The University of Cambridge, in conjunction with the University of Antwerp, is leading a £25 million European Union research project into traumatic brain injuries (TBI). The scale of the research is unprecedented. Over 60 hospitals and 38 scientific institutes will participate in the Collaborative European NeuroTrauma Effectiveness Research in TBI project, which will collect data from […]
Dr Andrew Clark, Consultant in Paediatric Allergy, and Dr Pamela Ewan, Consultant Allergist, both based at CUH, are leading a team that has helped peanut allergic children eat peanuts safely again, using immunotherapy. The new treatment, which is a world first, gradually and carefully increases the amount of peanut protein the body can tolerate and […]
Dr Susan Wan has recently joined the School as the new Administrative Head of CATO (Clinical Academic Training Office) from the Department of Zoology. CATO is responsible for the day-to-day administration of eight major programmes, reports on over £20M in funding, and looks after over 300 trainees. We warmly welcome Dr Wan to the School.
Congratulations to Jason Ali, Department of Surgery, who has won the prestigious Patey Prize at the recent Society of Academic and Research Surgery conference for his presentation ‘Heterogeneity in indirect pathway CD4 T cell alloresponses’. The Patey prize celebrates the work of David Patey (1899-1977), a distinguished surgeon at the Middlesex Hospital who gained international recognition […]
The L’Oréal-UNESCO UK and Ireland Fellowships For Women In Science were launched in 2007 and provide flexible and practical help to female post-doctoral researchers. Applications are now invited for one of four fellowships worth £15,000 each. The winners may choose to spend their fellowship grants in any way that is helpful to them in furthering […]
(Photo copyright MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology) As reported in a recent newsletter, the University has now taken over the old Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) buildings from the MRC and one part has had its name changed from the rather uninspiring ‘Block 7′ to the Clifford Allbutt Building, after the Regius Professor of Physic […]
Building Bridges in Medical SciencesOrganised by graduate students of the Graduate School of Life Sciences, this event provides an interdisciplinary approach to biomedical research, featuring prominent speakers from a variety of scientific disciplines. Students and postdocs are invited to submit a poster.Date: Friday 7th MarchVenue: Robinson College, CambridgeFor further information and booking, please visit the BBMS website NIHR Public […]