Scientists say they have identified genes that cause a deadly heart condition – pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) – that can only be cured by transplants of the heart or lungs.
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A platform for research into Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis has now signed up 10,000 participants nationwide.
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) IBD BioResource was established in 2016 by the Read more
Four of Cambridge University’s leading female clinical researchers want to inspire more women to go for the profession’s top jobs.
Christi Deaton, Fiona Karet, Rebecca Fitzgerald and Sadaf Farooqi all hold Professorships at Read more
We need research! That was the theme for this year’s Rare Disease Day, and to mark the occasion research staff at Cambridge University Hospitals held a morning of activities and information-sharing in the Read more
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
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
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
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
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
A brain network previously associated with daydreaming has been found to play an important role in allowing us to perform tasks on autopilot. Scientists at the University of Cambridge showed that far from Read more