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Improving diagnosis of colorectal cancer

20 February 2019

Developing safe and cost-effective colorectal cancer tests

Virus

Seeing the unseeable

19 February 2019

Using crystals to unpick how viruses work

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Immunological scarring from coeliac disease

14 February 2019

Coeliac disease can cause irreversible changes to immune cells

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Demonisation of smoking and drinking in pregnancy can prevent cessation

12 February 2019

Less moral judgement and more support may help women refrain from smoking and drinking during pregnancy

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Better out-of-hours palliative care needed

30 January 2019

Improvements urgently needed to out-of-hours palliative care

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Could AI improve patient care in the NHS?

29 January 2019

Research reveals that machine learning could provide an equally accurate and reliable prognosis for patients with cardiovascular disease

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Free summer schools for teenagers

18 January 2019

Social mobility charity launches new partnership with the University

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Digital technology in management of Huntington’s

6 December 2018

£16 million European collaboration aims to improve quality of life for people with neurodegenerative diseases

Wales Gene Park sixth form conference

Wales Gene Park sixth form conference continues to be huge success

1 December 2018

This highly popular event provides year 12 and 13 biology students with an opportunity to hear experts talk on DNA and genetics/genomics-related subjects in a conference setting, and includes information stands, interactive exhibits and a student quiz.

Genes

Discovery of the first common genetic risk factors for ADHD

27 November 2018

Important step in understanding biological underpinnings of ADHD

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Awareness of 22q

22 November 2018

Study expanding knowledge of genetic condition

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New approaches for treating psychiatric disorders

19 November 2018

Cardiff University forms new drug discovery collaboration for psychiatric disorders

Brain surgery

New brain surgery technique

12 November 2018

Pioneering surgeon introduces minimally invasive brain surgery technique to Wales

Bill Mapleson

Tributes paid to ‘giant’ of anaesthesia

8 November 2018

Professor William ‘Bill’ Mapleson dies aged 92

DRI launch event

£20m dementia research centre

25 October 2018

World-class scientists to seek therapies and cures for dementia in new £20m Cardiff research centre

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Cardiff University opens world-class biobank

15 October 2018

Providing a wealth of biological samples for biomedical research in Wales and beyond

Rutherford fellows and their supervisors visiting Systems Immunity Research Institute

International and Europe Office welcomes Rutherford Fellows

10 October 2018

The Rutherford Fund Strategic Partner Grants programme is funded by Universities UK, and was awarded to the Systems Immunity URI in January 2018.

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Could aspirin play role in treatment of cancer?

26 September 2018

Aspirin could play valuable role as additional treatment for cancer

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Improving lives of children with brain disorders

25 September 2018

Partnership pioneers better support services

Ziad

Cardiff research boost for exiled Syrian

21 September 2018

Academic forced from homeland was based at University for the summer