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Gates Foundation grant opens door to PhaSER project acceleration

Added: 25 Feb 2024

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has granted Edinburgh’s PhaSER Biomedical a US$2.3 million gran…

Aston-Warwick initiative wins key UKRI funds

Added: 11 Feb 2024

A joint team from Aston and Warwick universities and the University of Warwick have won nearly £2 m…

Lab disaster destroys Karolinska samples worth millions

Added: 11 Feb 2024

Sweden’s prestigious Karolinska Institutet has launched an investigation after a malfunctioning fre…

Anglo-Norwegian study casts light on treatment resistant bacteria

Added: 4 Feb 2024

A study comparing the UK and Norway over two decades, has concluded that antibiotic use may drive a…

Therapy ‘alters immune cells’ to fight unresponsive tumours

Added: 10 Dec 2023

Finnish researchers say they have discovered how a new cancer therapy can alter the function of imm…

Aston mourns pharmacy school pioneer Mike Brown

Added: 4 Dec 2023

Aston University Pharmacy School has announced the recent death of Professor Mike Brown, who was in…

Flower power inspires drug cell breakthrough

Added: 4 Dec 2023

Bath university scientists have borrowed from nature to develop more stable versions of proteins an…

First phase of Oxford’s new 1 million sq. ft lab district begins

Added: 27 Nov 2023

Laing O’Rourke will begin the initial phase of Oxford North’s £700 million new innovation district,…

Achieving an animal free IHC

Added: 13 Nov 2023

With alternative technologies available, we should be seeking antibody alternatives that avoid the …

Genomics summit speaker calls for radical thinking to aid millions of rare disease patients

Added: 16 Oct 2023

Hope is not lost for the thousands of individuals dealing with rare or undiagnosed diseases, urged …

Cancer killing cells

MRC £2 million targets hard to treat cancers

Added: 17 Sep 2023

Cancers with notably poor survival rates are the targets of a £2 million Medical Research Council  …

BDD wins £2 million investment to expand early phase clinical trials

Added: 20 Aug 2023

Clinical trials company BDD has secured a further round of investment for £2 million to aid expansi…

Pharma pillls drugs medicine

Siemens supports Indivior to set new standards with automated plant in Hull

Added: 20 Aug 2023

Siemens is supporting global manufacturer of addiction and mental health treatment medicines Indivi…

Depression now in Top Five most studied diseases in clinical development

Added: 23 Jul 2023

Phesi’s mid-year global analysis of all clinical trials conducted to date in 2023 confirms a shift …

Pines and paper alleviate science's sustainable pain killer headache

Added: 9 Jul 2023

Bath University's Department of Chemistry and Institute for Sustainability has revealed a sustainab…

Wong appointed to Aston’s unique Regius pharmacy professorship

Added: 3 Jul 2023

The pharmacoepidemiologist Professor Ian Wong has been appointed as the new Regius Professor of Pha…

Multimillion brain trauma investment aims to revolutionise diagnosis and treatment

Added: 3 Jul 2023

The Medical Research Council has announced investment of £9.5 million towards a research platform t…

Mass spectrometry offers means to assess protein ‘glues’

Added: 18 Jun 2023

Mass spectrometry can provide medical research with the means to harness protein interactions for r…

Online surveys key to safety data for novel vaccines concludes report

Added: 29 May 2023

Online surveys provide an efficient means to gather drug safety data on novel vaccines rolled out a…

Collaboration on life sciences – do we need the UK?

Added: 17 Apr 2023

Undoubtedly, yes, says Jan Wauters. The benefits to Britain and Europe are too great, he argues, an…