Alternative to invasive prostate cancer biopsies on the horizon

Pioneering research conducted by University of Virginia in collaboration with Manchester UK based APIS Assay Technologies Ltd has discovered Hormone-Upregulated lncRNA within the lymphocyte-specific protein tyrosine kinase (HULLK) is detectable in non-invasive prostate cancer patient samples. The breakthrough...

Research ‘must be allowed to thrive’

The Parkinson’s Disease Society has embarked on a new drive to ensure that research into the illness, and other conditions, continues to be supported across Europe. As part of the campaign, which is hosted by...

Rheumatology drugs study

Researchers at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases (RNHRD) in Bath, part of the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust, are celebrating recruiting the first patient globally to an international study that...

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...

Artificial bile ducts could help treat childhood liver disease

Artificial human bile ducts have been grown and transplanted into mice by Medical Research Council-funded scientists, paving the way for the improved treatment of childhood liver diseases. The University of Cambridge researchers took healthy cells...

Legal Cannabis Market in Europe Set to be Worth €3.2 billion by 2025

The European cannabis market is forecast to grow with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 67.4% to reach €3.2 billion by 2025, a new report has found. The European Cannabis Report: 6th Edition, released...

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...

Government announces £300 million for landmark ageing society grand challenge

10 million Brits alive today can expect to reach 100 and funding will ensure the UK leads the world in healthy ageing • The funding will support better diagnosis for UK patients through AI and new...

Wireless system can power devices inside the body

New technology could enable remote control of drug delivery, sensing, and other medical applications. MIT researchers, working with scientists from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, have developed a new way to power and communicate with devices...

Joe Govier of Connect 2 Cleanrooms Ranked Among UK’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business...

Joe Govier, CEO and Founder of Connect 2 Cleanrooms, has been named as one of LDC’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2020. Now in its third year, the programme, which is supported by...

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...

Byondis Initiates Phase I Study of Antibody-Drug Conjugate SYD1875

Next Generation ADC Uses Proprietary Technologies Aimed at Enhancing Cancer Therapy Efficacy and Safety Nijmegen, The Netherlands – 11 August 2020 – Byondis B.V. (formerly Synthon Biopharmaceuticals B.V.) today announced that the first cancer patients...

Goats get the point of human gestures

Goats can interpret human cues, such as the pointing gesture, to gather information about their environment, according to a new study Goats can interpret human cues, such as the pointing gesture, to gather information about...

UCLB spinout Freeline Closes $120 Million Series C Financing Round

Freeline, a biotechnology company focused on developing curative gene therapies for chronic systemic diseases, today announced the closing of a $120 million extended Series C financing. The financing augments Syncona’s previously announced Series C investment in Freeline of $40 million (£30.6 million) with an additional...

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...

Scientists find potential new way to target norovirus family

Researchers have made a significant breakthrough in understanding how a family of viruses, including the norovirus, initiate infections. The new study, published in Nature and led by the University of Glasgow, reveals the inner workings...