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8th April 2020

Adulterated argan oil uncovered through new analytical method.

In recent years, argan oil, also known as Moroccan liquid gold, has become sought after as an ingredient in cosmetics and health products, significantly increasing its value. Using a benchtop NMR machine developed by Oxford Instruments, the method can screen for quality and authenticity,...

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7th April 2020

New evidence for the protective role of the microbiome in early life

Researchers at the Quadram Institute and the University of East Anglia found that in very young mice, the cells lining the gut receive protection from inflammatory damage by their gut microbes and metabolites these produce. This protection appears to be lost with age as...

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6th April 2020

Coronavirus targeted by Eastern Arc collaboration

Eastern Arc researchers at the University of East Anglia based in the Quadram Institute and the School of Biosciences at the University of Kent are working to help generate a vaccine against coronavirus and providing support to a key company developing urgently required antigen...

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23rd March 2020

Quadram Institute joins UK launch of whole genome sequence to map spread of Coronavirus

Government and scientific community back new genome sequencing consortium to map spread of COVID-19 £20M investment will allow scientists and clinicians to unlock secrets of the disease The genetic code could arm public health agencies and clinicians with a unique, cutting-edge tool to combat...

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Martin Warren

28th February 2020

Professor Martin Warren to lead Quadram’s Food Innovation and Health programme

Professor Martin Warren has been appointed as the new lead for the Quadram Institute’s Food Innovation and Health science programme. Prof Warren is a biochemist and is originally from Northern Ireland. A Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Kent’s School of Biosciences, Martin...

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26th February 2020

New pork nutrient data reflects pig production changes

The results of the analytical survey on the nutrient content of key cuts of pork, last carried out in 1992, reflect key changes in pig production in recent years, including new breeds, changes in diet and supplementation, as well as giving insight into newer...

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26th February 2020

Collaboration tackling typhoid fever in Zimbabwe

Professor Rob Kingsley and Dr Gaetan Thilliez from the Quadram Institute are teaming up with Prof. Neil Hall of the Earlham Institute and Dr Sekesai Zinyowera and Tapfumanei Mashe of the National Microbiology Reference Laboratory in Harare to investigate the association of Salmonella Typhi...

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Invest in ME research

18th February 2020

Event introduces the RESTORE-ME trial

At a public meeting held at the Quadram Institute in February, a team of researchers from the Norwich Research Park outlined their plans for a new behind a new project investigating ME. The study, called RESTORE-ME, is being funded thanks top the generous support...

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12th February 2020

New sequencing platform uncovers genomic adaptations to common household antibacterial

Scientists from the Quadram Institute and University of East Anglia on the Norwich Research Park have developed a new platform technology to study how bacteria survive and grow following exposure to a range of challenging, or stress-inducing conditions. The work which was in collaboration...

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10th February 2020

Students visit the Quadram Institute to get a taste of food research on European tour

A group of students from Wageningen University in the Netherlands visited the Quadram Institute, as part of a tour of European food and health institutes, universities and companies. The students are at the end of their third and final year of the bachelor’s or...

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