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Scientists say they are a step closer to solving chronic bladder diseases

Posted on Thursday 16 March 2017

Scientists have begun to unlock the genetic code to understand how the lining of the bladder functions as a barrier to store urine - paving the way for possible new treatments for chronic bladder diseases such as interstitial cystitis and cancer.


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Properties behind cancer curing molecule

Posted on Tuesday 28 February 2017

Scientists at the Universities of York and Huddersfield have improved understanding of a molecule that destroys cancerous tumours without harming healthy cell tissue.


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Cracking ‘Enigma code’ of common cold

Posted on Friday 24 February 2017

Scientists at the Universities of York, Leeds, and Helsinki say they are a step closer to cracking, what scientists have called, the 'Enigma Code' of the common cold virus.


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Predator threat boosts friendships among guppies

Posted on Friday 3 February 2017

Danger from predators causes animals to form stronger friendships, according to new research.


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New antibiotic for gonorrhoea

Posted on Wednesday 4 January 2017

Scientists at the University of York have harnessed the therapeutic effects of carbon monoxide-releasing molecules to develop a new antibiotic which could be used to treat the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhoea.


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Could disease 'tolerance' genes give new life to UK ash trees?

Posted on Tuesday 3 January 2017

Professor Ian Bancroft and Dr Andrea Harper have identified genetic markers for disease tolerance that suggest UK ash trees may have a fighting chance against a lethal fungal infection.


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Fri
5
May

Bacterial determinants that facilitate the interaction between Staphylococcus aureus and skin in atopic dermatitis

1.00PM, K/018

Joan Geoghegan, Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Trinity College Dublin.

Fri
12
May

Innovative Use of Artificial Neural Networks to Infer the Pharmacological Mechanisms of Drug Evoked Clinical Responses

1.00PM, K/018

Dr. Jonathan Wagg, Roche Pharmaceutical Research and Early Development

Tue
23
May

The Plant Lytic Vacuole: Space-Filler, Garbage Bag, or Something More Interesting?

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Prof. Dale Sanders, John Innes Centre

Tue
30
May

Trans-generational environmental signalling in plants and the maternal control of progeny properties

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr. Steve Penfield, John Innes Centre

Fri
2
Jun

Novel tools for dissecting the specific role of Kupffer cells in liver homeostasis and disease

1.00PM, K/018

Professor Martin Guilliams, Professor, Ghent University - Faculty of Science, Teamleader - VIB Inflammation Research Center, Belgium

Tue
6
Jun

Improving photosynthesis, the engine of life

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Prof. Martin Parry, Lancaster University

Fri
9
Jun
Tue
13
Jun

TBC

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr. Steve Kelly, University of Oxford