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Professor Kate Brain

UK-wide research to look at impact of Covid-19 on early cancer diagnosis

3 July 2020

Cardiff University and Cancer Research UK study hopes to target ‘cancer can wait’ attitude

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Frailty is as important as age or underlying health issues in Covid-19 death risk, study finds

29 June 2020

Study of more than 1,500 hospital patients suggests increasing frailty means higher risk of death

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How are people with OCD coping during the Covid-19 pandemic?

24 June 2020

Cardiff University lecturer launches project to investigate impact on people with obsessive-compulsive disorder

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NHS staff tackling Covid-19 try out virtual reality to help reduce stress and anxiety

10 June 2020

Researchers and clinicians hope pioneering use of VR use can be rolled out across UK

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UK Biobank’s Participant Resource Centre located at Cardiff part of a major new COVID-19 study

27 May 2020

The study will recruit 20,000 people from existing UKB participants, their adult children, and grandchildren.

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‘Signatures’ in blood reveal how sepsis patients will respond to condition

27 May 2020

Finding would allow clinicians to test and treat patients based on immune profiles for first time

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Wales to play major role in national trial for COVID-19 vaccine

26 May 2020

University’s Centre for Trials Research part of Welsh collaboration

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Researchers and NHS working together to tackle COVID-19

14 May 2020

In collaboration with colleagues in the NHS, using cutting-edge technologies and infrastructures in Cardiff University, researchers are addressing a number of key questions regarding COVID-19.

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Scientists call for urgent research on potential for mouthwash to reduce SARS-CoV-2 transmission

13 May 2020

Cardiff University-led review says oral rinses are ‘under-researched area of major clinical need’

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Researcher gets artistic to support homeschooling

13 May 2020

A researcher in the School of Medicine has created some fantastic worksheets to help parents and teachers with their homeschooling.

Professor Valarie O'Donnell

Cardiff University professor elected Fellow of Academy of Medical Sciences

12 May 2020

Valerie O’Donnell is named among 50 leading figures in biomedical and health sciences

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Fresh £5m funding announced for primary and emergency care research in Wales

4 May 2020

Prime Centre Wales is adapting research to focus on challenge of Covid-19

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Don’t ignore vague symptoms of cancer during pandemic, urge researchers

30 April 2020

Warning of impact of Covid-19 pandemic on cancer diagnosis issued in leading medical journal

Eli Wyatt

The medical students joining the front line in the fight against coronavirus

28 April 2020

Students from Cardiff University’s School of Medicine are working at hospitals across Wales

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New rapid diagnostic test for peritonitis used for first time in patients

20 April 2020

Promising results for point-of-care test developed by Cardiff University and Mologic

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Getting to grips with COVID-19

18 April 2020

Scientists at Cardiff University's School of Medicine release weekly COVID-19 community journal club

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Researchers launch project to investigate how Covid-19 affects pregnancy

17 April 2020

Cardiff University to host global registry of those affected from early pregnancy to post-delivery

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Mental health support scheme for doctors extended to every frontline healthcare worker in Wales

16 April 2020

Support and advice scheme extended to 60,000 NHS Wales staff tackling coronavirus pandemic

Dr Alan Parker

Cardiff scientists switch from cancer research to help develop coronavirus vaccine

3 April 2020

Team investigating ‘viral toolkit’ to deliver vaccine to people

Cardiff University researcher Stuart Goddard (third from right) pictured with the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina (fifth from right) along with members of the collaborative research project.

Prime Minister of Bangladesh acknowledges impact of multi-disciplinary research project

26 March 2020

The main aim of the project has been to improve health service delivery of the country’s endoscopy and gastroenterology provision through training and upskilling.