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Health - Pharmacology - 22.11.2023
UK Government backs Fleming Centre to fight threat of drug resistant infections

Health - Pharmacology - 22.11.2023
University of Glasgow joins beLAB1407 bridge partnership

Health - Pharmacology - 21.11.2023
Iron infusion before bowel surgery reduces need for blood transfusion
Change in clinical practice would have clear benefits for patients undergoing major bowel surgery, according to analysis conducted by researchers from UCL and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital. The study, published in The British Journal of Surgery , provides evidence that giving iron intravenously before colorectal surgery improves outcomes for patients, reducing the need for blood transfusion by 33%.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.11.2023
UK approves world-first gene-editing treatment for blood disorders
UK becomes the first country to approve CRISPR gene therapy treatment for two inherited blood disorders.

Health - Pharmacology - 14.11.2023
University of Glasgow spin-out Glox Therapeutics Secures £4.3M Seed Funding to Develop Precision Antimicrobials Targeting Drug-resistant Bacteria

Health - Pharmacology - 13.11.2023
£4.3m boost for Oxford-Glasgow spinout tackling antimicrobial resistance

Health - Pharmacology - 13.11.2023
AI tool could help thousands avoid fatal heart attacks
An AI tool that can predict 10-year risk of deadly heart attacks, could transform treatment for patients who undergo CT scans to investigate chest pain, according to British Heart Foundation-funded research presented today at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia.

Pharmacology - 10.11.2023
Global Drug Policy Reformer Ruth Dreifuss to Speak at Inaugural Criminology Lecture

Health - Pharmacology - 08.11.2023
First-of-its-kind trial hopes to improve survival rates for bladder cancer
First-of-its-kind trial hopes to improve survival rates for bladder cancer
A major new trial has been launched which could transform outcomes for patients with bladder cancer by matching treatments to genetic Current standard treatments for patients with cancer of the bladder wall involve chemotherapy, before either surgery to remove the bladder or radiotherapy. Until now, it has not been possible to say how individuals will respond to this treatment.

Health - Pharmacology - 07.11.2023
Naveed Sattar appointed UK Government Obesity Mission Chair

Health - Pharmacology - 06.11.2023
AI stethoscope rolled out to 100 GP clinics to help diagnose heart failure
GP clinics in London and Wales will receive an AI-powered tool as part of a trial to help improve the diagnosis of a deadly heart condition.

Health - Pharmacology - 31.10.2023
RECOVERY trial expands to investigate treatments for influenza
The RECOVERY trial , which discovered four effective treatments for COVID-19, has expanded to investigate treatments for influenza (flu). Globally, seasonal flu epidemics are estimated to kill between 290,000 and 650,000 people every year. Despite having known about influenza for almost a century and knowing that pandemic influenza remains one of the greatest threats to human health, we still do not have effective drugs for treating people with severe influenza.

Health - Pharmacology - 27.10.2023
Effective treatment for rare sight-threatening infection
Effective treatment for rare sight-threatening infection
A drug candidate, based on pioneering UCL and Moorfields Eye Hospital research and currently under development by SIFI S.p.A., has been found to be highly effective in treating a rare sight-threatening eye infection in a new international clinical trial. The findings, published in  Ophthalmology , describe the efficacy and safety of the first drug candidate for the treatment of Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK), applying a novel and evidence-based treatment protocol.

Health - Pharmacology - 23.10.2023
Better use of existing drugs increases cervical cancer survival and reduces recurrence
Better use of existing drugs increases cervical cancer survival and reduces recurrence
A course of treatment with existing drugs prior to chemoradiation led to a 35% reduction in the risk of death or return of cancer, in trial results presented by researchers from UCL and UCLH.

Health - Pharmacology - 18.10.2023
Major bronchiolitis trial launches to find the best breathing support for babies
A new national trial will aim to determine the most effective breathing support for babies hospitalised with bronchiolitis.

Pharmacology - Health - 18.10.2023
Podcast: NASA science alum, vaccines for TB, and the generational wealth gap

Pharmacology - Health - 18.10.2023
Skin patch that painlessly delivers drugs into the body
Skin patch that painlessly delivers drugs into the body
An affordable microneedle skin patch that delivers a controlled dose of medicine directly into the body has been developed by a team led by scientists at Bath.

Health - Pharmacology - 12.10.2023
PANCAIM project to use novel AI algorithm for earlier detection of pancreatic cancer
Published: 12 October 2023 The PancAim project, which aims to use artificial intelligence (AI) to improve Pancreatic Cancer treatment, will soon realise the broad implementation of a novel AI algorithm for earlier detection of the disease on CT.

Health - Pharmacology - 11.10.2023
Scientists investigate how to stop a more aggressive form of breast cancer spreading
The charity has awarded £249,992 to Dr Sankari Nagarajan and her team at the University of Manchester to help discover why some triple negative breast cancers spread to other parts of the body and whether existing drugs can be repurposed to stop this from happening. Around 15%* of breast cancers are classed as triple negative and if this form of the disease becomes resistant to chemotherapy, there are few other treatments available.

Health - Pharmacology - 10.10.2023
UCL spinout AstronauTx raises £48m funding to create new Alzheimer's treatments
UCL spinout AstronauTx raises £48m funding to create new Alzheimer’s treatments

Health - Pharmacology - 05.10.2023
Imperial partners in UK's first total-body PET platform for drug discovery
Imperial partners in UK’s first total-body PET platform for drug discovery
Researchers are partners in a UK initiative to improve clinical imaging for research and the development of new treatments.

Health - Pharmacology - 05.10.2023
Total-body scanner set to unlock disease insights
Scotland is set to receive its first total-body scanner in a boost to clinical research that aims to improve the detection, diagnosis and treatment of complex, multi-organ diseases Scotland is set to receive its first total-body scanner in a boost to clinical research that aims to improve the detection, diagnosis and treatment of complex, multi-organ diseases.

Health - Pharmacology - 04.10.2023
People shielding during Covid treated as ’second class citizens’, according to new study
1920_stock-photo-grocery-shopping-as-a-delivery-service-for-quarantined-seniors-at-the-covid-coronavirus-epidemic-1692080692 People who shielded during the Covid pandemic say they have been treated like "second class citizens" whose needs have been ignored.

Health - Pharmacology - 03.10.2023
University of Oxford named Focused Ultrasound Centre of Excellence
University of Oxford named Focused Ultrasound Centre of Excellence

Health - Pharmacology - 03.10.2023
Oxford-Harrington Rare Disease Centre Launches Pioneering Therapeutics Accelerator to Advance Innovative Treatments for Rare Diseases
Oxford-Harrington Rare Disease Centre Launches Pioneering Therapeutics Accelerator to Advance Innovative Treatments for Rare Diseases

Pharmacology - Health - 02.10.2023
Oxford R21/Matrix-M(TM) malaria vaccine receives WHO recommendation for use paving the way for global roll-out
The highly effective vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and the Serum Institute of India, leveraging Novavax's adjuvant is critical to reducing over half a million malaria-related deaths annually.

Health - Pharmacology - 02.10.2023
£2.2m funding to find non-addictive painkiller

Health - Pharmacology - 28.09.2023
Targeting BCL3 to treat prostate cancer
New funding will help Cardiff researchers further potential treatments for prostate cancer, through the first drug to target the BLC3 cell signalling pathway.

Health - Pharmacology - 27.09.2023
Research underway to help guide treatment of rare developmental disease
The University of Glasgow and Keele University have received a prestigious million-pound grant from the Medical Research Council to improve our understanding of a rare developmental disorder.

Health - Pharmacology - 21.09.2023
How new model boosts supply and lowers prices for generic drugs
First empirical evidence for Civica Rx, a health care utility, finds increased supply security and reduced costs for health systems, says study in NEJM Catalyst authored by two Cambridge Judge Business School academics.

Health - Pharmacology - 21.09.2023
David Cameron visits new centre of excellence for UCL Neuroscience to mark World Alzheimer's Day
David Cameron visits new centre of excellence for UCL Neuroscience to mark World Alzheimer’s Day

Health - Pharmacology - 19.09.2023
Relaxation and good sleep key to managing high blood pressure
Relaxation and good sleep key to managing high blood pressure
Mindfulness practices such as meditation and yoga should be recommended to people with high blood pressure, according to a comprehensive review of lifestyle changes that can help prevent and manage the condition, co-authored by UCL's Professor Bryan Williams.

Health - Pharmacology - 19.09.2023
Self-regulation of pharma industry marketing is unsustainable and failing patients - new analysis
Research from academics at Bath and Lund, Sweden, urges healthcare professionals to tackle unethical marketing and support stronger regulation.

Health - Pharmacology - 18.09.2023
Oxford and Liverpool scientists launch new vaccine trial for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)
A new clinical trial to find a vaccine to protect people against Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) launched last week (Friday 15 September 2023).  This is the third Phase I clinical trial of th

Life Sciences - Pharmacology - 18.09.2023
Broken String Biosciences closes $15m funding round

Health - Pharmacology - 18.09.2023
£ 1/2 million funding announced to find new treatment for oesophageal cancer
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust and The University of Manchester have been awarded half a million pounds of funding from the Medical Research Council to produce a new immunotherapy for oesophageal cancer patients.

Health - Pharmacology - 14.09.2023
New spinout to develop gene therapies targeting rare lung diseases
New spinout to develop gene therapies targeting rare lung diseases
AlveoGene will work on gene therapies for several rare lung conditions, beginning with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency.

Health - Pharmacology - 12.09.2023
Pioneering African diagnostic programme to be showcased at international event
A pioneering programme which is bringing affordable, reliable and portable diagnostics for multiple diseases to sub-Saharan Africa is set to be presented at an event linked to the United Nations General Assembly this week.

Health - Pharmacology - 11.09.2023
Imperial expert’s book explains why our gut microbiome matters
An Imperial surgeon specialising in the gut microbiome has published a new book to explain why it is important for our health. Consultant surgeon, Dr James Kinross , is Senior Lecturer in Colorectal Surgery in the Department of Surgery & Cancer at Imperial College London. He is also a consultant surgeon at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

Health - Pharmacology - 07.09.2023
Lifesaving bedside stroke test receives UK product safety mark
A revolutionary ward-based genetic test which can prevent stroke related death has received a UKCA product mark, paving the way for its introduction to the NHS.

Health - Pharmacology - 06.09.2023
Apollo Therapeutics raises $226.5m to develop medicines based on uni research

Health - Pharmacology - 05.09.2023
Research team secures £2.25 million to help improve immunotherapy treatments for cancer
Research team secures £2.25 million to help improve immunotherapy treatments for cancer

Health - Pharmacology - 30.08.2023
Earlier cleft palate surgery linked with better outcomes in children
Early surgery for isolated cleft palate repair is more likely to achieve a successful outcome, according to an international study of newborn babies from across Europe and South America. The study was led by Professor William Shaw on behalf of the University of Manchester and Professor Carrol Gamble on behalf of the University of Liverpool, along with senior co-investigators from the Universities Gothenburg, Copenhagen, São Paulo, and Edinburgh.

Health - Pharmacology - 30.08.2023
Q&A: How can medical science better serve women?
Underfunding in reproductive health research, exclusion from clinical trials and misinformation mean women are being underserved by medical science.

Health - Pharmacology - 29.08.2023
Brave Claudia inspires midwifery fundraiser

Pharmacology - Health - 28.08.2023
New trial offers hope for Scots with rare cancers
A major Cancer Research UK clinical trial aiming to find effective new treatments for patients with rare forms of the disease has launched in Scotland.

Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 24.08.2023
Alumnus gifts £2M for life sciences chair at the University of Bath

Health - Pharmacology - 21.08.2023
UCL academic named British Heart Foundation's Chief Scientific and Medical Officer
UCL academic named British Heart Foundation’s Chief Scientific and Medical Officer

Health - Pharmacology - 10.08.2023
Improving access to prehabilitation for cancer patients
£1.5 million has been awarded to the Cardiff University's School of Healthcare Sciences to develop inclusive prehabilitation for cancer patients - helping patients to prepare for their treatment.

Health - Pharmacology - 09.08.2023
UCL backed pancreatic cancer therapy cleared for clinical trials
UCL backed pancreatic cancer therapy cleared for clinical trials
A 'tumour-busting' drug developed at UCL, which scientists say could improve the outlook for people with pancreatic cancer, is set to be trialled in patients following U.S regulatory approval.