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Recruitment underway as Cambridgeshire NHS trusts join COVID-19 vaccine trial

11 Jun 2020

Recruitment has begun at three leading Cambridgeshire NHS Trusts for volunteers to take part in the nationwide COVID-19 vaccine trial.

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Repurposing existing drugs for COVID-19 a more rapid alternative to a vaccine, say researchers

07 May 2020

Repurposing existing medicines focused on known drug targets is likely to offer a more rapid hope of tackling COVID-19 than developing and...

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Coronavirus

Cambridge research team working towards vaccine against COVID-19

17 Mar 2020

The race is on to find a vaccine against the new COVID-19 coronavirus. Professor Jonathan Heeney explains why a cautious approach is needed and how...

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World’s first artificial pancreas app licensed for people with type 1 diabetes in UK

16 Mar 2020

The world’s first licensed, downloadable artificial pancreas app for people with type 1 diabetes launches today, based on over a decade of research...

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

02 Dec 2019

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

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Strategic partner: AstraZeneca

11 Nov 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 Oct 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 Sep 2019

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

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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 Jul 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 Jun 2019

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

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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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