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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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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.

2nd June 2022

Genomic surveillance spotlights Salmonella in Brazilian poultry

Researchers have used genome surveillance for Salmonella on Brazilian chicken to better understand the impact on global public health of intensive poultry farming.

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25th May 2022

Gene editing for more nutritious crops

Researchers from the Quadram Institute have today welcomed the Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill announced by the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

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granule cells (labelled in green) laying in the dentate gyrus of the hippocampus

24th May 2022

How do microbes living in our gut modulate brain and behaviour?

Researchers from the Quadram Institute working with colleagues from the University of East Anglia have uncovered from studies in mice the role of a key member of the gut microbiota influences communication between the gut and the brain. The study provides evidence of how...

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