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Gene control company, Synpromics, has announced it will collaborate with the University College London (UCL) Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health for the development of novel gene therapies for pathologies affecting the haematopoietic system more

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Through identifying the way skin reacts to pathogens in older patients, a team of researchers from University College London (UCL) have found that blocking inflammation may help improve vaccine efficacy. more

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Researchers from the UCL Huntington’s Disease Centre have developed a drug that has been shown to be safe and well-tolerated in its first human trial, successfully lowering the level of harmful huntingtin protein in the nervous system more

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Drug resistance in HIV is rising to more than 10% in people with HIV who are preparing to start (or re-start) first-line antiretroviral therapy, according to a recently published meta-analysis. more

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Gene control company, Synpromics, has revealed its collaboration with University College London (UCL) for the generation of a range of synthetic gene promotors for the central nervous system (CNS) to develop a therapy for Parkinson’s disease. more

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According to new research from academia, a drug commonly used to treat gastric issues could potentially be useful in targeting the bacteria that cause tuberculosis (TB). more

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Supplier of standard and bespoke cleanroom microbiology solutions, Cherwell Laboratories, is continuing its support of the Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Sciences Society (PHSS) — UCL Q3P Annual Conference. more

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Here we count down the top five tweets from @EPM_magazine that have gained the most impressions this week, taken from Twitter analytics. more

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UK-based independent drug discovery expert and research partner, Sygnature Discovery, and University College London (UCL) School of Pharmacy have formed a partnership for a £1 million pancreatic cancer research project. more

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3M has announced that it has commissioned experts from the University College London (UCL) to conduct in-depth research evaluating how its Emphaze AEX Hybrid Purifier may be used in the biotech industry to improve continuous processing. more

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A new study, led by University College London, has demonstrated that a diabetes drug (exenatide) may offer potentially disease-modifying attributes to patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease. more

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The University College London Technology Fund has announced an investment of up to £1 million for the development of gene therapies more

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University College London (UCL) research shows that withdrawing donepezil from people with advanced stages of Alzheimer’s doubled their risk of being placed in a nursing home within a year more

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Varenicline helps smokers to quit but does not increase their risk of heart attack and depression says research published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine more

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UK startup MediSieve is working on a magnetic blood filtering device that captures and removes malaria infected red cells more

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Twelve new treatments, diagnostics and medical technologies will receive funding from the eighth round of the Biomedical Catalyst (BMC) more

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GSK and the Medical Research Council (MRC) are collaborating on an open innovation research initiative that aims to improve scientists’ understanding of inflammatory diseases that present a serious burden to patients. more

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