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

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

Cambridge University News • cambridge
June 11, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: spotlight-on-future-therapeutics future-therapeutics infectious-diseases covid-19 coronavirus

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

Repurposing existing medicines focused on known drug targets is likely to offer a more rapid hope of tackling COVID-19 than developing and manufacturing a vaccine, argue an international team of scientists in the British Journal of Pharmacology.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
May 7, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: spotlight-on-future-therapeutics medicine future-therapeutics covid-19 coronavirus

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

The world’s first licensed, downloadable artificial pancreas app for people with type 1 diabetes launches today, based on over a decade of research by Professor Roman Hovorka at the University of Cambridge and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
March 16, 2020 ~5 min

Tags:  spotlight-on-future-therapeutics  future-therapeutics  type-1-diabetes  diabetes  app

Cambridge research team working towards vaccine against COVID-19

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 his team is using new technology developed for influenza and Ebola viruses to target the new infection.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
March 13, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: spotlight-on-future-therapeutics future-therapeutics infectious-diseases

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

Proteins in our blood could in future help provide a comprehensive ‘liquid health check’, assessing our health and predicting the likelihood that we will we will develop a range of diseases, according to research published today in Nature Medicine.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Dec. 2, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: spotlight-on-future-therapeutics future-therapeutics diagnostic protein proteomics

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

Cambridge scientists are set to benefit from a major cash injection from Cancer Research UK and partners to develop radical new strategies and technologies to detect cancer at its earliest stage.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Oct. 21, 2019 ~8 min

Tags: physics future-therapeutics cancer

University Enterprise Zone aims to drive innovation across Cambridge

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

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Sept. 20, 2019 ~3 min

Tags:  innovation  future-therapeutics

Cambridge Heart and Lung Research Institute receives major funding boost

Chris Skidmore, Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, today announced a £30 million award to the University of Cambridge to support the new Cambridge Heart and Lung Research Institute (HLRI).

Cambridge University News • cambridge
July 10, 2019 ~5 min

Tags:  heart-disease  spotlight-on-public-health  future-therapeutics  cardiovascular-disease-cvd  cardiorespiratory  cystic-fibrosis

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