Identification of ‘violent’ processes that cause wheezing could lead to better diagnosis and treatment for lung disease
A team of engineers has identified the ‘violent’ physical processes at work inside the lungs which cause wheezing, a condition that affects up to a quarter of
Feb. 24, 2021 • ~6 min
A computer vision technology developed by University of Cambridge engineers has now been developed into a free mobile phone app for regular monitoring of
Nov. 13, 2020 • ~5 min
A new type of artificial heart valve, made of long-lived polymers, could mean that millions of patients with diseased heart valves will no longer require
June 29, 2020 • ~6 min
Cambridge-led study discovers new genetic causes of rare diseases, potentially leading to improved diagnosis and better patient care.
June 24, 2020 • ~7 min
A new method of analysing cancer patients’ blood for evidence of the disease could be up to ten times more sensitive than previous methods according to new
June 17, 2020 • ~7 min
Scientists have created one of the most detailed maps of breast cancer ever achieved, revealing how genetic changes shape the physical tumour landscape, according to research funded published in Nature Cancer.
Feb. 17, 2020 • ~4 min
Study links the ‘weekend effect’ of increased hospital mortality to junior doctors admitting a lower proportion of healthy patients at the weekend compared to weekdays.
Nov. 6, 2019 • ~6 min
Dr Anna-Maria Pappa is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology and holds the Oppenheimer Research Fellowship and Maudslay-Butler Research Fellowship from Pembroke College. Her research is focused on the global challenge of antimicrobial resistance.
Sept. 5, 2019 • ~6 min
Eight Cambridge researchers are among the latest recipients of European Union awards given to early-career researchers from over 50 countries.
Sept. 3, 2019 • ~3 min
A team of UK scientists have identified the mechanism behind hardening of the arteries, and shown in animal studies that a generic medication normally used to treat acne could be an effective treatment for the condition.
June 11, 2019 • ~6 min