National Graphene Institute Reveals First Results With Industrial Partner The first official experimental results since the National Graphene Institute (NGI) opened in March have been produced. The novel collaboration between industry and academia is exploring the production of graphene in the first stage of a long-term project. Friday, October 09, 2015Developing a Gel that Mimics Human Breast for Cancer Research Scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Nottingham have been funded to develop a gel that will match many of the biological structures of human breast tissue, to advance cancer research and reduce animal testing. Thursday, October 08, 2015New Leukemia Gene Stops Blood Cells ‘Growing Up’ University of Manchester scientists have identified a gene – FOXC1 – that, if switched on, causes more aggressive cancer in a fifth of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) patients, according to a Cancer Research UK study. Wednesday, September 16, 2015Early Detection of Lung Cancer The University of Manchester has signed a collaboration agreement with Abcodia to perform proteomics studies on a cohort of non-small cell lung cancer cases from the UKCTOCS biobank, with the aim of discovering new blood-based biomarkers for earlier detection of the disease. Tuesday, August 11, 2015Molecular Clues to Serious Illnesses to be Explored The University of Manchester is to lead a new £2.9 million molecular pathology research project to improve diagnosis and treatment of non-cancerous diseases within the NHS. Friday, July 31, 2015Molecular Clues to Serious Illnesses to be Explored The University of Manchester is to lead a new £2.9 million molecular pathology research project to improve diagnosis and treatment of non-cancerous diseases within the NHS.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015Mould Unlocks New Route to Biofuels Scientists at The University of Manchester have made an important discovery that forms the basis for the development of new applications in biofuels and the sustainable manufacturing of chemicals. Monday, July 06, 2015Gene Variants Show Potential In Predicting Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Outcomes Arthritis Research UK-funded scientists at The University of Manchester have identified a new way in which genotyping can be used to predict disease outcomes among sufferers of rheumatoid arthritis. Thursday, April 30, 2015Potential For Prediction Of Progression For Early Form Of Breast Cancer Scientists in Manchester have identified a way to potentially predict which patients with an early form of breast cancer will experience disease progression. Friday, April 17, 2015Surprising Finding In Stroke Research Scientists at The University of Manchester have made an important new discovery about the brain’s immune system that could lead to potential new treatments for stroke and other related conditions. Wednesday, March 18, 2015Current Detection of Gene Mutations Misses People At High Risk Of Cancer Research on the BRCA gene mutation in the Jewish population shows that the current process of identifying people misses half the people who have the mutation and are at risk of developing cancer. Tuesday, December 02, 2014‘Liquid Biopsy’ Offers New Way to Track Lung Cancer Scientists have shown how a lung cancer patient’s blood sample could be used to monitor and predict their response to treatment. Wednesday, June 04, 2014