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malaria

Gut bacteria can fight against malaria

Researchers have discovered that friendly bacteria that lives in the human gut can trigger a natural immune response to fight against malaria. Sugary proteins that...
Stem cells and personalised therapies for cancer

Stem cells and personalised therapies for cancer

Professor Alan Clarke, Director of the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute at Cardiff University, outlines the aim to develop more personalised therapies for patients...

Behavioural Safety Past, Present & Future

Paul Bizzell, Operations Director at Ryder Marsh Safety Limited, explains the background to Behavioural Safety and briefs on current thinking about Safety Culture… The actual origin...

Skaginn – Icelandic pioneers in Super Chilling

Driven by the ingenuity and innovational vision of its co-founder and now pioneer CEO, Skaginn's Super Chilling solutions offer a range of benefits. Through...
The growing need for innovation in biobanking

The growing need for innovation in biobanking

Senior Research Analyst for Frost & Sullivan Divyaa Ravishankar discusses the growing need for innovative products in the realm of bio-storage applications. The concept of...
transplant

Kidney transplants – the gold standard treatment

Adnan Sharif, Consultant Nephrologist at University Hospitals Birmingham discusses kidney transplants and the impact it has on the patient and their quality of life. Chronic...
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New cancer research hub launched in Manchester

Cancer Research UK have today launched a new Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence that will bring together leading researchers from The University of Manchester and London. Cancer...
zebrafish

How the zebrafish is driving regeneration research

Christopher L Antos, Group Leader at the DFG-Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden explains how Zebrafish research is a vital tool to help understand organ...
A stem cell solution for Parkinson’s?

A stem cell solution for Parkinson’s?

Claire Bale, Communications Manager for Parkinson’s UK, highlights the latest thinking in stem cell research for the potential treatment of Parkinson’s. Stem cells can develop...
Regenerative medicine and cell therapy

The role of regenerative medicine in healthcare

Regenerative medicine and cell therapy can revolutionise healthcare. Kath Mackay and Michael Sullivan, Lead Technologists in Regenerative Medicine at the Technology Strategy Board outline the...
Research finds tanning salons likely to cause skin cancer even without sunburn

Research finds ‘base’ tanning skin cancer link

Research produced by the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis has found that building a tan before spending time in the sun does not protect...
cancer stem

Research shows differences in cancer stem cells

Professor Alan Clarke, Director of the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute gives an overview of how cancer stem cells differ from the conventional...

The birth of blood cells

Unravelling the mechanisms leading to the formation of blood progenitor and stem cells. The continuous generation of blood cells throughout life relies on the existence...
biobank

Biobank Graz

The hub for biobanking in Europe. Biobank Graz at Medical University of Graz, Austria, belongs to the largest repositories of human samples in Europe. It...
research

Smart Biobanking

Senior Research Analyst for Frost & Sullivan Divyaa Ravishankar discusses the growing need for innovative products in the realm of bio-storage applications. The concept of...
mental health

Combating mental health

Journalist Tony Hall gives an overview of how the Cognitive Behaviour Treatment (CBT) is used within the armed forces to combat mental health issues. In...
online

The digital transformation

Maia Beresford, Researcher at the New Local Government Network (NLGN) discusses the government’s ‘Digital Strategy’ and how local authorities should benefit. In the UK 82%...
carbon

Energy that matters

James Smith, Chair of the Carbon Trust, sets out why we need to learn to love Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) – before it’s...

Leading electronic control for vehicle energy optimisation

A key factor for environmentally-friendly fuel-efficient vehicles. In the near future, substantial changes in mobility and land transport will take place. Population growth, energy issues,...

Revolutionising the brain

Aiswariya Chidambaram of Frost and Sullivan explains the importance of early diagnosis to tackle brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s Disease. Although research has gone a...

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