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Ensuring 'fair and equitable' distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

Added: 4 Sep 2020

When effective COVID-19 vaccines are developed, their supply will inevitably be scarce. The World H…

Submit your COVID-19 data to the global vaccine effort

Added: 4 Sep 2020

More than 73,000 users collaborate on a new online platform set up by the European Open Science Clo…

New Leicestershire-based COVID-19 testing ‘Lighthouse Lab’

Added: 4 Sep 2020

A new ‘Lighthouse Lab’ facility will be established in Leicestershire to increase the UK’s COVID-19…

Medicines Discovery Catapult creates a worldwide virtual biobank

Added: 18 Aug 2020

Today, Medicines Discovery Catapult (MDC) announce the rapid expansion of its Biosamples supply net…

Computational model could help translate drugs from animal studies to human

Added: 5 Aug 2020

About 50% of people who take the drug infliximab for inflammatory bowel diseases, such as Crohn's d…

First UK COVID-19 vaccine to be manufactured in Wales

Added: 3 Aug 2020

Wockhardt, the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology major today announced that it has entered in…

Advanced Engineering and Lab Innovations: visitors are in safe hands

Added: 31 Jul 2020

The UK Government has recently endorsed the reopening of conferences and exhibitions, releasing a s…

UK vaccine capability enjoys a >£100M cash boost

Added: 24 Jul 2020

The UK is at the forefront of international efforts to research and develop a COVID-19 vaccine and …

Study delivers animal replacement method for vaccine testing

Added: 23 Jul 2020

Dutch, Bilthoven based, Intravacc, a global leader intranslational research and development of vira…

Fighting E. coli with E. coli

Added: 7 Jul 2020

According to findings from a new gut-in-a-dish study published in mBio, Nissle, a strain of Escheri…

First volunteer receives new Imperial COVID-19 vaccine

Added: 26 Jun 2020

The first healthy volunteer has received a new coronavirus vaccine developed by researchers led by …

Human rights in biomedicine: action plan 2020-2025

Added: 25 Jun 2020

On 24 June 2020, in Strasbourg, the Bioethics Committee launched its new action plan on human right…

Honey, I shrunk the cell culture

Added: 24 Jun 2020

From ‘Fantastic Voyage’ to ‘Despicable Me’, shrink rays have been a science-fiction staple on scree…

First adjuvanted quadrivalent influenza vaccine receives EU approval

Added: 15 Jun 2020

The European Commission has now given regulatory approval for the first adjuvanted quadrivalent inf…

Webinar: Accepting animal-free bacterial endotoxin testing

Added: 15 Jun 2020

European, US, Japanese and Chinese pharmacopeia will include a synthetic substitute for horseshoe c…

Global alliance for collaborative digital health

Added: 10 Jun 2020

The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not-for-profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation …

Dose controlled drug delivery via 3D printed electromagnetic capsule

Added: 10 Jun 2020

Doctors could soon be administering an entire course of treatment for life-threatening conditions w…

New MIT protein production protocol will speed up drug delivery

Added: 1 Jun 2020

MIT chemists have developed a protocol to rapidly produce protein chains up to 164 amino acids long…

Photoactivated enzymatic oxygen transfer

Added: 28 May 2020

Researchers at the Universities of Münster (Germany) and Pavia (Italy) have now identified an enzym…

DIY reagents for COVID-19 testing

Added: 20 May 2020

Researchers in Warwick Medical School at the University of Warwick have developed a way to create s…