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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…

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…

Cyber warning issued for key healthcare organisations

Added: 6 May 2020

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has issued a cyber security warning to healthcare organis…

Novel potential Covid-19 treatments discovered

Added: 30 Apr 2020

A UK-based biotechnology firm has announced the discovery of two separate novel treatments for Covi…

Open-Source AI-derived drug discovery data to help combat COVID-19

Added: 28 Apr 2020

Recursion, a digital biology company industrialising drug discovery, released its open-source RxRx1…

New collaboration to drive understanding of COVID-19

Added: 27 Apr 2020

A new collaboration between Medicines Discovery Catapult, Retrogenix and Peak Proteins will work to…

CERN takes on Covid-19

Added: 9 Apr 2020

The World’s biggest experiment, CERN, has established a task force to identify and support contribu…

Antibody from SARS epidemic reacts with Coronavirus

Added: 9 Apr 2020

An antibody recovered from a survivor of the SARS epidemic in the early 2000s has revealed a potent…

AMR Centre nominates MBL inhibitor

Added: 11 Nov 2019

The AMR Centre has nominated a preclinical candidate molecule for its programme to overcome resista…

Wellcome Trust on the hunt for best public engagement

Added: 16 Oct 2019

The Wellcome Trust has launched an initiative to find the best examples of public engagement projec…

Procarta awarded £7.4M for microbial treatment

Added: 23 Sep 2019

Biotechnology company Procarta Biosystems will receive up to £7.4 million to develop a new class of…

PM reintroduces graduate visa

Added: 18 Sep 2019

A new work visa introduced by Boris Johnson’s government will allow international science students …

US environmental agency to end animal testing by 2035

Added: 18 Sep 2019

The US Environmental Protection Agency will phase out animal testing of chemical products by 2035, …

Seven virtual data hubs to boost health R&D

Added: 13 Sep 2019

The UK government is funding seven new virtual data-sharing hubs to help develop new treatments for…

Scotland plans lung cancer biomarker rollout

Added: 11 Sep 2019

A NHS-backed trial in Scotland using blood biomarkers to detect early signs of lung cancer four yea…

Rhamnolipids show promise in AMR fight

Added: 11 Sep 2019

Small biosurfactant molecules known as rhamnolipids could be the key to ending antibiotic resistanc…

Intestinal microbiota shows potential as diagnostic tool

Added: 10 Sep 2019

The composition of intestinal microbiology can influence chances of developing bowel cancer, resear…