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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

Immunology

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’

New study raises prospect of ‘fine-tuning’ immune response through individual T-cells

20 July 2021

Cardiff University findings could have important implications for vaccine design

More than one in five people ‘less likely to attend cancer screening post-pandemic’

16 July 2021

Cardiff University-led survey looked in detail at impact of COVID-19 on attitudes to screening

Aspirin could cut risk of death in cancer patients by 20%, major review of studies suggests

2 July 2021

Cardiff University team carried out a review and analysis of research on aspirin and cancer mortality

Major new project to research chronic pain

30 June 2021

Researchers from Cardiff University are part of new four-year project worth £3.8m

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