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19th September 2019

New podcast for microbial bioinformatics community

Dr Andrew Page and Dr Nabil-Fareed Alikhan from the Quadram Institute and Dr Lee Katz from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have produced the Micro Binfie Podcast for scientists, researchers and clinicians working in microbial bioinformatics. “It’s a small niche community, spread...

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16th September 2019

New endoscopy unit praised for “exceptional patient experience”

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital’s endoscopy service has been described as the best in the country following an inspection. Assessors from the Joint Advisory Group (JAG) on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, which is hosted by the Royal College of Physicians, visited the new unit at...

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4th September 2019

Help us shape our future research

You are invited to join us at the Quadram Institute for a focus group event with Professor Simon Carding and Dr Cathrina Edwards to discuss our research into how gut microbes and food interact to promote health and prevent disease.

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Antibiotic resistance

27th August 2019

Antibiotic usage associated with increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis

A new study has provided evidence that antibiotic usage is associated with an increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. Researchers from the Quadram Institute and Keele University analysed data from primary care medical records. They found that the odds of developing rheumatoid arthritis were...

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15th August 2019

New study to test the benefits of broccoli and garlic for prostate health

The study, which will take place at the NNUH-run Clinical Research Facility at the Quadram Institute, will involve 40 patients who are due to receive a biopsy for suspected or previously diagnosed prostate cancer.

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2nd August 2019

International internship investigates kefir

Mariano Malamud, a researcher from the National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) in Argentina, has recently started an internship in Professor Nathalie Juge’s group in the Quadram Institute. Mariano works on Lactobacillus kefiri, one of the most abundant lactobacilli species isolated from...

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31st July 2019

GP Fellowship to develop ME/CFS champions for Norfolk

The Quadram Institute and the charity Invest in ME Research are partnering with Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to provide a GP Fellowship aimed at improving outcomes for patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) in Norfolk and Waveney. ME/CFS is a debilitating,...

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26th July 2019

Call for participants to workshop on: ‘Understanding Drivers of Antimicrobial Resistance in the Food Chain’

Under the Researcher Links scheme within the Newton Fund the Quadram Institute and South China Agricultural University will be holding a workshop on the above theme in Gunagzhou, China between November 18-20, 2019. The workshop aims to help make new connections, identify shared research...

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24th June 2019

New rapid test can diagnose pneumonia and other lower respiratory infections

Scientists at the Quadram Institute and the University of East Anglia (UEA) have developed a new, rapid way of diagnosing bacterial lower respiratory tract infections in hours rather than days, that could improve patient care and slow the spread of antimicrobial resistance.  The method...

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18th June 2019

Scientists speed network at college careers event

Priscilla Walsh, Shikha Saha and Paul Needs, from the Kroon and Mithen groups recently attended the Wymondham College Sixth Form Sixth Form Speed Networking event. The event was organised to give Year 12 students an insight into different career options. Here Priscilla blogs about...

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