New discoveries by Cambridge scientists about a molecular waste-disposal process that ‘eats’ bacteria are influencing the clinical management of cystic fibrosis, and could be the basis of innovative new treatments to fight off bacteria.
Scientists have created cells which make up the walls of blood vessels; research could lead to new treatments and better screening for cardiovascular disease.
Search and rescue: scientists identify a novel therapy with potential for treating Parkinson’s disease22 Dec 2011
A collaboration between virologists and neuroscientists at Cambridge University has demonstrated how viruses that cross the blood/brain barrier could be exploited to slow down, or even halt, the progress of Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.
A University of Cambridge study, which set out to investigate DNA methylation in the human heart and the "missing link" between our lifestyle and our health, has now mapped the link in detail across the entire human genome.
Scientists have identified a diabetes drug which halves the mortality rate of a deadly infectious disease found throughout Southeast Asia and Northern Australia.
Scientists have found what they believe is the missing link between heart failure, our genes and our environment. The study could open up completely new ways of managing and treating heart disease.