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Research Horizons Issue 33: Future Therapeutics

27 July 2017

The latest issue of Research Horizons focuses on future therapeutics and provides a snapshot of cutting-edge research from across the University of Cambridge. Nanobots small enough to move around our bloodstream, damaged hearts repaired with ‘off-the-shelf’ pieces of beating tissue, genetic diseases cured by ‘molecular...

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Entrepreneurs in Residence

Our Entrepreneurs in Residence are available to University of Cambridge staff for: Advice on the applicability of specific ideas to drug discovery, diagnostics & devices Advice on translational grant applications Discussions about progression of current translational research projects Work in conjunction with Cambridge...

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Development of optoacoustic imaging for breast cancer detection advanced by collaboration with Munich-based small company

In 2015, Professor Fiona Gilbert, Honorary Consultant Radiologist with Addenbrooke’s Hospital and Professor of Radiology at Cambridge University's School of Clinical Medicine, successfully applied for a grant from our Research Exchange scheme to carry out collaborative work with iThera Medical, a Munich-based spin out...

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Digi‐Vis: an all‐in‐one digital visual function assessment system

Dr Louise Allen is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon based at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and an Associate Lecturer at the University of Cambridge. After meeting with Entrepreneur-in-Residence, John Pritchard, Allen successfully applied for funding from Cambridge University Health Partners (CUHP) and from the MRC Confidence-in-...

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Biomedical science fellowships to be established after gift reflecting Vice-Chancellor's legacy

1 August 2017

Much of the world-changing research at the University of Cambridge is underpinned by postdocs - qualified researchers with fixed term contracts. With more postdoctoral researchers than most other institutions, Cambridge sees postdocs as key to its future research strength. Now, a gift from the members of the Collegiate...

Research Horizons Issue 33: Future Therapeutics

27 July 2017

The latest issue of Research Horizons focuses on future therapeutics and provides a snapshot of cutting-edge research from across the University of Cambridge. Nanobots small enough to move around our bloodstream, damaged hearts repaired with ‘off-the-shelf’ pieces of beating tissue, genetic diseases cured by ‘molecular...

Snip, snip, cure: correcting defects in the genetic blueprint

26 July 2017

Gene editing using ‘molecular scissors’ that snip out and replace faulty DNA could provide an almost unimaginable future for some patients: a complete cure. Cambridge researchers are working towards making the technology cheap and safe, as well as examining the ethical and legal issues surrounding one of the most exciting...