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Study highlights potential for ‘liquid health check’ to predict disease risk

02 December 2019

Proteins in our blood could in future help provide a comprehensive ‘liquid health check’, assessing our health and predicting the likelihood that...

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Strategic partner: AstraZeneca

11 November 2019

Scientists at AstraZeneca, a global biopharmaceutical company, have been working with Cambridge University for more than two decades. What are the...

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Cambridge joins new transatlantic research alliance to detect cancer at its earliest stage

21 October 2019

Cambridge scientists are set to benefit from a major cash injection from Cancer Research UK and partners to develop radical new strategies and...

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Aerial view of Cambridge Biomedical Campus

University Enterprise Zone aims to drive innovation across Cambridge

20 September 2019

Cambridge is to establish a University Enterprise Zone as part of a new government initiative announced today by Universities Minister Chris...

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Artist's impression of the Cambridge Heart and Lung Research Institute

Cambridge Heart and Lung Research Institute receives major funding boost

10 July 2019

Chris Skidmore, Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, announced on 10 July 2019 a £30 million award to the University of...

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Widely-available antibiotics could be used in the treatment of ‘superbug’ MRSA

24 June 2019

Some MRSA infections could be tackled using widely-available antibiotics, suggests new research from an international collaboration led by...

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Virtual reality can spot navigation problems in early Alzheimer’s disease

24 May 2019

Virtual reality (VR) can identify early Alzheimer’s disease more accurately than ‘gold standard’ cognitive tests currently in use, suggests new...

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Interplay between mitochondria and the nucleus may have implications for changing cell’s ‘batteries’

23 May 2019

Mitochondria, the ‘batteries’ that produce our energy, interact with the cell’s nucleus in subtle ways previously unseen in humans, according to...

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New prognostic test could enable personalised treatment of inflammatory bowel disease

03 May 2019

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have developed a new test that can reliably predict the future course of inflammatory bowel disease in...

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