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3D image of human intestines

Immune system “friendly fire” could be to blame for bowel cancer deaths

17 February 2015

New research suggests that patients recovering from bowel cancer surgery may be at a higher risk of relapse if their blood shows an immune response to a particular protein, called carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA).

Diamond Light Source, the national synchrotron facility

Towards more targeted cancer vaccines

16 February 2015

Clearest picture yet of cancer’s immune response paves way for more accurate vaccines.

Norman Lamb and Jenny Willot visiting CUBRIC

Care Minister visits CUBRIC

13 February 2015

Care Minister witnesses Cardiff University’s ground-breaking contribution to mental health research.

Kidney cross section in body

New test for acute kidney injury in development

13 February 2015

Could patients’ urine predict killer condition before it strikes?

Peter Wells as St David Awards announcement

Engineer shortlisted for honour recognising ‘exceptional achievements’

12 February 2015

Professor Peter Wells pioneered medical ultrasound scanning.

CCTV cameras

Fight-sensing cameras to cut crime on Britain’s streets

12 February 2015

Cardiff researchers develop 'smart' cameras that guide police before anyone gets hurt.

Three men meeting for lunch

World Cancer Day

4 February 2015

Vice-Chancellor and Chancellor back healthier lifestyle call.

Professor Judith Hall with hospital equipment

‘I’ve seen the tragedy of a mum dying and losing her twins’

30 January 2015

Life-saving medical procedures are being taught in a sub-Saharan African country for the first time thanks to one of the University’s flagship engagement projects.

Flooded road with Flood triangle warning sign

Report reveals public attitudes to climate change

29 January 2015

The results of a new study led by the University, published a year on from the major winter flooding, show that the British public’s belief in the reality of climate change and its human causes rose significantly last year - and is now at its highest since 2005.

Hand holding chunk of seafloor sediment

Biscuits help resolve climate change controversy

29 January 2015

New analysis of seafloor sediments has provided scientists with direct evidence of dramatic natural changes in oceanic, atmospheric, climatic and ecological conditions, resolving long-standing controversy around climate change.