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A medical illustration of drug–resistant, nontyphoidal, Salmonella sp. bacteria. Original image sourced from US Government department: Public Health Image Library, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

22nd September 2022

Emergence of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria tracked in real time

Cutting-edge technology has allowed scientists to watch bacteria developing antimicrobial resistance in real-time, according to new research published in Microbial Genomics. Single-cell genomics and analysis, being pioneered at the Earlham Institute in Norwich, could help to chronicle the appearance of genetic mutations that allow...

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A dark blue image with lighter blue microbe-like spherical forms.

20th September 2022

Naming unnamed species of bacteria in the age of big data

In a recently published paper, researchers in the UK and Austria have named over 65.000 different kinds of microbes. The study, led by Professor Mark Pallen at the Quadram Institute in Norwich, draws on a long tradition of creating well-formed but arbitrary Latin names...

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11th August 2022

£1.8m study into IBS food supplements launches

A new study is launching that will investigate how new cellulose-based food supplements could help people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

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microscopy image showing bacteriophages on bacterial cells

27th July 2022

The Phage of Enlightenment: new study to uncover role of bacteriophages in the microbiome

Bacteriophages in the microbiome are the focus of a new project at the Quadram Institute that will uncover how they interact with the gut to influence health.

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26th July 2022

Quadram communications team shortlisted for top public relations awards

The Quadram Institute communications team has been shortlisted for two prestigious Chartered Institute of Public Relations awards.

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28th June 2022

Maternal microbiome promotes healthy development of baby

Researchers studying mice have found the first evidence of how a mother’s gut microbes, the maternal microbiome, can help in the development of the placenta, and the healthy growth of the baby.

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23rd June 2022

Quadram Institute scientists support Big C Nourish & Nurture Programme

Food scientists at the Quadram Institute are supporting Big C’s new 12-week patient-centred nutrition and wellness intervention programme for individuals living with cancer.

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20th June 2022

Major investment for faecal microbiota transplant facility in Norwich

A pioneering faecal microbiota treatment implemented locally by scientists and NHS doctors at the Quadram Institute for people with recurrent infections of a superbug will benefit from a £500,000 investment in new facilities.

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7th June 2022

Physiology graduates contribute £22.6 billion to the UK economy every year

A new report launching in Parliament today and featuring a case study from Dr Priscilla Day-Walsh from the Quadram Institute shows that physiology graduates contribute £22.6 billion to the UK economy ever year.

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7th June 2022

Quadram Institute hosts new Food Safety Network tackling £9 billion food safety challenge

The Food Standards Agency and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) have invested £1.6m into a new Food Safety Research Network, hosted by the Quadram Institute,l to tackle food poisoning

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