News in 2014
- First of its kind study compares how bat and human cells respond to viruses 3 December 2014 Why are viruses such as Ebola so dangerous to humans yet do not appear to harm the bats which transmit them?
- Scientific breakthrough will help design the antibiotics of the future 23 October 2014 Scientists have used computer simulations to show how bacteria are able to destroy antibiotics - a breakthrough which will help develop drugs which can effectively tackle infections in the future.
- No need for water, enzymes are doing for themselves 23 October 2014 New research by scientists at the University of Bristol has challenged one of the key axioms in biology - that enzymes need water to function. The breakthrough could eventually lead to the development of new industrial catalysts for processing biodiesel.
- Scientists discover how to 'switch off' autoimmune diseases 4 September 2014 Scientists have made an important breakthrough in the fight against debilitating autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis by revealing how to stop cells attacking healthy body tissue.
- Finding new approaches for therapeutics against Ebola virus 4 September 2014 Researchers from the Universities of Liverpool and Bristol (including Dr David Matthews from CMM), in collaboration with Public Health England, have been investigating new ways to identify drugs that could be used to treat Ebola virus infection.
- Wellcome Trust New Investigator Award for Dr Ariel Blocker 21 August 2014 Dr Ariel Blocker, Reader in Microbiology for the School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, was recently interviewed in July 2014 for the highly prestigious Wellcome Trust Investigator Awards.
- Congratulations to the CMM Graduates of 2014 25 July 2014 The School celebrated the success of its 2014 graduates by hosting a lunch for them and their families on 14 July 2014. It was held in the impressive surroundings of the Recital Room at The Victoria Rooms.