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10th February 2022

Prof Martin Warren appointed Chief Scientific Officer

Professor Martin Warren has been appointed as Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) for the Quadram Institute following an internal competition. The CSO role is pivotal to the development of the Institute’s scientific strategy and the scientific leadership of QIB. Martin will now take up the...

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13th January 2022

Eagle Genomics and Quadram Institute’s new strategic partnership to accelerate microbiome analysis through AI-augmented knowledge discovery platform

Eagle Genomics, the Deep Tech software business pioneering the application of network science to biology, and the Quadram Institute, a world-leading institute creating new interfaces between food science, gut biology, and human health, are pleased to announce a new partnership committed to promoting the...

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Ruminococcus gnavus (green) in the mucus layer (red) of the gut lining (gut cell nuclei are blue). Image by Laura Vaux, Juge Group, the Quadram Institute

10th January 2022

Blood and guts: new link uncovered between the gut microbiome and blood groups

Researchers have discovered that a common member of the human gut microbiome has a specific preference for blood group A antigens. This specificity may give it an advantage when foraging for sugars, allowing it to colonise the gut more easily. The presence of the...

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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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7th December 2019

Lindsay Hall receives research accolade

Dr Lindsay Hall has received the Wain Medal from the University of Kent. The accolade is annually given to an outstanding UK-based young scientist doing research in biochemistry. The University of Kent established the annual medal and award in memory of Professor Louis Wain...

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2nd December 2019

UK Charity Pledges £500,000 for Research into ME in Norwich Research Park

UK Charity Invest in ME Research is pledging £500,000 for continued research into the disease myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME or ME/CFS) in Norwich Research Park, UK (NRP). This major investment builds on the foundations already made for a UK/European Centre of Excellence for ME research...

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28th November 2019

First PEARL baby born

The first babies have been born to mothers participating in the PEARL Study. This landmark study at the Quadram Institute aims to understand how the transmission of beneficial microbes from mother to baby affects health. Mothers less than 22 weeks pregnant have been enrolling...

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