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Crab Shells, Rhossili

Crab shell bid to tackle COVID-19

15 September 2020

Clinical Innovation Accelerator partners Pennotec

World Sepsis Day 2020

Project Sepsis to shine a spotlight on links between COVID-19 and sepsis for World Sepsis Day

3 September 2020

A collaborative online event showcasing the links between the COVID 19 pandemic and sepsis.

Brain

Agreement tackles Alzheimer’s disease

3 September 2020

Cytox and Cardiff University sign licence

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Welsh scientists join UK effort to understand how the immune system responds during Covid-19

28 August 2020

Cardiff University researchers will explore what makes a good immune response to the virus that causes Covid-19, SARS-CoV-2

COVID-19 Community Journal Club

Getting to grips with COVID-19

24 August 2020

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

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Genetic study points to cells responsible for Parkinson’s disease

21 August 2020

Results could be key to developing new treatments, researchers say

Dr James Hindley

Quest for Covid-19 T cell blood test

4 August 2020

Cardiff scientists partner Indoor Biotechnologies

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New pinprick blood test for Covid-19

27 July 2020

Low-cost technique protects NHS patients and staff

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Discovery of new immune targets inside flu virus offers hope for universal vaccine

16 July 2020

Cardiff University-led study found internal protein fragments that could provide new target for drugs

Science in Health webinar

Science in Health webinar attracts a worldwide audience

16 July 2020

The Science in Health team held a LIVE interactive online session last week with participants from right across the world.

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

Patient using VR headset

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

UK Biobank

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’

Colouring worksheets

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.