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Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences

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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Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences receives Wellcome funding to support translational research

7 December 2017

The Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences (CATS) has been awarded £1million over two years by Wellcome as a part of a new scheme to find new ways to translate scientific discoveries into real world impact. Cambridge is one six institutions to receive funding to create partnerships with Wellcome. The others are the...

Join Medical i-Teams for Lent Term – APPLY by 11th DECEMBER

4 December 2017

Interested in commercialising new medical inventions and matching them to user needs? Looking for some hands-on experience? Then read on! The Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences is collaborating with Cambridge i-Teams to offer an exciting opportunity to early career researchers across the University. By joining a...

New £50 million centre for neurodegenerative disorders

31 October 2017

Gifts totalling more than £32 million, together with government funds of over £17 million, have enabled the launch of a highly innovative Centre in Cambridge that is pioneering new approaches to understand and treat neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, motor neurone disease and...