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On Saturday 30 May, a young UK-based worker in the field of cancer research will be awarded the prestigious Rotary Club Leonardo da Vinci Prize, worth £10,000, at an international event to be held at London’s Goldsmiths’ Hall, hosted by the Rotary Club of London (

This year’s winner is John Saunders, Clinical Research Fellow in the Division of Cancer & Stem Cells at University of Nottingham. The prize has been awarded for demonstrating outstanding promise working in the translational field - that is applying findings from basic science to enhance human health and well-being.

Clive Amos, President of the Rotary Club of London, says, ‘Each year we join with nine other Rotary Clubs from across Europe for a weekend meeting, in what is known as the Leonardo da Vinci group. This year it’s...

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