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British Heart Foundation

Welsh Heart scientists in the red

5 February 2016

British Heart Foundation Cymru funded scientists raise awareness to power more lifesaving discoveries.

Blood Cells

Test could lead to more effective leukaemia treatment

21 January 2016

Simple blood test capable of detecting levels of leukaemia cells post chemotherapy

Cells green on red

Upgrading the immune system

13 January 2016

Scientists re-engineer body’s immune system for safer and more effective cancer treatment

Professor Meena Upadhyaya

Pioneering medical geneticist, Professor Meena Upadhyaya, receives OBE

5 January 2016

The achievements of an internationally renowned medical geneticist have been recognised in the 2016 New Year’s Honours list.

Senior Lecturer Award

Senior lecturer awarded prestigious ‘Silver Medal’

15 December 2015

Julie Browne has been presented with the President’s Silver Medal by the Academy of Medical Educators.

Doctor and child in clinic setting

Towards improving pneumonia diagnosis

20 November 2015

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation award to develop improved diagnostic tool for pneumonia in children

Pills

“Disturbing breach of last group of antibiotics”

19 November 2015

Scientists discover antibiotic-resistant gene with epidemic potential

Peking Cardiff Collaboration

A less toxic approach to beating cancer

18 November 2015

A cocktail of non-toxic chemicals taken from food and vegetables may hold the key to beating untreatable cancers and relapse

Professor Tim Rainer

Emergency care in Wales receives vital boost

17 November 2015

Tim Rainer returns from China to become Cardiff’s first Professor of Emergency Medicine

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Family Nurse Partnership

14 October 2015

New research calls programme into question.

Hands with noticeable arthritus joints

Decoding what goes wrong in arthritis

6 October 2015

Fresh insight into rheumatoid arthritis offers hope for transforming patient care.

Flag of the People's Republic of China

Enter the dragons

18 September 2015

China’s Vice Premier to oversee launch of Welsh-Chinese college.

MRI scanner

Award for new tumour mapping process

10 September 2015

University researcher recognised for innovative approach to improve radiation treatment for cancer patients.

Person helping an elderly person

Trials unit secures £3m in new funding

7 August 2015

£3m funding for next three years awarded to University-based South East Wales Trials Unit.

Father consoling crying child

Saving children from abuse

29 July 2015

New doctor test to spot children at risk of death by physical abuse.

Medical students help injured person in crash course

Crash test for medics

29 April 2015

Serious road traffic accident training a first for Wales' future doctors.

World War 1

Shell shock and the First World War

29 September 2014

Research reveals devastating psychological impact of combat.

Antibiotics

One-in-ten antibiotic prescriptions ‘fail’

26 September 2014

20-year study uncovers rising rates of antibiotic failure for common infections.

Life Sciences Challenge

Cardiff University initiative to inspire the scientists of tomorrow

26 September 2014

An initiative led by Cardiff University scientists aims to inspire school age children to pursue a career in a STEM related field.

Cardiff University spin-out company to float on the London stock exchange

Cardiff University spin-out company to float on the London stock exchange

18 August 2014

Global ultrasound education company Medaphor raises £4.7M in planned flotation