Discovery of potent parasite protein may lead to new therapeutic options for inflammatory bowel conditions
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:34:00 GMT
A single protein from a worm parasite may one day offer new therapeutic options for treating inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn’s or Ulcerative Colitis, that avoid the potentially serious side effects of current immunosuppressant medications.
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:02:00 GMT
The College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences (MVLS) is proud to announce the historic signing of an agreement that signifies the commencement of a joint PhD programme with the Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital at Mahidol University, Thailand's top research-intensive University. This is the first ever International Joint PhD program supported by the College.
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 20:00:00 GMT
Depletion of a fatty molecule in human blood propels malaria parasites to stop replicating and causing illness in people and instead to jump ship to mosquitoes to continue the transmission cycle, according to a new study by an international research team co-led by the University of Glasgow.
Thu, 02 Nov 2017 23:59:00 GMT
Young or middle aged people with Atrial Fibrillation (AF), the most common heart rhythm abnormality, are at greater risk of death if they have other long term health conditions, according to a new study.
Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:01:00 GMT
Researchers from the University of Glasgow are set to co-lead a new precision medicine study for prostate cancer as part of a major new research programme launched today by men’s health charity, Prostate Cancer UK.
Tue, 03 Oct 2017 14:17:00 BST
The College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences’ (MVLS) ‘four aces’ – Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing and Veterinary Medicine – have been placed in the top 1 or 2 in the UK in each of their subjects in The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.
Fri, 04 Aug 2017 11:06:00 BST
Thu, 03 Aug 2017 09:37:00 BST
A University of Glasgow spinout which is developing a promising new treatment for tendon problems in humans and horses has received a £1m investment from Mediqventure and the Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise.
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 10:01:00 BST
Professor Sarah Cleaveland, Professor of Comparative Epidemiology based at the University of Glasgow’s Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, has been awarded the prestigious Leeuwenhoek Medal from the Royal Society for her pioneering work towards the eradication of rabies throughout the world.
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 10:21:00 BST
The Department of Health has announced that an MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit led project is one of 33 successful recipients of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Global Health Research Fund to establish new Global Health Research Units and Groups.
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 10:46:00 BST
Many animal species suffer reduced reproductive success in urban habitats, despite wide-spread supplementation of breeding and feeding opportunities. In some years, the breeding success of city birds is devastatingly low.
Wed, 05 Jul 2017 22:00:00 BST
Medication, including beta-blockers, may be so effective in reducing the risk of sudden death in heart failure that the overall benefit of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) may be uncertain.
Fri, 12 May 2017 10:32:00 BST
People who have served in the Armed Forces do not have a greater risk of suicide overall than people who have never served in the military, but there is an increased risk in certain groups, according to a study by the University of Glasgow.
Thu, 11 May 2017 14:11:00 BST
Professor Richard Cogdell, Hooker Chair of Botany at the Institute of Molecular Cell and Systems Biology, has been awarded a Fellowship of the International Carotenoid Society as well as their Trevor Goodwin Award.
Tue, 09 May 2017 08:00:00 BST
Lyme disease – an infection contracted from the bite of an infected tick– is an important emerging disease in the UK, and is increasing in incidence in people in the UK and large parts of Europe and North America.
CRT Pioneer Fund, Cancer Research UK and NCI Collaborate to boost research against the 'undruggable' RAS
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:56:00 BST
Cancer Research UK and the Cancer Research Technology Pioneer Fund (CPF)* have committed £2.5 million in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in the US to tackle one of the toughest challenges in cancer that has thwarted researchers for more than 30 years.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
University of Glasgow scientists are set to receive up to £8 million from Cancer Research UK to lead a project that could transform pancreatic cancer trials in the UK, with patients being selected based on their individual tumour.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 13:51:00 GMT
Prof Tessa Holyoake, Professor of Experimental Haematology at the University of Glasgow’s Paul O'Gorman Leukaemia Research Centre, has been awarded the prestigious Rowley Prize by the International CML Foundation (iCMLf).
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:00:00 GMT
Professor Mandy MacLean named the 2017 recipient of the Reynold Spector Award in Clinical Pharmacology
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:33:00 GMT