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Modified flu virus that targets and kills cancer cells

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London have received a grant from Prostate Cancer UK, as London continues to lead the way in advanced prostate cancer research.

Hens that lay human proteins in eggs offer future therapy hope

Chickens that are genetically modified to produce human proteins in their eggs can offer a cost-effective method of producing certain types of drugs, research suggests.

Separating blood plasma with a toy

Researchers have found a novel use for “fidget spinner” toys – separating blood plasma for diagnostic tests.

Annual General Meeting

The seventy-seventh Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Biomedical Science will be held at the Institute of Biomedical Science, 12 Coldbath Square, London, EC1R 5HL, on 8th June 2019 at 11.30am.

HSD preparation day

The IBMS is due to run a Higher Specialist Diploma (HSD) candidate preparation day on Wednesday 13 March.

Haematology CPD presentation

A CPD presentation with a multi-disciplinary slant has been organised by the Birmingham branch of the IBMS.

Champion of Biomedical Science

The IBMS has announced that for Biomedical Science Day, which is held on 20 June, each region will crown a Champion of Biomedical Science.

NHS to launch paid-for genomics tests

Healthy people in England will be able to pay the NHS to sequence their genes, on condition they share their data.

March: news in numbers

A breakdown of science news this month, in numbers.

How to… maintain accreditation

Ben Courtney, UKAS Accreditation Manager, and Delia Geary, UKAS Technical Manager, give practical guidance for compliance with ISO 15189:2012 and maintaining accreditation.

Your chance to shape the future of the IBMS

The IBMS prides itself on being a professional body that is run by its members for its members.

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