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Woman listening to patient's lungs

Reducing antibiotic use

11 July 2019

Finger-prick blood test at GP surgery could safely reduce antibiotic use in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Artist's impression of T-cell

Boosting the cancer-destroying ability of killer T-cells

26 June 2019

New discovery could expand use of cancer immunotherapy

Medical instruments, tweezers,. scalpel, scissors and dip bag with a medical chart.

Researchers and Industry benefit from the first AI in health and care, study group workshop.

20 June 2019

The First AI in Health & Care, Study Group, took place over 3 days in May. 28 researchers from 7 different institutions worked on current development challenges for 3 industry partners.

Prof Lynne Boddy

Queen’s Birthday Honours

11 June 2019

Members of the Cardiff University community receive royal recognition

Potential new treatment for advanced cancers

Improving breast cancer treatment

10 June 2019

New treatment researched in Wales doubles time Breast Cancer is controlled

Child having their glucose levels tested

Trial of potential new treatment for type 1 diabetes

23 May 2019

Psoriasis drug being tested to save insulin cells in type 1 diabetes patients

Emma Yhnell at TedX

FameLab 2019

16 May 2019

Dr Emma Yhnell to compete in FameLab UK finals

Professor Anwen Williams

Principal Fellowship recognition

13 May 2019

Congratulations to Professor Anwen Williams who has been made Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (Advance HE).

Learned society of wales

Four Systems Immunity Research Institute academics elected to Learned Society of Wales

7 May 2019

The Learned Society of Wales has named four academics from SIURI, out of a total of 11 from Cardiff University among their newly elected Fellows.

Alun Cairns at the DRI

Alun Cairns visits UK DRI at Cardiff University

3 May 2019

Secretary of State says running marathon for Dementia Revolution was ‘inspiring’

artist's image of DNA

Genetic conditions lead to range of overlapping needs in children

3 May 2019

New study reveals extent of developmental difficulties caused by deletions and duplications of DNA

Cardiff and Bangor VCs

Cardiff-Bangor collaboration brings medical training to North Wales

2 May 2019

Medical students to study in North Wales for the first time

Main Building from Museum Avenue

Academics honoured

1 May 2019

11 Cardiff academics elected to Learned Society of Wales

School girls sat around table

Peer-led drug prevention

23 April 2019

Cardiff University launches largest UK trial of school-based drug prevention

C21 artwork collage

Medical students display their creative talents at the National Museum in Cardiff

15 April 2019

The C21 Student Artwork Competition is an annual opportunity for medical students to embrace their artistic talents and creativity.

T-cells

New target for development of drugs to fight viruses

5 April 2019

T-cell molecule could be the key to more effective virus and cancer treatments

Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Researchers uncover new cause of abdominal aortic aneurysm

4 April 2019

Lipids research could lead to preventative treatments for potentially fatal condition

Third year medical student Hannah Cowan at Tredegarville Church in Wales Primary School.

Curriculum brought to life by medical student

1 April 2019

Third year medical student Hannah Cowan worked in partnership with Yvonne Proctor, Year 6 teacher to identify ‘alcohol awareness’ as an area which would benefit from the development of an innovative educational resource within the health and well-being theme of the current curriculum.

John Atack, Peter Halligan and Simon Ward in the lab

Bringing a new generation of drugs to patients

22 March 2019

Cardiff University launches Medicines Discovery Institute

Students with cuddly toys

Science in Health LIVE turns 25 in style

21 March 2019

The School of Medicine's 25th anniversary Science in Health LIVE event was a huge success.