Activity the key to optimising stroke recovery

Emphasising the importance of sustained rehabilitation can help health services cope with rising numbers of people surviving a stroke, a University of Dundee expert has said. Dr Jacqui Morris, Reader in Rehabilitation Research at the...

Metrion Biosciences awarded £637k funding under Innovate UK Biomedical Catalyst Primer Award for ion...

Funding will support project aiming to identify novel oral therapeutics for the auto-immune disease psoriasis Adds to Innovate UK funding awarded in February 2018 for research on potassium channel inhibitors Cambridge, UK: Metrion Biosciences...

Eligible costs for R&D Tax Relief – it’s not just for those people in...

For my fellow professionals who work with businesses to support them with claims for Research and Development Tax Relief, one of our common mantras when explaining to manufacturing businesses, engineering firms and software developers...

Life sciences – what’s the big deal?

People often ask me why life sciences are so important. For me, important things are those which have a clear impact on the future. Things to be addressed now rather than later. Things such as...

Antimicrobial Resistance

New database launches in a bid to develop new drugs in the fight against antimicrobial resistance  A new and first of its kind database has been launched listing compounds that could be used to develop...

Ultra Scale-Down – Is this the answer to accelerated access of new medicines?

Afrin Zohura, USD Bioprocess Research Engineer, University College London (UCL) How to develop new drugs, therapies and technologies in a timely manner is one of the most pressing concerns of our time. Recently, UK Business...

Scientists test new technology for same-day diagnostics

A new lab at St Thomas’ Hospital has opened to test whether new nanopore-based DNA sequencing technology could support same day diagnosis of infections such as sepsis in NHS hospitals. The research at St...

UK Pharmacogenetics and Stratified Medicine Network support for the introduction of personalised medicine into...

The bioscience sector is playing an important role in improving the way patients are prescribed their medication. The development of new sequencing techniques, data analysis software tools, and companion diagnostics for novel drugs by...

How fast is too fast? Population declines of mammals and birds linked to rapid...

New global assessments from ZSL investigates how climate and land-use change impact wildlife populations THE RATE at which our planet is warming has been found to be a critical factor in explaining the decline of...

UK adults differ from NHS England boss on health priorities

A recent poll shows UK adults believe dementia is in the top three health areas the NHS should focus on in the next 10 years. The survey commissioned by Alzheimer’s Research UK shows starkly...

Engineering Immune Cells to Treat Cancers

AMSBIO produce a growing range of experimental cell lines, recombinant proteins and screening services to advance the search for new Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR T) cell therapies to treat cancers. For years, the foundations of...

Rare amur leopard born at Highland Wildlife Park

One of the rarest cats in the world has been born at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s Highland Wildlife Park and could be released into the wild in Russia in the future. It would...

Wellcome launches £250m Leap Fund to place big bets on bold research

Wellcome is to launch a new £250m fund that will place big bets on ambitious research programmes with the potential to fundamentally change science or transform health over a five- to ten-year horizon. The Wellcome...

Ayrshire Life Science Company Launch Advanced Scientific Technology to Support Successful Drug Development

AvantiCell Science is a life science company based in Ayr, with a mission to provide leading-edge ethical tools which offer the prospect of faster, more efficient progress towards better drugs, safer chemotherapy, and improved...

Medicines Discovery Catapult appoints new Chair as it moves into the next phase of...

Medicines Discovery Catapult has appointed Dr Robin Brown as its new Chairman.  The company has established itself rapidly within the UK community and is now engaged in multiple R&D collaborations with UK biotech and...

Owlstone Medical Appoints Five Leading Experts to Scientific Advisory Board

Additions form a key strategic resource to advise on Breath Biopsy platform, product, and study development   Cambridge, UK, July 19 2018: Owlstone Medical (or the “Company”), a diagnostics company developing a breathalyzer for disease, has...