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Mr Andrew Hindmarsh, left, with Robert Donald from Medovate
Medovate working with CUH team to bring life-saving upper GI therapy device to market

Medical device company Medovate has secured the exclusive rights to bring to market a pioneering endoscopic surgical device.
The new device, ENDOVAC, has the potential to dramatically improve survival of patients with life-threatening Read more

Artificial pancreas device
World’s first artificial pancreas app licensed for people with type 1 diabetes in UK

Pioneering diabetes researcher Professor Roman Hovorka today launches the world’s first licensed, downloadable artificial pancreas app for people with type 1 diabetes.Read more

Dr Jean Abraham
Celebrating International Women’s Day

This year for International Women’s Day, the NIHR Cambridge BRC highlighted some of their women working in research and making a real difference to the NHS, read their inspiring stories.Read more

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It’s your data – so have your say in how it should be used

How do you think health data should be shared and used – and who should share it?
Now’s your chance to tell Cambridge researchers what you think about accessing, sharing and using YOUR Read more

Prof Miles Parkes
New NIHR Cambridge BRC director appointed

The NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) has announced Dr Miles Parkes will be the new director of the centre, based at Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH).
Dr Miles Parkes is currently a consultant Read more

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NIHR Cambridge BRC research highlights over 2019

From breath tests for cancer to finding the root of childhood kidney cancer, what are the research stories that NIHR Cambridge BRC supported or funded which hit the news over 2019?  Click on Read more

Doctor with child in ward
Scientists discover root of childhood kidney cancer

A fundamental change in our understanding of the childhood kidney cancer Wilms’ tumour is on the horizon, after the discovery of its earliest genetic root by scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and Read more

Dr Kundu's winning poster as voted by patients at last year's BRC Open Evening
Winning research poster at our Open Evening unveiled – as voted for by you!

Is DNA your destiny?
Not necessarily, according to Cambridge postdoctoral researcher Dr Kousik Kundu – whose poster was voted the public’s favourite at the NIHR Cambridge BRC Open Evening which took place last Read more

The Royal Papworth Hospital
Public Open Evening highlights research expansion plans for campus

It is already a world-leader in clinical care and research – and now there are plans for the Cambridge Biomedical campus to literally build on this reputation, as more than 150 people found Read more

Scientist looking down a microscope in the lab
Patients living with Crohn’s and colitis to benefit from £5m grant for a new data research hub based in Cambridge

£5m grant awarded by Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) to establish a health data research hub for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) following a successful bid led by Eastern AHSN and Cambridge Read more

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A life of low cholesterol and BP slashes heart and circulatory disease risk

Modest and sustained decreases in blood pressure and cholesterol levels reduces the lifetime risk of developing fatal heart and circulatory diseases, such as heart attack and stroke, according to research. Read more

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World Health Organisation CVD risk charts updated using Cambridge-led research

Research revising the World Health Organisation (WHO) cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk prediction charts to aid efforts to reduce the burden of CVD, especially in low- and middle-income countries, has been published by The Lancet Global Health.Read more

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