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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.

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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

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