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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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Updated risk model helps doctors predict and prevent cardiovascular disease

Research developing the European Society of Cardiology cardiovascular disease risk prediction calculator to aid efforts to reduce the burden of CVD in Europe.Read more

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Cambridge begins world-first COVID-19 vaccine booster study

Researchers in Cambridge have welcomed their first participants in a new UK study to understand the effects of a ‘booster’ dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.Read more

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Cambridge GPs launch ‘pill on a string’ cancer check

A Cambridge device to spot early signs of cancer is being trialled for the first time to GP patients in the UK.Read more

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Cambridge researchers win government funding for their artificial intelligence (AI) technologies

Technologies developed by Cambridge researchers that use artificial intelligence to speed up diagnosis and improve patient care have been successful in the latest round of the £140million Artificial Intelligence in Health and Care Read more

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A single gene could be the reason why some of us carry an extra 30 pounds of fat

New research has found that one in every 340 people might carry a mutation in a single gene that makes them more likely to carry extra weight. Read more

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World-first covid-19 vaccine booster study launches in Eastern region

Volunteers from the East of England will soon be able to receive a third ‘booster’ COVID-19 vaccine through a new Government-funded clinical trial.Read more

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IBD BioResource – Celebrating 5 years of its contribution to Crohn’s and Colitis research

The NIHR IBD BioResource marks their fifth year of helping to transform the research in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Read more

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