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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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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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20th January 2020

Meet the researchers behind a new trial into ME

The Quadram Institute on the Norwich Research Park is holding a public meeting to talk about their ongoing research into myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME or ME/CFS). The event will also be a chance to give your opinions about the planned future clinical trial into a...

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18th December 2019

International collaboration targets Salmonella Typhi

Despite continued history as one of the major water-related diseases, much is still unknown about the biology of the bacterial agent of typhoid fever, Salmonella enterica ssp. enterica serovar Typhi (S. Typhi), particularly in relation to factors governing its persistence and fate in the environment. This pathogen...

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17th December 2019

£100K award from Breast Cancer Now to study whether gut bacteria could help prevent spread of breast cancer

Leading researchers from the Quadram Institute and the University of East Anglia (UEA) have been awarded £100,000 by charity Breast Cancer Now to investigate whether bacteria in the gut could be manipulated to help prevent the spread of breast cancer. With new funding, Dr...

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16th December 2019

Diagnosing infections earlier in preterm babies with real time genomic analysis

By harnessing next generation sequencing techniques, the team from the Quadram Institute and the Earlham Institute (EI) have shown that they can rapidly and reliably identify the microbes present in a preterm baby’s stool sample that may cause life-threatening conditions such as sepsis or...

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10th December 2019

Developing gut cell network analysis to understand intestinal diseases

A team of scientists from the Norwich Research Park have applied network analysis to the study of cells in the gut that are crucial to health. By employing their methods to organoids grown from human gut cells, they hope to disentangle the complex gene...

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