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24th March 2022

Positive evaluation of new method for rapid drug-resistant tuberculosis profiling

Drug-resistance is a major barrier to global efforts to reduce incidence of TB, which was the second leading infectious killer after COVID-191 in 2020. The lack of rapid, accurate and information-rich tests for DR-TB is exacerbating its spread; major healthcare organisations and Non-Governmental Organisations...

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18th March 2022

New study into how broccoli influences blood sugar levels launched in Norwich

Researchers from the Quadram Institute are launching a new study to understand how eating broccoli can help normalise blood sugar levels in people with pre-diabetes. People with pre-diabetes have a higher than normal level of sugar in their blood. They haven’t been diagnosed with...

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16th March 2022

Quadram Chair Dr Celia Caulcott appointed Vice Chair at John Innes

The Chair of QIB’s Board of Trustees, microbiologist Dr Celia Caulcott has also been appointed as the next Vice Chair of the John Innes Centre’s Governing Council. Celia will continue in her role as Chair of the Quadram Institute, as well as being a...

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14th March 2022

Professorships awarded by UEA to three Quadram Institute scientists

Three leading Quadram Institute scientists have been awarded professorships by the University of East Anglia (UEA). Professor Alison Mather  – group leader and institute lead for the Microbes in the Food Chain strategic programme, also a Food Standards Agency Fellow. Her interests are the...

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Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron cell releasing vesicles. Image by Rokas Juodeikis (Quadram Institute) and Ian Brown (University of Kent)

14th March 2022

Deciphering gut microbiome ‘chatter’ to combat IBD

Around 500,000 people in the UK live with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), a life-long, chronic condition characterised by sporadic bouts of gut inflammation causing debilitating symptoms. Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis – the latter affecting around 1 in 400 people – are the two...

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9th March 2022

Boost for research on skin microbiome and healthy aging

Research into the skin microbiome on the Norwich Research Park is set to receive a share of £2 million, announced by the government to tackle healthy ageing. Diverse groupings of researchers will study how to increase healthy lifespan and quality of life in old...

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9th March 2022

Gender equality Bronze award for scientists at the Quadram Institute

A global scheme used to support gender equality within universities and research institutes has just awarded Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB) its Bronze award. The award came on International Women’s Day 2022 as an Athena Swan assessment panel awarded QIB Bronze status for the next...

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1st March 2022

£1m funding boost for Norfolk Clinical Research Facility

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been announced as one of 28 research institutions to receive funding from the Department of Health to expand the delivery of early phase clinical research in NHS hospitals across England. The National Institute for Health...

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1st March 2022

How the body fights back against cancer

New research from the Quadram Institute and the University of East Anglia reveals how our immune system can be triggered to attack cancer cells. The research, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, could help develop new approaches to treating people with leukaemia. The...

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21st February 2022

Quadram researchers play a vital role in UK’s pandemic response to COVID-19

The Quadram Institute’s key role providing world-leading pathogen genomics expertise as part of the COVID-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) consortium has been cited in a new report. An independent evaluation by the not-for-profit institute RAND Europe concludes that COG-UK made a significant and valuable contribution...

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