Immunology

"HIV vaccine design shows promise"

A novel protein-sugar vaccine candidate has stimulated an immune response against sugars that form a protective shield around HIV.

Four decades of tuberculosis

Professor Douglas Young discusses the last 40 years of tuberculosis research, as he hangs up his lab coat for the final time.

Chemo-boosting Drug

Drugs developed to treat heart and blood vessel problems could be used in combination with chemot

Indirect Carbapenemase test

Of increasing concern is the level of carbapenem resistance amongst Gram-negative bacteria caused

UK biomedical catalyst award

Centauri Therapeutics Ltd, a biotechnology company focused on the treatment of infectious diseases and cancer, has been awarded up to £945,000 under Innovate UK’s Biomedical Catalyst programme.

New targets for immunotherapy

Three separate studies have revealed potential new avenues for research into immunotherapy.

Meningitis test results in an hour

Researchers have developed a diagnostic meningitis test that provides results within an hour.

Stopping Parkinson's disease

It may be possible to stop the progression of Parkinson’s disease with a drug usually used for type 2 diabetes.

Blood test to detect brain metastases

Cancer researchers are now closer to creating a blood test that can identify breast cancer patients who are at increased risk of developing brain metastasis, and can monitor disease progression and response to therapy in real time.

The wearable device that bites

Martin Mintchev tells Sarah Campbell about the e-mosquito – which has been in development for 10 years and is hoped to help people monitor their type 1 diabetes.

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