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5th March 2019

$1.2 Million Grant for One Health approach to study bacteria behind diarrheal disease

Finding new ways of combatting the leading bacterial cause of human gastroenteritis is the target of a new project funded by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Scientists from the Quadram Institute on the Norwich Research Park and The Child Health Research Foundation (CHRF)...


4th March 2019

New test to combat buffalo mozzarella fraud uncovers mislabelled products

Scientists from the Quadram Institute on the Norwich Research Park have developed a test that differentiates between buffalo and cow’s milk, and between the cheeses made from them. Applying the test to commercial products, they found that many restaurant meals and supermarket pizzas claiming...


27th February 2019

Interdisciplinary approach uncovers new clues to triggers of gut inflammation

New detail about what happens when a key cellular process is impaired in cells that are vital for a healthy gut have been uncovered by a wide-ranging analysis. Paneth cells are found at the bottom of crypts in the lining of the gut. They...


21st February 2019

Quadram Institute at Microbes in Norwich

On 20 February 2019, members of the Quadram Institute team played key roles in the Biennial Microbes in Norwich meeting, which took place at the John Innes Conference Centre. Every two years the Microbes in Norwich group organises a large event to showcase the...


20th February 2019

Abnormal cellular process implicated in gut inflammation and onset of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Elevated levels of the key cellular process of apoptosis have been implicated in intestinal inflammation and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in a new study from the Quadram Institute. IBD is a long-term, painful and debilitating condition characterised by inflammation in the gut. Over 300,000...


23rd January 2019

Food: the Vital Ingredient book launches including chapter from Quadram Institute author

Professor Peter Wilde from the Quadram Institute has authored a chapter in a new book: “Food: the Vital Ingredient.” Edited by A. Bryan Hanley and Wendy R. Russell, and published by Nova Science Publishers, “Food: The Vital Ingredient” takes an expert look at the...


21st January 2019

Gut health clinical research brings together scientists and clinicians at the Quadram Institute

The Quadram Institute (QI) is the latest centre of excellence to be opened on the Norwich Research Park. It brings together clinicians from the Gastroenterology Department of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) with scientists from Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB) offering the opportunity...


11th January 2019

Why we should look to increase our dietary fibre intake

A new review and meta-analysis, published in The Lancet, has underlined the importance of having a diet rich in dietary fibre to maintaining good health. By looking at dozens of observational studies and randomised controlled trials over decades of research, an overall picture emerges...


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