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Translational Biomedical Research Centre 14 June 2016 TBRC 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.
  • Support and Treatment After Replacement 9 August 2016 Many knee replacement operations take place because of the pain caused by osteoarthritis. Around 20% of people will suffer moderate or severe long-term pain after their operation. Thus roughly 15,000 people in the UK every year will have long-term pain after surgery.
  • Journal of Immunology Highlight 9 August 2016 An article published in the 15 June 2016 issue of The Journal of Immunology is being featured by the In This Issue section. The section highlights articles considered to be among the top 10% of articles published in the journal.
  • Amber Study 25 July 2016 Prof Tony Killard, Head of Biomedical Sciences at(UWE), has created a mass producible sensor which can detect ammonia levels in breath - named AmBeR.
  • 100th Oxford Ophthalmological Congress 15 July 2016 The 100th Oxford Ophthalmological Congress was held 3 - 6 July 2016 in Oxford.
  • Meeting Demand in Bacterial Factories 12 July 2016 Work conducted by BrisSynBio describes a new way to model productivity in bacteria used as minifactories to produce biological components. With no extra resources supplied, these bacterial ‘factories’ have to decide between making a new protein or making proteins for their own survival.
  • Hep C Treatment to Prevent Transmission? 5 July 2016 A team comprising researchers in the UK, San Diego and Australia has explored the potential impact of new drugs for hepatitis C virus (HCV), a known cause of liver cancer which is transmitted through blood to blood contact.
  • £1.5M for Drug-Resistant Infections 20 June 2016 PI Dr Matthew Avison has received a joint award from the Natural Environment Research Council, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and the Medical Research Council under the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in the Real World call. A major aim is to test whether AMR bacteria from cattle cause drug resistant infections in humans.
  • West of England Genomic Medicine Centre 15 June 2016 A 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 Centre 14 June 2016 TBRC 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.
  • Retinal Outreach, Integration and Research HIT 13 June 2016 The RENOIR Health Integration Team begun in Dec 2012 was a strategic ambition to embed translational and clinical research into service delivery.
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