Liverpool leads new £4.7m Zika vaccine project

Liverpool leads new £4.7m Zika vaccine project

The University of Liverpool is leading on a major new collaborative project to develop a Zika virus vaccine that is suitable for use in pregnancy. LHP Infection Lead, Professor Neil French, is one of the project leads on the collaboration which is supported by a £4.7million award from the Department of Health and Social Care. The new project is managed by Innovate UK and aims to take two new vaccine candidates through to a clinical trial in humans within the next three years.  ...
 

Published: 23rd February 2018

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Join the Research Scholars Programme

Join the Research Scholars Programme

The new 2018 Research Scholars Programme is now launched and open for applications. The Clinical Research Network, North West Coast is seeking clinicians who are early career researchers and who wish to become clinical research leaders in the future. Aspiring to lead and collaborate in cutting edge research, offering new opportunities for patients being treated in the NHS. You may be a new consultant, an allied healthcare professional, a general practitioner or nurse who is involved in NIHR res...
 

Published: 21st February 2018

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Successful Genomics Education collaboration

Successful Genomics Education collaboration

A collaboration between the Universities of Manchester and Liverpool has been chosen to deliver Health Education England's (HEE) Masters programme in Genomic Medicine.  The University of Manchester tender was coordinated by Professor Phil Padfield and Dr Forbes Manson with input from the Greater Manchester NHS Genomic Medical Centre (GMC).  In Liverpool, the bid was facilitated by Liverpool Health Partners (LHP), a partnership between the University of Liverpool and the Liverpool Trus...
 

Published: 16th February 2018

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Research findings in proton beam therapy

Research findings in proton beam therapy

We are very pleased to share this news from one of our partners, the University of Liverpool.   New research highlights how cancer cells repair themselves following proton beam therapy Collaborative research conducted in Liverpool and Oxford, published in The Red Journal, identifies the specific cellular process that helps cells damaged as a result of proton beam therapy, repair themselves. Proton beam therapy (PBT) is a type of radiation treatment that uses protons to treat cancer....
 

Published: 16th February 2018

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NIHR Alder Hey CRF Operational Manager vacancy

NIHR Alder Hey CRF Operational Manager vacancy

The CRF Operational Manager role at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital is currently out to advert (see attached link) – please feel free to share this information with colleagues who may be interested.  The NIHR Alder Hey CRF is an integral part of LHP’s resource and infrastructure supporting experimental medicine and early / late phase clinical trials in Liverpool.  The role is critical to the delivery of the NIHR Alder Hey CRF Strategy, the Joint Liverpool CRF Strategy,...
 

Published: 9th February 2018

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