£1.2m cash injection to be given to Stevenage Bioscience

Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership announced plans to invest an extra £1.2 million into Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst (SBC), in order to “help grow a world-class cell and gene therapy cluster.” The money will help reinforce the campus as a world class cell and gene therapy cluster, providing much-needed temporary accommodation for growing companies of that nature.

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Birmingham Scientist find new research could boost immunotherapy treatments

Cancer Research UK announces scientists have discovered a method to demolish the protective wall that surrounds tumours, potentially re-exposing them to the killing power of the immune system and immunotherapy treatments. A study (published in EBioMedicine) found that the new approach could help to boost the effects of innovative cancer treatments, such as CAR-T therapy, which so

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Scientists from University of California find link between brain immune cells and Alzheimer’s

Scientists from the Irvine School of Biological Sciences at the university of California, have discovered how to predict Alzheimer’s disease in a laboratory setting, meaning that could one day help in devising targeted drugs could prevent the disease. The researchers found that by removing brain immune cells known as microglia from rodent models of Alzheimer’s

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Scientist at UK’s first convergent science centre looking to use microbubbles to destroy cancer

As part of the new £13 million Cancer Research UK Convergence Science Centre at The Institute of Cancer Research, scientists are “re-imagining ultrasound technology to develop a treatment that can liquefy cancer cells in the body using microscopic bubbles” Cancer Research UK has announced the development of the new treatment that doesn’t require invasive surgery, in

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