£4M awarded to University of Liverpool eye cancer specialists

  Scientists at the University of Liverpool have been awarded a £4 million Horizon 2020 grant as part of a European consortium investigating eye cancer. Uveal melanoma (UM) is a cancer that arises from the pigment cells (melanocytes) in the eye. Currently there is no effective treatment for metastatic uveal melanoma, which occurs in about half of the patients with this cancer. Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme with ...
 

Published: 5th October 2015

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LHPs increasing prominence in the Northern Powerhouse

LHPs increasing prominence in the Northern Powerhouse

Liverpool Health Partners, Rosalind Way received a personal invitation to attend the Northern Powerhouse reception as part of the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. This reflects the Liverpool City Regions increasing importance in the work of promoting investment in the North, both nationally and internationally, following recent visits to China. LHPs publication of the PRiME report, as highlighted in a previous article, is a perfect example of the industry; higher education and health...
 

Published: 5th October 2015

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Innovative PRiME Report Launched

Download PRiME Executive Summary - September 2015   An innovative plan has been developed by the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), the North West Coast Academic Health Science Network (NWC AHSN) and Liverpool Health Partners (LHP) to enable the Liverpool City Region (LCR) to become the fastest place in the UK to develop and commercialise quality research in precision medicine.   And with Liverpool Health Partners (LHP) as lead delivery partner, a report e...
 

Published: 17th September 2015

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The FUTURE Initiative

The FUTURE Initiative

                     The Problem During the early development phases of some drugs, there have been phase I studies in genotyped volunteers to assess the impact of the genetic polymorphism on drug disposition. However, this is relatively uncommon, and usually is limited because of the small numbers studied, focus on the most well-known polymorphisms, and lack of assessment of combinations of polymorphisms. The major problem is the l...
 

Published: 17th September 2015

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New Alder Hey in the Park

New Alder Hey in the Park

“Through research and innovation, by providing a world-class, child centred, centre of expertise that is internationally competitive, to improve the health, well-being and outcomes for babies, children and young people locally, nationally and internationally”   Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust provides care for over 275,000 children and young people every year. Alder Hey delivers clinical excellence for all children, for routine illnesses as well as very complex...
 

Published: 17th September 2015

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