News archive for Cardiff Institute of Infection & Immunity
- “Disturbing breach of last group of antibiotics” Cardiff University19th November 2015A new gene (MCR-1) that enables bacteria to be highly resistant to polymyxins - the last line of antibiotic defence we have left - has been found in widespread bacteria samples taken from pigs and patients in south China, including …
- Emil Unanue: the Jonathan Boulter Memorial Lecture 2015 9th October 2015World-leading immunologist delivers an outstanding memorial lecture in commemoration of Dr. Jonathan Boulter
- Decoding what goes wrong in arthritis Cardiff University6th October 2015Fresh insight into rheumatoid arthritis offers hope for transforming patient care
- Award at International Symposium on Immunotherapy www.cancerresearchwales.co.uk17th June 2015Prof Andrew Godkin wins award for best research at the 2nd International Symposium on Immunotherapy organised by the Cancer Vaccine Institute
- Cardiff professors elected to Learned Society for Wales Cardiff University29th April 2015Four Cardiff University professors have been elected to the prestigious Learned Society for Wales, a keenly competed accolade which recognises academic excellence.
- How X-ray crystallography saved your life and sent you to the moon 27th February 2015Dr David Cole has been awarded £56K by the Wellcome Trust to develop a public engagement programme with Techniquest science museum in Cardiff Bay, in collaboration with Eisteddfod, Diamond light source and Cardiff University.
- Immune system 'friendly fire' could be to blame for cancer deaths 17th February 2015New research suggests that patients recovering from bowel cancer surgery may be at a higher risk of relapse if their blood shows an immune response to a particular protein, called carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA). By informing a more tailored treatment strategy …
- Support for research into acute and chronic kidney disease 13th February 2015Kidney Research UK supports collaborative projects at the School of Medicine into novel biomarkers in patients with acute kidney injury and patients with peritoneal dialysis-related infection