhong LI Professor of BioInformatics, Teesside University

It is estimated that 3.24 million new cancer cases and 1.66 million cancer deaths will be registered across Europe in 2024 and 40,800 of these deaths are from brain and central nervous system (CNS) cancers. Despite extensive efforts in molecular biology research, advances in biomedical engineering, artificial intelligence (AI) and big data science, brain tumours remain among the deadliest forms of cancer...

Working Groups

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WG1. Non-invasive Biomarker Discovery

WG6. Dissemination and Exploitation

— Action members' affiliations


— Stay tuned for available Action Networking tools
COST Actions have been designed to maximise networking possibilities, featuring a wide range of tools and additional activities, which benefit individuals and wider research networks alike through strengthening research outcomes and community knowledge.

These scientific missions allow researchers involved in a COST Action to visit an institution or laboratory in any country in the world. Their aim is to foster collaboration ...

Virtual Mobility (VM) Grants are grants awarded to individual WG members for supporting activities aiming at capacity building and transfer of knowledge through bilateral/multilateral collaborations in a virtual setting.

ITC conference grants are grants aimed at young researchers and PhD students from ITCs to attend beneficial international conferences that are not organised by COST Actions

Dissemination Conference Grants provide contribution for traveling, accommodation and subsistence expenses, registration fee, printing of scientific poster and overall effort.


Dissemination & Exploitation

— Publications

— List of members' publications

— Presentations

— Members' Presentations in Net4Brain
& other Conferences and events

— Posters

— Members' Scientific Posters

— Forum

— Collaborative brain cancer discussions

— Innovation Helpdesk

— Platform for Collaborative brain cancer Innovation Support

— Funding Opportunities & Applications

— Respository of available funding opportunities

— Commercialisation

— Ways to drive Research to Market

— Industry–Academia collaborations

— Available Industry–Academia Partnerships


In this section you will find all future events for Net4Brain Action

Action News


Action Blog

Click here to learn the latest on Brain Cancer field, and our members' work

Latest Research

Members' Research

Industry news

Stakeholder news


Newsletters & Press Releases

Stay tuned with Net4Brain news and upcoming events and read what the Media said about Net4Brain


Journals & PublicationsSocial Media LinkedInSocial Media X-TwitterPrinted MediaOnline Media

Platform & Positioning

Trends & Insights

Marketing Strategy


Job & Fellowship openings

List of available Job & Fellowship openings from Consortium Institutes and mer

Fellowships PhD

Fellowships Post Doctoral