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20th December 2022

First UK Food Safety Research Network projects funded to deliver safer foods

Six projects will receive £30,000-£62,000 of funding from the network. These projects were all selected as ready to initiate through the support of the network. Each project involves academic researchers partnering with commercial companies or government agencies in the food sector to deliver solutions...

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Katherine Seton

19th December 2022

Dr Katharine Seton receives funding to expand ME research

Katharine Seton from the Quadram Institute has been awarded a Solve M.E. Ramsay Research Grant to better understand premature ageing of the immune system in people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). The grant will build on current studies linking the immune response to...

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A microscopy image of a cross section of a tumour on a black background showing blood vessels in red and NRP1 & 2 in green and blue

13th December 2022

A Double Bind for Cancer

Hitting two targets at the same time may be the key to stopping the spread of aggressive cancers, according to research in mice. Researchers from the Quadram Institute and University of East Anglia found that tumour growth could be stopped by simultaneously targeting two...

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A Petri dish filled with reddish agar on which streaks of greenish E coli bacteria are growing

12th December 2022

Tracking the global spread of antimicrobial resistance

An international research team has provided valuable new information about what drives the global spread of genes responsible for antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in bacteria. The collaborative study, led by researchers at the Quadram Institute and the University of East Anglia, brought together experts from...

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A woman with blond hair wearing a red labcoat examines purple tomatoes in a greenhouse full of tomato plants.

29th November 2022

Diet and Health innovation boosted by new funding and partnership

The Quadram Institute and John Innes Centre will establish the Innovation Hub for Improving Health and Nutrition through Biofortification Hub to strengthen the UK’s position as a world-leader for research and commercialisation of biofortification – the development of crops, foods, feed and fodder with...

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24th November 2022

How bacteriophage resistance shapes Salmonella populations

Researchers from the Quadram Institute and the University of East Anglia have uncovered how resistance has helped drive the emergence of dominant strains of Salmonella. In addition to antimicrobial resistance, bacteriophage resistance may give these bugs a boost, in the short-term at least. With...

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An orange petri dish with the lid open, being held by two hands

21st November 2022

‘Playbook’ sets out ways to fight back against antimicrobial resistance

Published today in Nature Reviews Microbiology during World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, academics from the University of Birmingham and the Quadram Institute have drawn together the latest research to detail ways in which some of today’s bacteria are evading the world’s existing antibiotic defences. The...

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A microscopy image of virus particles that are shown emerging from the surface of a cell cultured in the lab.

11th November 2022

The arms race at the heart of diseases: new review summarises what we know about how our cells combat microbial invasion

A new review by Professor Tom Wileman from the Quadram Institute and University of East Anglia has pulled together what’s known about one critical aspect of this defence response – how cells target invading viruses, bacteria, and other microbes for destruction. These processes are...

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28th October 2022

Prof Nathalie Juge appointed Quadram’s Deputy Chief Scientific Officer

Professor Nathalie Juge has been appointed Deputy Chief Scientific Officer (DCSO) at the Quadram Institute. The Deputy CSO role supports the Chief Scientific Officer and both roles are pivotal to the development of the Institute’s scientific strategy and the scientific leadership of Quadram Institute...

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18th October 2022

Norfolk prostate cancer study finds place for broccoli in reducing progression

Researchers have shown that a compound derived from broccoli linked to reducing the risk and progression of prostate cancer accumulates in prostate tissue, providing evidence for how the protection may work. Scientists and clinicians from the Quadram Institute and Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital...

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