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Mr Ashook Soota and Professor Ian Charles signing paperwork at at table. In the foreground are the flags of India and the UK,

13th June 2024

SKAN Research Trust and Quadram to Develop Novel Microbial Therapies

SKAN Research Trust, promoted by Indian entrepreneur Mr. Ashok Soota, and UK-based Quadram Institute Bioscience today announced that they will apply the cutting-edge TraDIS-Xpress platform to study the action of traditional medical compounds on bacteria, thereby aiding in the reformulation and development of novel...

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Abstract digital illustration of wave forms and data points across Europe

4th June 2024

Why we need a 21st Century approach to ensuring food safety

Foodborne illness affected 1 in 10 people globally in 2010, causing over 400,000 deaths. Bacteria have a substantial contribution to this burden.  We’ve known for decades what some of the most dangerous bacterial species are and the potentially devastating effects they can have on...

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Houses of Parliament in Westminster London

30th May 2024

Quadram Institute scientists help inform parliamentary select committee on hidden hunger and ultraprocessed foods

The House of Lords select committee issued a call for evidence on food diet and obesity earlier this year. The committee is considering the role of foods, such as ‘ultra-processed foods’ (UPFs) and foods high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) in a healthy...

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Microscopy image of breast cancer cells which are stained pink

29th May 2024

New research to investigate role of gut bacteria in breast cancer

Dr Stephen Robinson and his team will investigate the function of gut bacteria in breast cancer, and how we could use it to fight against the disease, thanks to new funding from Breast Cancer Now. Bacteria living in our gut can affect our immune...

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An array of plant based products including vegetarian sausage, mince, burgers and nuggets on a pale green background, with scattered spinach leaves.

14th May 2024

Nutritional quality of plant-based products surveyed

Researchers from the Quadram Institute have carried out a comprehensive survey of the nutritional quality of plant-based products on sale in the UK. Dr Maria Traka and her team in the Food & Nutrition National Bioscience Research Infrastructure (NBRI) looked at over 2,500 plant-based...

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Front entrance of the Quadram Institute

13th May 2024

Hospital charity boost for Quadram clinical research fund

An innovation fund successfully pump priming clinical research projects between Quadram Institute scientists and doctors at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) is being expanded thanks to extra funding from the Norfolk & Norwich Hospitals Charity. The Quadram Institute Clinical Seedcorn Fund was...

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A man in a light shirt and dark trousers is sat in a black chair wearing a blindfold. His is let red by a small red light bulb on a table facing him

12th May 2024

New study to shine a light on ME

Researchers are testing the feasibility of red light therapy for patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)

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1st May 2024

Zero Hidden Hunger EU project to tackle micronutrient deficiency

Zero Hidden Hunger EU, a new, multi-partner European consortium led by University College Cork, has received nearly €10 million in funding for groundbreaking research into tackling micronutrient deficiency over the next four years. The Quadram Institute will be contributing its expertise to the project,...

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Dr Ngozi Elumogo and Professor Arjan Narbad

30th April 2024

Norwich hospital consultant helps update UK guidelines for medical use of Faecal Microbiota Transplant

A Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital consultant microbiologist and senior research fellow at the Quadram Institute has played a key role in the development of updated national clinical guidelines for the use of faecal microbiota transplant (FMT). Dr Ngozi Elumogo, consultant medical microbiologist, has...

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Campylobacter

16th April 2024

Quadram Institute microbiologist helps lead UN expert panel on Campylobacter

Dr Janecko was rapporteur for the United Nations joint Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) Joint Expert Meeting on the control of Campylobacter at a meeting held in Rome, Italy, in February 2023.  The role of rapporteur is to compile...

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