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27th July 2018

Spotlight on FMT

It may seem like a very unconventional treatment, but Faecal Microbiota Transplants, or FMT, have proven to be a highly effective way of helping people suffering from recurrent infections of Clostridium difficile. FMT involves taking a sample of faecal matter from a healthy donor,...

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20th July 2018

Norwich Research Park launches its new vision

Norwich Research Park has today unveiled its ambitious new vision looking ahead to 2030 and beyond. The Park is home to a wealth of world class research, its 3,000 scientists and clinicians work in some of the areas of greatest importance to society...

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18th July 2018

Seeking Principal Investigators in Microbiome Research

The Quadram Institute has a number of Principal Investigator roles within the our Gut Microbes and Health research programme to deliver scientific excellence and social and economic impact in microbiome research. We welcome applications from individuals undertaking exciting and innovative microbiome research that will...

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9th July 2018

Guidelines for setting shelf life of chilled foods in relation to non-proteolytic Clostridium botulinum

UK food industry and UK and Australian research organisations have produced this guidance, which is designed to ensure that sufficient information is provided by Food Business Operators (FBOs) and laboratories to arrive at valid decisions regarding the shelf life of chilled foods in relation...

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25th June 2018

Meet the Guardians of the Gut

Who are the scaled-down superheroes battling baddies in our gut, and keeping us in tip-top health? Find out as the Hall Lab at the Quadram Institute introduce you to the Guardians of the Gut at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2018. Our bodies...

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19th June 2018

Quadram Institute’s new science strategy offers innovation in food and health research

The Quadram Institute (QI) has launched its £40M new science strategy, positioning it at the forefront of research-based organisations delivering innovative solutions to global challenges in food-related disease and human health. Through its new science strategy, the QI is assembling the scientific expertise needed...

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22nd May 2018

QI scientist authors new book on the last days of Smallpox

Mark Pallen, a Research Leader at the Quadram Institute, has published a gripping account of the last outbreak of smallpox, which occurred forty years ago in the unlikely setting of suburban England. In his new book The Last Days of Smallpox: Tragedy in Birmingham,...

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16th May 2018

Coffee adulteration uncovered using new method

Researchers from the Quadram Institute have developed a new technique to distinguish between superior Arabica coffee and cheaper, lower quality Robusta. Using the new technique, a survey of ground roast coffee samples labelled as 100% Arabica found that 10% of these coffees contained significant...

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Katherine Seton

15th May 2018

ME Awareness Week

As part of ME awareness Week, PhD student Katharine Seton has blogged about her studies into this debilitating condition and also how she’s trying to raise money for Invest in ME Research. The 11th of May to the 17th of May 2018 is ME...

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14th May 2018

£40m to create a new interface between bioscience and medicine.

Scientists and clinicians will gain a greater understanding of the impact of food and health thanks to a £40M research investment in the new Quadram Institute. Researchers and clinicians are being brought together in the Quadram Institute and will work closely with funding bodies...

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