Articles tagged with 'biology' | University of Manchester

Newsroom University of Manchester (biology)

2024
09
February
2024
| 09:00 Europe/London
In an exciting moment for the future of UK Biobank, this week (Wednesday 7 February) the organisation welcomed the Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology, Michelle Donelan, to Bruntwood SciTech’s Manchester Science Park to official...
Read more
02
February
2024
| 11:21 Europe/London
A class of molecules playing a crucial role in the regulation of gene expression and other cellular processes can restore normal skin structure rather than producing a scar, a University of Manchester led study in mice and humans suggests....
Read more
2023
20
December
2023
| 09:39 Europe/London
The video from a  groundbreaking debate on animal research held at The University of Manchester's  Whitworth hall has been published.
Read more
14
November
2023
| 10:00 Europe/London
Consistent daily patterns of exercise and rest can synchronise the local body clocks associated with joints and spine with the brain clock, potentially helping individuals to maintain skeletal health, improve athletic performance and avoid injury, re...
Read more
04
August
2023
| 11:40 Europe/London
 Scientific research involving animals is a vital tool for understanding and treating diseases; scientists can recreate aspects of human diseases and investigate how the complicated array of body systems respond. Nevertheless, it is an ethical questi...
Read more
13
July
2023
| 09:56 Europe/London
Today, 13 July 2023, Understanding Animal Research (UAR) has published a list of the ten organisations that carry out the highest number of animal procedures – those used in medical, veterinary, and scientific research – in Great Britain. These stati...
Read more
02
June
2023
| 12:58 Europe/London
Andreas Prokop, University of ManchesterFruit flies can be truly annoying when they are buzzing around your living room or landing in your wine. But we have much to thank these tiny nuisances for – they revolutionised biological and medical science.F...
Read more
04
May
2023
| 04:46 Europe/London
The University of Manchester is among eight institutions to receive a share of £73 million in Wellcome funding to establish a Discovery Research Platform for Cell-Matrix Biology.
Read more
25
April
2023
| 16:00 Europe/London
A previously overlooked letter and a news article that was never published, both written in 1953, add to other lines of evidence showing Rosalind Franklin was an equal contributor — not a victim — in the discovery of DNA’s structure....
Read more
17
March
2023
| 10:23 Europe/London
Schoolchildren from across Greater Manchester flocked to Manchester Museum to see what was on offer for the annual British Science week from 10 – 19 of March.
Read more
12
March
2023
| 20:04 Europe/London
A collaborative therapeutic development project between researchers at The University of Manchester and Duke University in the United States, has received funding from Four Points Innovation, a private company wholly-owned by affiliates of Deerfield ...
Read more
06
March
2023
| 16:11 Europe/London
Scientists are searching for volunteers in the Manchester area with a family link to dementia or Alzheimer’s disease to help them better understand the connection between air pollution and brain health....
Read more
24
February
2023
| 07:55 Europe/London
Researchers will tell an international conference today (24/02/23) that an investigational gene therapy for Sanfilippo syndrome - which leads to a form of childhood dementia - has shown promising early results in a proof-of-concept study....
Read more
22
February
2023
| 16:00 Europe/London
A study using fruit flies, led by researchers at The Universities of Manchester and Leicester, supported by the National Physical Laboratory, has suggested that the animal world’s ability to sense a magnetic field may be more widespread than previous...
Read more
2022
20
December
2022
| 17:00 Europe/London
An interdisciplinary team led by University of Manchester scientists has adapted a technique originally developed to analyse data from stars to devise a way of accurately measuring the human body clock in hospital patients....
Read more
14
December
2022
| 10:45 Europe/London
A team who led the research for a world-first genetic test that could save the hearing of hundreds of babies each year, has won the New Statesman Positive Impact in Healthcare Award 2022.
Read more
07
December
2022
| 16:00 Europe/London
The University of Manchester has bagged a prestigious openness award for its pioneering work on communicating animal research to the public.
Read more
07
November
2022
| 16:00 Europe/London
Professor Judith Hoyland, Vice-Dean and  Head of  School of Biological Sciences at The University of Manchester has been given a Lifetime Research Achievement Award by the Philadelphia Spine Research Society....
Read more
03
October
2022
| 17:00 Europe/London
Mice who have been tricked into thinking they are fasting manage inflammation more easily, according to neurobiologists at The University of Manchester and collaborators from the University of Naples ‘Federico II’, in Italy....
Read more
25
August
2022
| 15:21 Europe/London
A study by University of Manchester neuroscientists into the effect of surprise on our memory has inadvertently discovered a method which might help us to perform better in exams.
Read more
08
August
2022
| 15:47 Europe/London
Apple trees respond to a common viral infection by targeting a gene in the same pathway that genetic scientists are aiming at, find scientists from The University of Manchester
Read more
19
July
2022
| 08:23 Europe/London
An international group of leading scientists publish recommendations for updating existing standards for determining the disease-causing potential of genomic variants, harnessing insights from Genomics England rare disease participants...
Read more
20
June
2022
| 20:00 Europe/London
A breakthrough in our understanding of Alzheimer’s disease has revealed changes to blood vessels in the brain, potentially presenting a path for developing new drugs to help fight the disease, according to University of Manchester research funded by ...
Read more
17
May
2022
| 16:19 Europe/London
Scientists at The University of Manchester have taken an important step towards finding a treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most common form of adult blindness in the developed world....
Read more
12
May
2022
| 13:00 Europe/London
The University of Manchester has retained its status as one of the top Universities in the country for openness in animal research.
Read more
11
April
2022
| 09:02 Europe/London
A dietary  supplement sold over the counter could be toxic and should not be used until it is shown to be safe, biologists from the Universities of Manchester and Kyoto have discovered.
Read more
31
March
2022
| 16:15 Europe/London
Untreatable wounds are likely to get better when the levels of a biochemical catalyst found in the skin increases, find scientists at The University of Manchester.
Read more
11
March
2022
| 09:14 Europe/London
To celebrate British Science Week (11 to 20 march), The University of Manchester is today launching  a special website of online resources developed by researchers, lecturers, staff and students....
Read more
13
January
2022
| 13:46 Europe/London
The journey to a pig-heart transplant began 60 years agoOn Friday, January 7 2022, David Bennett became the world’s first person to successfully receive a transplant of a pig’s heart. The eight-hour-long operation by surgeons at the University of Mar...
Read more
13
January
2022
| 08:17 Europe/London
With omicron having rapidly driven up COVID infections, attention is once again focusing on antibodies, and reasonably so. They play a critical role in fighting off viruses and are important for preventing the coronavirus infecting our cells. This is...
Read more