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Cytosponge
Journey of the Cytosponge

How does an idea for a new diagnostic test become a reality? Follow the journey of the cytosponge or ’pill on a string’, a revolutionary new test to detect Barrett’s oesophagus.Read more

World first for AI and machine learning to treat Covid patients worldwide

Researchers across the world have used artificial intelligence to predict Covid patients’ oxygen needs on a global scale.Read more

Cambridge researchers win Croonian Medal and Lecture 2022

Congratulations to our Metabolism, Endocrinology and Bone theme lead, Professor Sir Stephen O’Rahilly and to Sadaf Farooqi, Professor of Metabolism and Medicine, who have been awarded the Croonian Medal and Lecture 2022 from Read more

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Link between amino acid and a range of common diseases could help predict personal risk

Researchers have identified associations between mitochondrial DNA variants and an amino acid, and effects on the risk of developing a range of common, late-onset illnesses.Read more

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Researchers eye up new gene therapy trial that could reverse hereditary blindness

Restoration of sight from a rare genetic mutation may now become a reality thanks to a prestigious award from the NIHR and Moorfields Eye Charity.Read more

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New gene variants identified that cause hypertension in pregnant women

Researchers have found a unique pair of gene variants that cause sudden onset high blood pressure in pregnant women.Read more

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Artificial pancreas trialled for outpatients with type 2 diabetes for first time

An artificial pancreas could soon help people living with type 2 diabetes and who also require kidney dialysis.Read more

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How the public can influence health research – free information session

Patients and the public play a vital role in how research is carried out at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. Their voice can shape new research priorities and improve how we conduct our studies. Read more

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‘Biological fingerprint’ in blood could help identify COVID patients with no symptoms

Cambridge researchers are able to identify people who have had COVID-19 even if they displayed no symptoms. Read more

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Key mutations in Alpha variant enable SARS-CoV-2 to overcome evolutionary weak points

One of the key mutations seen in the ‘Alpha variant’ of SARS-CoV-2 – the deletion of two amino acids, H69/V70 – enables the virus to overcome chinks in its armour as it evolves, Read more

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Upgrading PPE for staff working on COVID-19 wards cut hospital-acquired infections dramatically

When Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge upgraded its face masks for staff working on COVID-19 wards to filtering face piece 3 (FFP3) respirators, it saw a dramatic fall – up to 100% – in Read more

Genomics front and centre in blood matching

The international Blood transfusion Genomics Consortium launches to expand cutting-edge genomics for more accurate blood typing.Read more

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Events Calendar

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