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1st October 2019

Unexpected microbiome collapse after admission to intensive care

Potentially harmful microbes overwhelm the healthy gut microbiota in intensive care patients, research led from the Quadram Institute has found. Research published in the journal Microbial Genomics assessed how the diversity and makeup of the gut microbiome varied during patients’ time in the intensive...


25th September 2019

Whole genome sequencing benefits for surveillance of bacteria behind gastroenteritis

A new study into Clostridium perfringens, one of the UK’s leading causes of gastroenteritis, has shown how whole genome sequencing can improve its surveillance and control of the disease.

Norwich Research Park

20th September 2019

£5 million programme to study benefits of a plant-based diet

The University of East Anglia will lead a pioneering nutrition research programme to see how a plant-based diet can be beneficial for people’s health. The ‘Edesia: Plants, Food and Health’ project will see PhD researchers from across the Norwich Research Park work to unravel...


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...


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...


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.

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...

Photo of three members of the Adapt Study team, Robert Mills, Consultant Urological Surgeon,Dr Antonietta Melchini, Human Study Lead at the Quadram Institute Bioscience and Tracey Livingstone Urology Research Fellow and Principal Investigator

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.


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...


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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