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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…

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…

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…

Why all newborns should receive BCG vaccine

Added: 7 May 2020

An international research team has identified the mechanism behind one of science's most enduring m…

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…

Controlled spherical crystallography for targeted drug delivery

Added: 4 May 2020

Results from a research collaboration between researchers at Drexel’s College of Engineering and th…

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…

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…