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Fresh £5m funding announced for primary and emergency care research in Wales

4 May 2020

Prime Centre Wales is adapting research to focus on challenge of Covid-19

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Don’t ignore vague symptoms of cancer during pandemic, urge researchers

30 April 2020

Warning of impact of Covid-19 pandemic on cancer diagnosis issued in leading medical journal

Eli Wyatt

The medical students joining the front line in the fight against coronavirus

28 April 2020

Students from Cardiff University’s School of Medicine are working at hospitals across Wales

Peritonitis

New rapid diagnostic test for peritonitis used for first time in patients

20 April 2020

Promising results for point-of-care test developed by Cardiff University and Mologic

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Researchers launch project to investigate how Covid-19 affects pregnancy

17 April 2020

Cardiff University to host global registry of those affected from early pregnancy to post-delivery

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Mental health support scheme for doctors extended to every frontline healthcare worker in Wales

16 April 2020

Support and advice scheme extended to 60,000 NHS Wales staff tackling coronavirus pandemic

Dr Alan Parker

Cardiff scientists switch from cancer research to help develop coronavirus vaccine

3 April 2020

Team investigating ‘viral toolkit’ to deliver vaccine to people

Prime Minister of Bangladesh acknowledges impact of multi-disciplinary research project

26 March 2020

The main aim of the project has been to improve health service delivery of the country’s endoscopy and gastroenterology provision through training and upskilling.

Accident and emergency ward

Universities launch research project on UK attitudes to coronavirus pandemic

24 March 2020

Researchers urge people from across country to take part in wide-ranging survey

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Scientists design new model to further understand causes of Alzheimer’s disease

9 March 2020

‘Exciting’ new model will help pinpoint new treatment targets for most common form of dementia

Members of the Diabetes Research Group with some of the attendees at the workshop.

Creative workshop opens the public's eyes to Diabetes

3 March 2020

Using creative materials, the workshop allowed an exploration of questions that included 'Where is the pancreas? What does it do? What is type 1 diabetes?'.

Professor Monica Busse

Researchers produce first physiotherapy guidance for Huntington’s disease

28 February 2020

New global guidelines welcomed by patients and clinicians

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Global group to investigate links between rare genomic disorders and psychiatric conditions

26 February 2020

Cardiff University is among 14 institutions to receive multi-million pound funding

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Cardiff recognised as centre of excellence for ‘precision medicine’

24 February 2020

City named among six UK centres of excellence in medicine tailored to patients’ needs

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Fiction-writing competition for children launched in Wales and Namibia

14 February 2020

Competition run by Cardiff University’s Phoenix Project aims to inspire children to read

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International team delivers research breakthrough for leading cause of blindness

7 February 2020

Cardiff University work underpins research that could open up new routes for diagnosis and therapy

Professor Andrew Sewell with Research Fellow Garry Dolton in a lab

Discovery of new T-cell raises prospect of ‘universal’ cancer therapy

20 January 2020

Cardiff University study describes unconventional immune cell which could open up treatment of wide range of cancers in all patients

Dr Elliot Rees

Cardiff researchers identify new genetic link to schizophrenia

13 January 2020

Largest study of its kind sheds further light on underlying causes of mental health condition

First Minister Mark Drakeford; teacher Dr Anna Henderson; Phoenix Project lead Professor Judith Hall; Vice-Chancellor Professor Colin Riordan

Cardiff University project launches schools’ tree-planting initiative in Wales and Namibia

13 January 2020

Phoenix Trees for Schools Wales launched with tree-planting ceremony at Cardiff school

Professor Sophie Gilliat-Ray and Professor Ian Weeks

New Year Honours

9 January 2020

University community recognised for achievements