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New gene discovery may help thousands with pulmonary arterial hypertension

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.
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Read more

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NIHR IBD BioResource reaches milestone of 10,000 recruits

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

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NIHR ‘Think Research’ Rare Diseases Patient Day: Follow-Up

Put motivated people together and you can expect a lot of questions and debate. And that’s what happened when 150 people representing more than 70 rare diseases travelled from all corners of England Read more

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Epic Research Seminar and Q&A session for all research staff

Following the high demand last year, the eHospital Research Design Authority has arranged another two Epic research seminars for research staff who actively use the Epic system at CUH.
These sessions will give Read more

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Women can reach the top, say Cambridge (female) researchers

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

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People make a splash for research on Rare Disease Day!

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

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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

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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

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Extra EDGE training dates 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

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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

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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

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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

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