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7th July 2020

Microbiome miscommunication links to IBD

Outer Membrane Vesicles (OMVs) produced by certain gut bacteria have a key role in regulating the immune system that’s altered in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), according to a new research study comparing donated biopsy tissues from healthy people and IBD patients. Professor Simon Carding...


30th June 2020

How to share knowledge in a pandemic

Blog by Dr Nabil-Fareed Alikhan, Quadram Institute Postdoc and Micro Binfie co-chair When a pandemic hits the world but your research develops across a community of peers around the globe, how do you share knowledge when physically meeting has become impossible? That’s been the...


16th June 2020

New study into COVID-19 persistence in the gut is recruiting participants in Norwich

The Quadram Institute on the Norwich Research Park, working with the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, is looking to recruit participants who have tested positive for COVID-19, to help understand more about the virus. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19), caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus has...

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10th June 2020

New Chair and trustees appointed to Quadram Institute Bioscience

Dr Celia Caulcott succeeds Dr Tim Brears as Chair of the Board of Trustees of Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB). Dr Caulcott first joined the Board of Trustees in 2017, became Chair from 14 May 2020, and is joined by three new trustees. The new...


21st May 2020

New tool to translate communications between the microbiome and the body

A new tool developed by scientists at the Quadram Institute and Earlham Institute is helping to translate the complex communication between the microbiome and the body. The tool will be valuable for researchers trying to understand microbes influence health, the changes that lead to...


15th May 2020

Leading Canadian microbiologist joins Quadram Institute

Dr Matthew Gilmour is currently the Scientific Director General of Canada’s National Microbiology Laboratory (NML) and its teams based in Winnipeg, Guelph, and St. Hyacinthe. Dr Gilmour will start in his new role at Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB) on the Norwich Research Park, UK, in...


7th May 2020

Quadram researchers working on COVID-19 vaccine join WHO expert groups

Quadram Institute researchers who are working on a new drug delivery method for a COVID-19 vaccine have joined World Health Organization (WHO) expert advisory groups tackling the coronavirus. Professor Simon Carding of the Quadram Institute and University of East Anglia’s Norwich Medical School has...


6th May 2020

Chief Business Officer appointed for Quadram

Quadram Institute Bioscience has announced the appointment of Dr Graeme Brown as its first Chief Business Officer. Dr Brown will join the team at the Quadram Institute on the Norwich Research Park from his position as Director of Technology Transfer at Queen Mary University...


1st May 2020

Sweet enzymes from gut bacteria: from discovery to diagnostics

As well as providing information about how a healthy microbiome is established and maintained, the new enzyme might be useful in diagnosing diabetes and certain cancers. The gut microbiome plays an important role in human health and understanding how changes in the population of...


28th April 2020

Norwich Research Park Biorepository goes live with new laboratory management system

A biobank for health research based on the Norwich Research Park has successfully gone live with a new laboratory management system and is now supporting Norfolk’s COVID-19 research efforts. The Norwich Research Park Biorepository is a partnership between Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH),...


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