Drug delivery market witnesses significant growth
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Drug delivery market witnesses significant growth

Developing new ways of delivering drugs has become big business with companies now investing many millions of pounds in seeking the next big breakthrough.

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The science behind the breakthrough
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The science behind the breakthrough

The new technique, called “early pronuclear transfer”, involves transplanting the nuclear DNA from a fertilised egg into a donated egg, which contains healthy mitochondria, on the day of…

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Three-Parent Babies a step closer after regulations grant approval
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Three-Parent Babies a step closer after regulations grant approval

Occasionally in the world of science, a breakthrough comes along that is so startling that it turns conventional thinking on its head.

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David Cameron – why I care
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David Cameron – why I care

Here, David Cameron explains why he is so committed to supporting research into dementia.

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Former Prime Minister takes on key Dementia research role
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Former Prime Minister takes on key Dementia research role

Former Prime Minister David Cameron has become the new President of Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.

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Cell line technology
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Researchers are making great strides
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Researchers are making great strides

We have made great strides in the fight against heart disease over the past 50 years. Since 1961, when the British Heart Foundation was established, the annual number…

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Hope as research unlocks the secrets of heart disease
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Creating an encyclopaedia of mammalian gene function
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Creating an encyclopaedia of mammalian gene function

The International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium (IMPC) is working to provide freely available information about the function of every gene in the mouse genome, based on the focused efforts…

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Research deepens understanding of genes
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Research deepens understanding of genes

Central to effective gene therapies is understanding the way genes work and a new yeast study has suggested that a third of them are involved in metabolism.

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Genome editing offers hope for
leukaemia sufferers
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Genome editing offers hope for
leukaemia sufferers

The science of gene editing continues to advance with the announcement by researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute of a new approach to tackling myeloid leukaemia (AML).

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Hygiene breakthroughs provide promise of success
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Hygiene breakthroughs provide promise of success

For Dr Pattanathu Rahman, Director of TeeGene Biotech, a Teesside University spinout venture based at the Wilton Centre in Redcar, some of the biggest breakthroughs in the next…

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Hope in the treatment of kidney disease
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Hope in the treatment of kidney disease

Research into kidney disease is offering hope for sufferers in the years to come.

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A new approach to reduce the impact of ageing
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A new approach to reduce the impact of ageing

For Newcastle University Professor Thomas Zglinicki the biggest challenge that lies ahead for medical researchers is tackling age-related multimorbidity, the incidence of people living with several long-term conditions…

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Fledgling printing technology offers hope
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Fledgling printing technology offers hope

One of the big medical changes ahead could relate to the production of tissue for implants, combining 3-D printing technology and bioscience.

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Exciting times in the field of asthma research
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Exciting times in the field of asthma research

One of the areas in which truly exciting advances are being made is asthma, one of the commonest chronic diseases on the planet.

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