University spin-out company addresses new vaccines
Plymouth University news: The Vaccine Group is a new spin-out company headed by Dr Michael Jarvis, which will develop new vaccines using innovative and ground breaking methods
Plymouth researcher co-authors landmark study on malaria – new findings could contribute to vaccine
Dr Edwin Lasonder contributed to the early stages of a study led by Radboud University Medical Centre and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and findings could contribute to a new malaria vaccine.
Dangerous liaisons – why contracting an STI could be deadly this Valentine’s Day
Dr Tina Joshi explains how antimicrobial resistance is making STIs harder to treat – and is expected to kill more people than cancer by 2050
Immunologist’s teaching recognised in national award
Dr Andy Foey has won the inaugural Teaching Excellence Award given by the British Society for Immunology (BSI).
Research reveals a new survival strategy in key bacteria
New research from the School of Biomedical and Healthcare Sciences shows that cyanobacteria will not immediately shut down when deprived of nitrogen – instead ‘waiting’ until absolutely necessary to stop functioning.
Funding for first system to monitor the hidden dangers of ships’ ballast
Plymouth University news: Innovate UK has provided funding for the development of the first system to monitor ships' ballast water for dangers including antibiotic resistance
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
‘Nutrient extraction’ can lower the glycaemic index of fruit juice
A team of scientists from the University of Plymouth has carried out the first independent research into the effect on post-meal blood glucose of juice prepared using increasingly popular nutrient extractors.
Biomedical Research Group seminars and events
Plymouth University: School of Biomedical and Healthcare Sciences research seminars. Presentations by invited guest speakers. Plymouth University, various dates.
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