MAJOR CHARITY JOINS UP WITH UNIVERSITY CANCER RESEARCH CENTRE

LIVERPOOL, UK – 20 March 2014: The University of Liverpool has formed a new partnership with a leading cancer charity to help fund basic and translational research with the aim of improving cancer therapies and patient survival. North West Cancer Research (NWCR), which also incorporates Clatterbridge Cancer Research, will move its headquarters to the University’s Cancer Research Centre, in order to be closer to the research teams and the world-class facilities found at the...
 

Published: 1st April 2014

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INNOVATIVE CANCER VACCINE COULD CHANGE THE LIVES OF THOUSANDS OF

Oncologists test a brand new treatment method for fifth biggest cause of cancer related deaths. A Merseyside man becomes the first patient in the UK to be recruited to the trial. Experts at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre have been leading a project with researchers from across the UK to create an innovative cancer vaccine which can be used in conjunction with traditional treatments to help combat pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is responsible for over 9,000 deaths in the UK every year, w...
 

Published: 14th March 2014

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£3M DRUG SAFETY CENTRE INVESTMENT

The Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Drug Safety Science at the University of Liverpool has received three million pounds of new funding from MRC to allow it to continue reducing the impact of adverse reactions to medicinal drugs. Adverse drug reactions result in one in 15 hospital admissions and cost the NHS in excess of £650 million every year. They are also a significant cause of drug attrition for the pharmaceutical industry. The Centre addresses these problems by gaining an ...
 

Published: 29th January 2014

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PARTNERSHIP AND COLLABORATION KEY TO "RADICAL" BLUEPRINT FOR THE

LHP'S CHAIRMAN, SIR IAN GILMORE DELIVERED A "RADICAL" BLUEPRINT FOR THE FUTURE OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE IN LIVERPOOL YESTERDAY. In a report formally delivered to the Mayor yesterday, the Commission concluded that despite many successes in improving public health, the challenges around poverty, health conditions, an over reliance on hospital care and cuts in funding means that a radical and urgent shift is required to solve the issues Liverpool faces.  IT RECOMMENDS: reducing duplicati...
 

Published: 29th January 2014

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INSTITUTE OF INFECTION AND GLOBAL HEALTH AWARDED MORE THAN £7.5

INSTITUTE OF INFECTION AND GLOBAL HEALTH AWARDED MORE THAN £7.5

The University of Liverpool’s Institute of Infection and Global Health has been awarded more than £7.5M funding from the National Institute for Health Research to establish two Health Protection Research Units (HPRU). The HPRU’s will be established in partnership with Public Health England and other institutions, and will be national centres of excellence in multidisciplinary research to protect the nation’s health. One Liverpool HPRU will be in Emerging and Zoonotic In...
 

Published: 10th January 2014

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