Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series – Prof. Alasdair MacLullich

“Delirium: meeting the challenge of the most common acute brain disorder in hospital patients”
Professor of Geriatric Medicine, University of Edinburgh Honorary Consultant in General and Geriatric Medicine,  Alasdair MacLullich (top right), Read more

Analysis looks at long-term risks of living kidney donation

Living kidney donors are not at increased risk for some health outcomes previously of concern, but do seem at risk for worse blood pressure and kidney function than nondonors. In addition, female donors Read more

CUH researchers, have you had your End User Training?

Training for researchers at Cambridge University Hospitals 
EDGE is the Trust’s local portfolio management system which research teams should use to capture clinical trials data. End User Training will show staff how to Read more

NIHR Rare Disease Day Cambridge Evening Lecture

Weds 28 February 2018 at The Clinical School, Cambridge

Doors open at 5.30pm, the lecture from 6pm to 8pm
Jointly hosted by:
NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre
Cambridge Rare Disease Network
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How incurable mitochondrial diseases strike previously unaffected families

Researchers have shown for the first time how children can inherit a severe – potentially fatal – mitochondrial disease from a healthy mother. The study, led by researchers from the MRC Mitochondrial Biology Read more

EDGE training for Cambridge research staff

In March 2017, an announcement was made by the NIHR that instructed each Clinical Research Network (CRN) to obtain a Local Portfolio Management System on behalf of their partner organisations. The system chosen for Read more

The Air We Breathe 

Rajiv Chowdhury, University Lecturer in Global Health gave was interviewed on Cambridge TV to discuss the impact of air pollution. The interview was part of a programme to investigate the causes, affects and solutions of Read more

Advances in brain imaging settle debate over spread of key protein in Alzheimer’s

Recent advances in brain imaging have enabled scientists to show for the first time that a key protein which causes nerve cell death spreads throughout the brain in Alzheimer’s disease – and hence Read more

NIHR ‘Think Research’ Rare Diseases Patient Day

by INVITATION ONLY (Free event)
Date: Wednesday 21 March, 2018
Venue: The Light, Friends House, 173-177 Euston Rd, Kings Cross, London NW1 2BJ
Time: 10am to 4.00pm
Help make our Rare Read more

Young people in research programme launches

In collaboration with the NIHR/Wellcome Trust Cambridge CRF and Trust’s Work Experience team, the NIHR Cambridge BRC Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) team have launched a Young People in Research Programme.
Twenty sixth-formers Read more

Research nurses present award winning work at international conference

The NIHR BioResource presented their award winning ‘Volunteer-Centric Model of Research Nursing’ at the International Association of Clinical Research Nurses.
The award-winning ‘Volunteer-Centric Model of Research Nursing’ published by the NIHR BioResource nursing team Read more

Cambridge expert jointly leads international push to reduce global burden of traumatic brain injury

Substantial reductions in the global burden of traumatic brain injury (TBI) could be achieved with improved policies for prevention, new directions for clinical care, and novel approaches to research, according to The Lancet Read more

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