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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…

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…

EnsiliTech wins contract to develop ‘freezer-free’ global mRNA vaccine

Added: 28 Jan 2024

EnsiliTech, the University of Bath spin-out pioneering new methods of transporting medicines and fo…

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… Drilling down – or boring?

Added: 30 Oct 2023

If you find a subject dull, time to shoot the messenger, says Matthew Partridge.

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 …

Outsmarting contaminants

Added: 25 Sep 2023

Time-consuming off-site manual testing is being supplanted in many areas by faster and greater capa…

Work begins on Manchester’s £42 million specialist lab at Citylabs cluster

Added: 23 Sep 2023

Construction has commenced on a pioneering £42 million specialist laboratory and office workspace p…

Innovate UK grants £1.6 million to boost oligonucleotide therapeutics manufacture with machine learning

Added: 4 Sep 2023

Cambridge-based software company Intellegens has secured a £1.6 million grant from Innovate UK, par…

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 …

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…

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…

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Northern Ireland deal appears to boost UK’s Horizon Europe hopes

Added: 1 Mar 2023

Prime minister Rishi Sunak’s achievement of an agreed new Northern Ireland protocol with his Europe…

UK biotech investment plunges 60% from previous year's all-time high

Added: 29 Jan 2023

UK biotech investment for 2022 dropped from the previous year’s all-time record, reveals the latest…

Treatments remain effective for Mpox says study  

Added: 15 Jan 2023

Joint research by British and German institutions suggest that current drugs used to combat the glo…