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Health - Pharmacology - 11.04.2023
DETERMINE trial recognised at Life Science industry awards

Health - Pharmacology - 04.04.2023
World first trial for patients with progressive MS launches in the UK
World first trial for patients with progressive MS launches in the UK
The first patients have been recruited for a revolutionary trial, led by UCL researchers, that will transform the way that treatments are tested for progressive multiple sclerosis (MS).

Pharmacology - Pedagogy - 03.04.2023
Student drug harm reduction project awarded part of £5m government fund

Health - Pharmacology - 03.04.2023
University of Warwick spin out company to develop world’s only testosterone patch for menopause
A company born out of ground-breaking research at The University of Warwick has raised almost £3 million of to develop a testosterone patch for people suffering from low libido and reduced zest for life due to the menopause.

Health - Pharmacology - 31.03.2023
Game-changing research into new pancreatic cancer treatment underway
Pioneering research into a new game-changing treatment for those affected by pancreatic cancer has begun, giving hope to patients.

Health - Pharmacology - 24.03.2023
Finding new ways to diagnose childhood brain tumours
Finding new ways to diagnose childhood brain tumours
Cambridge researchers are using new techniques to distinguish different types of medulloblastoma, a type of brain tumour in children. With one in four children with this tumour type suffering long-term memory loss and speech issues after surgery, it is important that we work towards improving diagnostic methods which avoid surgery Jessica Taylor Funded by The Brain Tumour Charity, this research aims to develop new ways to diagnose medulloblastoma using minimally invasive methods, protecting the quality of life of children with this diagnosis.

Health - Pharmacology - 23.03.2023
£16million gift to support Europe's largest heart and lung research centre
£16million gift to support Europe’s largest heart and lung research centre

Health - Pharmacology - 23.03.2023
Opinion: TB in children isn't being controlled - it's key to fighting the disease for everyone else
Opinion: TB in children isn’t being controlled - it’s key to fighting the disease for everyone else

Health - Pharmacology - 20.03.2023
Greater Manchester secures multi-million investment to improve the diagnosis and treatment of disease to save more lives

Pharmacology - Psychology - 15.03.2023
Opinion: Antidepressant withdrawal should be taken seriously - we're investigating ways to help
Opinion: Antidepressant withdrawal should be taken seriously - we’re investigating ways to help
Dr Mark Horowitz and Professor Joanna Moncrieff (both UCL Psychiatry) and Katharine Wallis from Queensland University examine in the Conversation the withdrawal symptoms of antidepressants and assess the advice supported by NHS England to safely stop taking them.

Health - Pharmacology - 14.03.2023
Social Care Minister visits Imperial for launch of cancer breath test study
Social Care Minister visits Imperial for launch of cancer breath test study
Minister for Social Care Helen Whately MP visited the Hammersmith Campus last week to discuss Imperial's research on diagnosing cancer.

Pharmacology - Innovation - 09.03.2023
Innovate UK rates University of Bath partnership with pharma supplier BathASU as outstanding
Innovate UK rates University of Bath partnership with pharma supplier BathASU as outstanding

Health - Pharmacology - 08.03.2023
New children’s health research partnership launched in Leeds

Pharmacology - Psychology - 03.03.2023
Antipsychotics are increasingly being prescribed to children - here’s why we should be concerned
Matthias Pierce , University of Manchester Kathryn Abel , University of Manchester An increasing number of young people in the UK are being referred to child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS). Alongside this is the rising number of children prescribed medicines that treat mental illness. The evidence for the effectiveness and safety of these drugs comes almost entirely from studies in adults.

Health - Pharmacology - 27.02.2023
Causeway Therapeutics Secures £8.75M for Phase 2 Trial of Tendinopathy Therapy
Causeway Therapeutics, a University of Glasgow spin-out specializing in tendon disease has raised £8.75M from investors to to advance development of microRNA therapeutics.

Pharmacology - Health - 27.02.2023
Clinical trial launches for new schizophrenia drug
A potential new treatment for schizophrenia developed by Cardiff University's Medicines Discovery Institute has successfully completed the first phase (single ascending dose) of a Phase 1 clinical trial.

Health - Pharmacology - 24.02.2023
India hospital network launched to initiate life-saving colon cancer trial
India hospital network launched to initiate life-saving colon cancer trial
Twelve hospitals across country will be part of the network which will support the trial in India Cancer surgery experts today launched a network of hospitals across India to support a country-wide clinical trial exploring how giving colon cancer patients chemotherapy before surgery cuts their risk of the disease coming back.

Health - Pharmacology - 21.02.2023
Roadmap sets out new global strategy for development of more effective coronavirus vaccines
Plan will accelerate a new approach to coronavirus vaccines research and development, to protect against COVID-19 variants and future pandemic threats from new coronaviruses It's vital that we continu

Health - Pharmacology - 16.02.2023
MSD partners with Imperial to access insights for better health

Pharmacology - Health - 13.02.2023
Astex and Cardiff University announce drug discovery collaboration
The Medicines Discovery Institute at Cardiff University ("MDI") has announced a collaboration with Astex Pharmaceuticals (UK) ("Astex"), a pharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery and development of novel small molecule therapeutics for oncology and diseases of the central nervous system. The multi-year, multimillion pound drug discovery research collaboration brings together the world-leading research expertise of Dr Emyr Lloyd-Evans & Dr Helen Waller-Evans in lysosomal biology, the drug discovery capabilities of the MDI and the structure-based drug discovery platform at Astex.

Health - Pharmacology - 04.02.2023
Life changing research celebrated on World Cancer Day 
The life-changing impact of cancer research done at the University is being celebrated on the first anniversary of the Leeds Cancer Research Centre.

Health - Pharmacology - 31.01.2023
University of Glasgow to lead international effort to advance cancer care and research
A team of experts from the University of Glasgow will lead a new international effort to improve cancer control and reduce global health inequalities.

Innovation - Pharmacology - 30.01.2023
Antiverse joins Cardiff Innovations
The biotech start-up Antiverse has joined Cardiff Innovations. Antiverse is striving to engineer the future of drug discovery, with an overarching goal to generate novel therapeutics that can change the course of people's lives.

Health - Pharmacology - 30.01.2023
Three quarters of UK parents support routine chickenpox vaccine for children
Three quarters of UK parents support routine chickenpox vaccine for children
Almost three quarters of UK parents would support a chickenpox vaccine being added to the childhood vaccination schedule, finds new research led by UCL and Keele University. The research team, led by Professor Helen Bedford (UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health) and Dr Sue Sherman (Keele University), surveyed nearly 600 parents on their attitudes towards a varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, including whether it should be routinely offered to all children, and whether they would be likely to accept it for their child.

Health - Pharmacology - 26.01.2023
£2.2m for Glasgow Cancer Centre to help find new treatments
The development of new cancer treatments in Scotland is to receive major funding, providing future hope for people diagnosed with the disease.

Health - Pharmacology - 23.01.2023
Major funding for Manchester will help find new cancer treatments
The search for new cancer treatments in Manchester is to receive a major funding investment of up to £3m, providing future hope for people diagnosed with the disease.

Pharmacology - Health - 19.01.2023
New precision therapy for bile duct cancer extends patients' lives
New precision therapy for bile duct cancer extends patients’ lives
A new personalised cancer treatment can radically improve the outlook for some patients with bile duct cancer, finds an international multicentre trial involving researchers at UCL and University College London Hospitals NHS Trust (UCLH).

Health - Pharmacology - 18.01.2023
Imperial-CNRS-Lille project to ’fast-track’ treatments for metabolic diseases
Imperial, France's National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the University of Lille are setting up a major project into metabolic diseases. Diseases linked with metabolism, such as diabetes, high blood pressure (hypertension) and obesity affect millions of people around the world. This new collaboration will aim to 'fast-track' treatments for these conditions.

Health - Pharmacology - 17.01.2023
Oxford to lead international consortium to unlock potential of programmable nucleic acid drugs
Oxford to lead international consortium to unlock potential of programmable nucleic acid drugs

Health - Pharmacology - 16.01.2023
Testing wastewater for Covid-19 and communicable diseases
Testing wastewater for Covid-19 and communicable diseases
Wastewater monitoring for levels of Covid-19 in Wales have been expanded to include observation of the levels of communicable diseases and antimicrobial resistance in hospital wastewater.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.01.2023
Experimental cancer therapy research continues at Birmingham
Experimental cancer therapy research continues at Birmingham
New and innovative ways to detect and treat cancer being trialled at Birmingham are to receive renewed funding from Cancer Research UK and the NIHR.

Health - Pharmacology - 06.01.2023
New simple method to diagnose adrenal insufficiency shaping way for improving the health of those affected   
A new study led by the University of Sheffield in partnership with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust using saliva rather than blood to test for adrenal insufficiency offers significant improvements for screening patients The research shows how the new testing methods can make diagnosis more efficient at reduced cost The tests are being implemented in clinical practices in Sheffield and will be rolled out across the NHS A study in

Health - Pharmacology - 04.01.2023
First UK proton beam therapy trial for breast cancer launches
Cambridge researchers are jointly leading the first UK trial to test the benefits of proton beam therapy for certain patients with breast cancer.

Computer Science - Pharmacology - 03.01.2023
Led team wins time on world's most powerful computer
Led team wins time on world’s most powerful computer
A UCL-led team of researchers is using the world's first exascale computer to identify a shortlist of potential new drugs for diseases and to better understand how stroke affects the brain. The supercomputer, Frontier, at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility in Tennessee, US, is the first in the world capable of an exaflop - a billion billion operations a second.

Health - Pharmacology - 03.01.2023
Trial of innovative CAR-T blood cancer treatment expanded
A clinical trial of a personalised therapy for blood cancer, led by researchers at UCL and University College London Hospitals, has been expanded enabling new groups of patients with a wider range of blood cancers to now receive the treatment. The new type of CAR T-cell therapy - where a patient's own immune system is 'reprogrammed' in order to fight their cancer - has already been  shown to have promise  for adult patients with a type of blood cancer called relapsed B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (B-ALL).

Health - Pharmacology - 31.12.2022
Imperial experts recognised in New Year's Honours
Imperial experts recognised in New Year’s Honours

Health - Pharmacology - 29.12.2022
6 amazing scientific achievements at Imperial in 2022
From exploring magic mushrooms to answering COVID-19 questions, here are some of Imperial's biggest findings this year: Psilocybin "opens up" the brains of people with depression Psilocybin, the psychedelic component of magic mushrooms, was shown in April to increase brain connectivity in people with depression.

Health - Pharmacology - 26.12.2022
What Imperial research taught us about COVID-19 in 2022
From increased understanding of immunity to analysing the success of vaccines, we look back at what Imperial taught us about COVID-19 in 2022. Omicron infection doesn't boost immunity much A study published in March in the journal Science found that in triple-vaccinated people infected for the first time, Omicron infection boosted immunity against previous variants (such as alpha, delta, and the original strain) but less so against Omicron.

Health - Pharmacology - 21.12.2022
University of Glasgow cancer experts to receive £1.7m from Cancer Research UK
University of Glasgow scientists are to receive £1.7m from Cancer Research UK to investigate both the root causes of cancer and how treatments can be improved. Professor Stephen Tait, of the Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute and the Glasgow University School of Cancer Sciences, will receive £1,646,832 to investigate what causes cancer cells to grow out of control and form tumours.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.12.2022
Oxford Ebola vaccine manufactured and shipped in record time by SII

Health - Pharmacology - 15.12.2022
Racism is ’fundamental cause’ of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among ethnic minorities
Racism is the 'fundamental cause' of COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy among ethnic minority groups, according to a newly published briefing from the Runnymede Trust and The University of Manchester's Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity. During the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination programme in the UK, explanations for the lower vaccination rates in people from ethnic minority groups focused on differences in the level of concern about side effects and in a lack of trust in the development and efficacy of the vaccine.

Pharmacology - Health - 15.12.2022
One in five GPs unwilling to prescribe aspirin to people at risk of bowel cancer
One in five GPs could be unwilling to prescribe aspirin to patients with a cancer-causing syndrome, despite national guidelines advising it, new research has found.

Health - Pharmacology - 14.12.2022
World-first genetic test for babies’ hearing wins major award
A team who led the research for a world-first genetic test that could save the hearing of hundreds of babies each year, has won the New Statesman Positive Impact in Healthcare Award 2022.

Health - Pharmacology - 12.12.2022
World-first use of base-edited CAR T-cells to treat resistant leukaemia
World-first use of base-edited CAR T-cells to treat resistant leukaemia
A patient with relapsed T-cell leukaemia has been given base-edited T-cells in a world-first use of a base-edited cell therapy, in a 'bench-to-bedside' collaboration between UCL and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH).

Health - Pharmacology - 08.12.2022
Opinion: China could face a catastrophic COVID surge as it lifts restrictions
Opinion: China could face a catastrophic COVID surge as it lifts restrictions
Following China's strict zero-COVID strategy, Professor Francois Balloux (UCL Biosciences) warns in The Conversation about the risk of a likely surge in infections as restrictions ease.

Health - Pharmacology - 07.12.2022
Key to supercharging immunotherapy’s ability to stop breast cancer spreading to the lung
Glasgow scientists discover key to supercharging immunotherapy's ability to stop breast cancer spreading to the lung Breast cancer immunotherapy could be more effective if an immune cell that prevents it from working is targeted at the same time, according to new Breast Cancer Now and Secondary1st funded research from the University of Glasgow.

Health - Pharmacology - 29.11.2022
Multi-million-pound trial will help rapidly find flu treatments this winter
A new national trial, launched today, aims to use pandemic lessons to help quickly find effective treatments for people hospitalised with severe flu.

Health - Pharmacology - 28.11.2022
Blood thinning drug to treat recovery from severe COVID-19 is not effective
A drug used to reduce the risk of blood clots does not help patients recovering from moderate and severe COVID-19, despite this approach being offered to patients, a UK-wide trial, led by Addenbrooke's Hospital and the University of Cambridge has found.

Health - Pharmacology - 23.11.2022
Precision medicine trial opens for rare adult and paedatric cancers
Cancer Research UK, The University of Manchester and Roche Products Ltd ('Roche'), today (Wednesday 23rd), announce that they have opened a multi-drug, precision medicine trial for people with rare cancers who need more treatment options.

Life Sciences - Pharmacology - 22.11.2022
Sequencing project to unleash the biotechnology potential of single-celled algae
Sequencing project to unleash the biotechnology potential of single-celled algae
An ambitious plan to sequence the genomes of all known species of euglenoids over the next decade has been launched today.