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Immunology

Launch of new Immunology-focused MSc

27 May 2021

The Applied and Experimental Clinical Immunology MSc course is currently accepting applications for September 2021 entry, and will be taught by international experts aligned to the Division of Infection and Immunity and the Systems Immunity University Research Institute.

Pioneering dementia scanner set to be rolled out across Wales

20 May 2021

Move follows successful pilot by Cardiff University and Aneurin Bevan Health Board

Dr Stephanie Hanna

Cardiff Immunologist receives Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation fellowship

8 April 2021

The fellowship is to study immune responses in type 1 diabetes.

Luthfun Nessa and Anna McGovern

Two awards for pressure ulcer-sensing mattress topper

30 March 2021

Cardiff medical student wins £40k in two days

Cardiff University professor is honoured in Biochemical Society awards

30 March 2021

Professor Valerie O’Donnell receives Morton Lecture Award

New study lays bare inequalities in life expectancy across Wales

24 March 2021

Research by Cardiff University and Public Health Wales indicates a widening gap, particularly among women

Scientists develop rapid test for diagnosis of rare set of genetic conditions

17 March 2021

New high-resolution technology will be ‘step-change’ in testing for telomere disorders

Cardiff professor among inspirational women in new book

8 March 2021

British Medical Association has published book to mark International Women’s Day

Nearly half of people with potential cancer symptoms in first wave of pandemic did not contact GP, study finds

25 February 2021

New research highlights impact of COVID-19 pandemic on UK public attitudes to cancer

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Let the immune cell see the virus: Scientists discover unique way to target common virus

15 February 2021

New type of antibody marks infected cells so immune system can see – and kill them

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Broken String Biosciences joins global accelerator

12 February 2021

Genomics startup teams with Illumina

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New education resources launched to mark World Cancer Day and inspire next generation of researchers

4 February 2021

Teachers, researchers and poets join forces to educate schoolchildren about cancer

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Call for Welsh care homes to be part of new COVID-19 trial

1 February 2021

Trial involving Cardiff University will test to see if preventative drugs could help to treat COVID-19

Professor Adrian Edwards

Cardiff University professor appointed as Director of new Wales COVID-19 Evidence Centre

20 January 2021

New £3m Centre will use research to address key questions about the pandemic

Professor Anthony Campbell and Professor Barbara Chadwick

New Year’s Honours

8 January 2021

Members of the University community have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.

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‘Living reviews’ launched by Cardiff and Oxford in wake of COVID-19 research

18 December 2020

New review format will summarise key scientific literature around the virus

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Key type of immune cell ‘self-renews’ in humans, new study finds

16 December 2020

Cardiff University-led research overturns thinking that a certain type of memory T-cell has reached the end of its lifespan

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New study to evaluate antibiotic use in COVID-19 hospital patients

11 December 2020

Data indicates antibiotics are being ‘unnecessarily’ prescribed in patients with the virus

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Small and large birth weight linked to genetics of mother and baby – except in tiniest babies, study suggests

2 December 2020

New research by Cardiff University and the University of Exeter suggests genetics is ‘key’ to birth weight of newborn babies

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New study highlights ‘exceptional challenges’ of bereavement during COVID-19 pandemic

27 November 2020

UK-wide survey of bereaved people carried out by Cardiff and Bristol universities