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Cardiff University scientists awarded additional £10k to drive forward diagnosis of prostate cancer

13 December 2021

The research team, led by Professor Aled Clayton, are developing an exciting and innovative test to aid the diagnosis and risk assessment of prostate cancer.

First UK trial to assess use of antivirals to treat COVID-19 set to begin

9 December 2021

Cardiff University is delivering the trial with Oxford University

Scientists may have solved an important part of the mystery of ultra-rare blood clots linked to adenovirus COVID-19 vaccines

2 December 2021

Cardiff and US researchers discover potential mechanism behind extremely rare clotting disorder

Scientists develop single blood test to measure T-cell and antibody response to SARS-CoV-2

19 November 2021

Sensitive test can also distinguish between immune response induced by vaccination and infection

New research reveals attitudes to death and dying in UK

2 November 2021

Study suggests majority agree planning for end of life is important – but few have taken action

New £15m genomics facility for Wales is given go ahead

29 October 2021

New site will house Cardiff University’s Wales Gene Park and is a first for UK

Ellen Nelson-Rowe

Medical student named as one of the UK’s Top 150 African and African Caribbean Future Leaders

27 October 2021

Fourth-year student, Ellen Nelson-Rowe, has been listed as one of the country’s most outstanding African Caribbean students.

Cardiff University to take leading role in COVID-19 antiviral trial

27 October 2021

University will lead trial in Wales as part of UK-wide research into antiviral drugs

New website on infection and antibiotic resistance is launched for schools

19 October 2021

‘Superbugs’ team worked with primary and secondary teachers to create bilingual resource

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Diabetes art exhibition launched to mark anniversary

15 October 2021

‘What Diabetes Means To Us 2021’ is a new visually informative exhibition in the hospital’s Hearth Gallery.

New app to measure quality of life for people with skin conditions

20 September 2021

Free app created by Cardiff University scientists is first of its kind

Two-thirds report social isolation and loneliness following loss of a loved one during pandemic

15 September 2021

Cardiff University research shows impact of grief and suggests lack of support for those bereaved

North Wales medical degree programme to double intake from next year

9 September 2021

Programme is partnership between Cardiff and Bangor Universities

Professor Judith Hall and Professor Colin Riordan

Cardiff University project to deliver £7.2m PPE from Wales to Namibia

26 August 2021

Welsh Government donation made via University’s Phoenix Project will ‘save thousands of lives’

Friends who helped in the COVID-19 vaccination drive speak of their pride at graduating with first-class honours

6 August 2021

Medical students have used their skills during the pandemic

University’s Welsh-language ambitions shared at Eisteddfod AmGen 2021

3 August 2021

Introduction to new Welsh Language Academy part of festival coverage

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New Scholarship supports intercalating medical students

28 July 2021

The annual scholarship will support the brightest and best Cardiff University medical student in Professor Bryan Williams’ name.

Nurse in scrubs administering COVID test

Study highlights ‘vital 30-day window’ for hospital inpatients to get COVID-19 jab

23 July 2021

Early findings helped to change Welsh vaccination policy to prioritise vulnerable patients during second wave

New campaign highlights need to seek help for ‘vague but concerning’ cancer symptoms

22 July 2021

Cardiff University-led campaign will feature trained ‘cancer champions’