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20th February 2019

Abnormal cellular process implicated in gut inflammation and onset of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Elevated levels of the key cellular process of apoptosis have been implicated in intestinal inflammation and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in a new study from the Quadram Institute. IBD is a long-term, painful and debilitating condition characterised by inflammation in the gut. Over 300,000...

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24th January 2019

Quadram Institute welcomes new UK 5-year action plan for antimicrobial resistance

At the World Economic Forum at Davos, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock MP announced the UK’s five-year national action plan for tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Within Quadram Institute Bioscience, understanding antimicrobial resistance is a key research priority for our Microbes in the Food...

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23rd January 2019

Trustee Director

Quadram Institute Bioscience is looking to appoint a trustee director with significant financial and business experience at a senior level. Trustees make a meaningful contribution to our development and success and we need an experienced trustee to join our board. With commercial acumen you...

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23rd January 2019

Food: the Vital Ingredient book launches including chapter from Quadram Institute author

Professor Peter Wilde from the Quadram Institute has authored a chapter in a new book: “Food: the Vital Ingredient.” Edited by A. Bryan Hanley and Wendy R. Russell, and published by Nova Science Publishers, “Food: The Vital Ingredient” takes an expert look at the...

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21st January 2019

Gut health clinical research brings together scientists and clinicians at the Quadram Institute

The Quadram Institute (QI) is the latest centre of excellence to be opened on the Norwich Research Park. It brings together clinicians from the Gastroenterology Department of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) with scientists from Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB) offering the opportunity...

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11th January 2019

Why we should look to increase our dietary fibre intake

A new review and meta-analysis, published in The Lancet, has underlined the importance of having a diet rich in dietary fibre to maintaining good health. By looking at dozens of observational studies and randomised controlled trials over decades of research, an overall picture emerges...

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14th December 2018

Award recognises fruitful collaboration with Jiangsu Province, China

Professor Arjan Narbad from the Quadram Institute on the Norwich Research Park has received a prestigious award by China’s Jiangsu Province. The competitive award is presented to foreign nationals who have made significant contribution or formed successful collaborations with Jiangsu Province. Arjan was nominated...

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14th December 2018

Different bacterial strains vary in their ability to restore the microbiome after antibiotic treatment

A new study from the Quadram Institute and Jiangnan University has highlighted how different strains of probiotic bacteria differed in their ability to restore the microbiota of mice that had received antibiotics. Antibiotics are administered to combat disease-causing bacteria, but their effects are indiscriminate...

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13th December 2018

Year 10 Science Camp open for applications

Applications are now open for the 2019 Year 10 Science Camp. If you are currently a student in Year 10, being educated in Norfolk or Suffolk, and are interested in a career in science, the Year 10 Science Camp is a fantastic opportunity to...

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Oscar Gonzalez

10th December 2018

Speed-breeding: from space to the benchtop

Scientists from the Norwich Research Park recently announced how they’ve adapted speed-breeding technology originally developed by NASA to improve the productivity of crop plant breeding programmes. Here Oscar Gonzalez from the Quadram Institute blogs about his role in this project. Oscar worked with colleagues...

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