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Modern drug discovery

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…

Memory deterioration prevented in animal model of Alzheimer’s

Added: 19 Feb 2024

Suppressing neuronal activity in the part of the brain that regulates sleep can prevent memory dete…

Cherwell joins global brand AnalytiChem Group

Added: 14 Jan 2024

Cleanroom microbiology solutions leader Cherwell Laboratories has been acquired by the German globa…

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…

DEFRA data share essential to pandemic preparation urges expert

Added: 27 Nov 2023

Non-healthcare bodies such as DEFRA need to collaborate more fully with healthcare organisations in…

BHF and UK DRI to create vascular dementia research centre

Added: 19 Nov 2023

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) and the UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI) will establish t…

AI ‘nearly twice as accurate’ as biopsies at grading some sarcomas

Added: 6 Nov 2023

Tests comparing artificial intelligence and standard biopsies revealed that AI had an 86% greater s…

Experts reveal five data strategies to improve mental health waiting lists

Added: 6 Nov 2023

Burgeoning mental health treatment lists must be tackled with the adoptions of five key data strate…

First UK total-body PET platform hailed as treatment/research groundbreaker

Added: 23 Oct 2023

Leading medical bodies have pioneered the launch of the UK’s first total body non-invasive PET imag…

Microscope

Turing helps connect swimming sperm with zebra stripes

Added: 16 Oct 2023

What is the connection between swimming sperm and the spots on a leopard or the stripes on a zebra?…

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  …

Joint study says earlier mental health care could save £600 million and improve 7 million lives 

Added: 4 Sep 2023

Shortening treatment and waiting times for mental health conditions from 12 months to three months …

Low birthweight may directly increase later heart risk – study

Added: 28 Aug 2023

Low birthweight should be added to the list of risks for heart disease, urges a research paper pres…

Can science tackle ACL threat to women players’ World Cup success?

Added: 20 Aug 2023

The knee injury England midfielder Keira Walsh narrowly avoided at the World Cup has been identifie…

Universities share UKRI ‘s £13 mill AI for health fund

Added: 13 Aug 2023

Secretary of State for Science and Technology Michelle Donelan announced £13 million-worth of fundi…

Fulbright Award for CMU academic’s ground-breaking organ storage research

Added: 23 Jul 2023

An academic from Cardiff Metropolitan University has received a prestigious Fulbright Award to enab…

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 …

Remote robotic tech ‘could transform medical assessment in high risk situations’

Added: 23 Jul 2023

Research at Sheffield University is claiming a breakthrough in robotics technology enabling remote …

Yellow brick road, smart glasses and virtual assistant join semi-finalist of multimillion Longitude dementia tech competition

Added: 11 Jul 2023

An augmented reality ‘yellow brick road’, smart glasses that recognise faces and a virtual speech a…