Innovate UK funds new kind of vaccine to target deadly pathogens emerging from animals
Plymouth University news: Innovate UK has funded a project looking to develop a new type of vaccine designed to tackle emerging infectious diseases in animals before they affect humans
Encouraging signs for potential new antibiotic
Plymouth University news: A study led by the University of Plymouth demonstrates for the first time that epidermicin could be a viable alternative to existing antimicrobial agents
Medical Research Council funds development of new strategies to treat and prevent Hepatitis C virus infection
Plymouth University news: Together with colleagues from the University of Oxford, Plymouth scientists are investigating new strategies for the treatment and prevention of Hepatitis C virus infection, thanks to funding from the Medical Research Council
Grant for nerve tumour research
Plymouth University news: Children's charity Action Medical Research has awarded a grant of over £65,000 for research investigating drug therapies for neurofibromatosis 2
Fruit fly neurons hold the key to the molecular causes of mental diseases
Plymouth University news: A research team led by Plymouth University has for the first time used fruit fly neurons to gain a better understanding of the molecular causes of mental diseases
World first blood test reduces risk and increases accuracy in prenatal testing
Plymouth University news: Together with Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Plymouth University researchers have identified a simple and safe DNA foetal blood test to identify blood group, sex and genetic conditions
Could self-disseminating vaccines cut off emerging infectious diseases at source?
Plymouth University news: An expert reviews identifies state of the art of self-disseminating vaccines as a potentially powerful strategy to circumvent emerging infectious diseases at the animal source before their establishment as the next human pandemic
Biomedical Research Group seminars and events
What's on at Plymouth University: School of Biomedical and Healthcare Sciences research seminars. Presentations by invited guest speakers. Plymouth University, various dates.