Project to predict cardiovascular events receives Heart Research UK grant

A project at the University of Manchester aiming to develop a new tool for predicting the risk of a cardiovascular event or death in patients who have already suffered a heart attack has received...

Servier launches InnoPreP™, its new preparative chromatography offer

Servier, an independent international pharmaceutical company, has announced the launch of InnoPreP™ – a new preparative chromatography service offered under its contract development and manufacturing business. Servier has employed preparative chromatography for over 30 years...

Earth holds the key to detecting life beyond our solar system

New research in to how Earth’s atmosphere evolved over time could hold the key to detecting life on exoplanets, according to scientists from the University of St Andrews and Cornell University. The new study, published...

Arctoris and Syntekabio Form Research Partnership

Arctoris, the creator of the world’s first fully automated drug discovery platform, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with listed Korean company Syntekabio, Inc. to collaborate on drug discovery efforts. The first project under...

AI approach outperformed human experts in identifying cervical pre-cancer

Algorithm could revolutionize cervical cancer screening, especially in low-resource settings. A research team led by investigators from the National Institutes of Health and Global Good has developed a computer algorithm that can analyze digital images...

Athletes’ poor oral health a concern

It’s one of medicine’s strange anomalies. International athletes may be fitter than most people on the planet but many of them suffer from poor oral health. Now researchers say that the problem, which affects athletes’...

Initiative targets research into type 1 diabetes

Charity JDRF and UK Prime Minister David Cameron are supporting a push for ground-breaking type 1 diabetes stem-cell research partnerships between the UK and Israel. Mr Cameron announced plans for BIRAX (the Britain Israel Research...

Lab of the Future Congress

An international congress bringing together leading pharmaceutical companies, research institutes and service providers to drive collaboration and innovation in the life sciences Open Pharma Research, has announced the launch of an international congress: the Lab...

How can you prevent weak maths skills hindering student performance?

An increasing number of students are struggling to keep up with the maths content in the crucial first months of their degree, despite the measures lecturers are taking to continually adapt their teaching to...

Gene editing research bid overcomes crucial hurdle

The UK is leading the world after the national Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) approved a research application from the Francis Crick Institute to use new gene editing techniques on human embryos. decision after...

Odin Vision receives NIHR funding to accelerate its AI technology for patient benefit

NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) has recognised Odin Vision as one of the companies to benefit from its new funding stream which accelerates the testing of cutting-edge AI technologies in the NHS. The AI...

Research offers hope for MS sufferers

University of Edinburgh scientists are working with biotechnology company Genzyme on drug discovery research that could reduce neuron damage in the brain. The collaboration - supported by Edinburgh BioQuarter’s Business Development team - will seek...

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...

HELP AT HAND FOR ORGANISATIONS SEEKING TO BUILD CLIMATE CHANGE RESILIENCE

An international authority on mitigating the effects of climate change, Climate Sense has joined forces with Learning & Development Associates (L&DA), a leading training provider to the UK water sector, to roll out the...

The time for stents is here

The use of stents to keep neck arteries open is just as effective as invasive neck surgery for long-term prevention of fatal and disabling strokes, according to an  international trial. Now, the team says that...

Nemera to acquire Copernicus to boost parenteral product portfolio and small series capabilities

This acquisition strengthens Nemera’s proprietary product offering and establishes operations footprint in Eastern Europe. Nemera today announced that they have entered into an agreement to acquire Copernicus. Copernicus, based in Szczecin Poland, specializes in the...