Stem Cell Gene Therapy For Fatal Childhood Disease Ready For Human Trial A pioneering approach for Sanfilippo disease, a genetic condition for which there is no effective treatment, will now be trialled in humans. Friday, May 13, 2016Honey’s Potential to Save Lives The healing powers of honey have been known for thousands of years. Wednesday, February 10, 2016New Discovery Sheds Light on Disease Risk Gaps between genes interact to influence the risk of acquiring disease. Tuesday, December 01, 2015Treatment for Rare Bleeding Disorder is Effective Researchers in Manchester have demonstrated for the first time the relative safety and effectiveness of treatment, eltrombopag, in children with persistent or chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), as part of an international duo of studies. Wednesday, October 14, 2015National 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, 2015