Studies offer new insights for treating stomach infections8 November 2016Researchers have discovered a new approach to preventing or treating a stomach bacterium associated with an increased risk of stomach cancer as well as gastritis and duodenal ulcers. Writing in the journal ‘Nature Microbiology’, a team of researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the University of Duisburg-Essen at Essen University Medical Centre and the University of Bristol detail how they discovered a completely new approach to infections related to the Helicobacter pylori bacterium.
Students launch new research journal25 October 2016Students from the medical and dental schools of Bristol, Cardiff, Exeter and Plymouth have joined forces to launch a new journal that showcases original research undertaken in world-class laboratories and clinics by fellow students. The ‘INSPIRE Student Health Sciences Research Journal’ is produced by a team of student editors from the four universities. It is a key part of a collaborative project under the national INSPIRE scheme funded by the Wellcome Trust and administered by the Academy of Medical Sciences.
Research in Bristol boosted by £21 million award over five years26 September 2016University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust (UH Bristol) in partnership with the University of Bristol has been awarded more than £20 million over five years by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to fund cutting-edge research.
Bristol law students to help families of young cancer patients20 September 2016Working in partnership with CLIC Sargent, the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, University of Bristol Law Clinic students will help parents of children living with cancer negotiate some of the legal obstacles that come with the diagnosis.
West of England Genomic Medicine Centre15 June 2016A partnership made up of NHS provider organisations in Bristol, Bath, Cheltenham and Gloucestershire, universities, the West of England Academic Health Science Network, Health Education South West and NHS commissioners has been designated the West of England NHS Genomic Medicine Centre (WEGMC).
Translational Biomedical Research Centre14 June 2016TBRC will use experimental models highly relevant to human disease and anatomy to test approaches, devices or therapies in a stateof-the art animal hospital theatre operating at NHS standards.