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Queen's to host AIMday Big Data, AI and the One Health Agenda

13/08/2018 - Queen’s University Belfast will hosting AIMday Big Data, AI and the One Health Agenda on Friday 19th October 2018 at Riddel Hall, Queen’s University Belfast.

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Queen's University researchers make pneumonia breakthrough

15/06/2018 - A chance conversation between researchers at Queen’s University Belfast led to their combined expertise in developing a ground-breaking approach for the treatment of pneumonia.

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New blood test could detect heart disease according to Queen’s University researchers

1/03/2018 - Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast will investigate whether changes in certain genes in the heart can be used as a test to identify coronary heart disease – the UK’s biggest single killer.

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WWIEM Third Year PhD Symposium 2018

1/05/2018 - Third Year Postgraduate Students in the Centre for Experimental Medicine held their annual symposium on April 13th 2018.

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Disease-Focused Research at Queen’s University

13/03/2018 - To celebrate the NI Science Festival, we opened our doors on 17 February and invited you to join us to explore how the human body works and how we are leading the fight against disease.

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Barcroft Lecture 2017

28/11/2017 - Dolly’s legacy in tackling disease: cloning pioneer Professor Sir Ian Wilmut delivers Barcroft Lecture at QUB

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Queen’s Research Shows Aspirin Could Repair Tooth Decay

8/09/2017 - Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered that aspirin could reverse the effects of tooth decay resulting in a reduction in the need for fillings. Currently about 7 million fillings are provided by the NHS each year in England alone.

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Summer Student Scheme

22/05/2017 - In July 2017, Aya Akhras from Mohammed Bin Rashid University (MBRU) in Dubai spent 4 weeks in the laboratory of Dr. Derek Brazil in CEM. Aya is a second year medical student who wanted to get some experience in basic biomedical research.

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WWIEM Postgraduate Student Symposia

2/06/2017 - Postgraduate Students in WWIEM held their annual symposia in April and May 2017. Each year organised their own symposium with guest speakers, trade stands from our leading suppliers and prizes for the best talks.

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Queen’s lead one of world’s biggest trials in respiratory failure

22/05/2017 - A new technology which could save thousands of lives in Intensive Care Units is being taken forward by researchers at Queen’s University Belfast in one of the biggest clinical trials in the world in the area of respiratory failure.

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Queen’s-led European Research Project Makes Huge Steps in Tackling Global Health Challenges

9/05/2017 - The European Commission has highlighted the significance of a multimillion pound research project, led by Queen’s University Belfast, in tackling multidrug resistant infections.

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Dr Ultan Power speaks to BBC News about Polio

14/04/2017 - BBC News investigated the issue of post-polio syndrome, a neurological disease evident in people who had polio, and spoke to WWIEM's Dr Ultan Power on the subject.

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Queen’s Research discovers vitamins could help treat Cystic Fibrosis

27/03/2017 - Researchers have discovered why antibiotics for treating people with cystic fibrosis are becoming less effective and how fat soluble vitamins might offer a viable solution.

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Discovery in fight against Multiple Sclerosis

23/02/2017 - Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine researcher Dr Denise Fitzgerald has been interviewed by BBC News following publication of a paper that reveals a major discovery in the fight against Multiple Sclerosis.

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Queen’s researchers make breakthrough in fight against superbug

23/02/2017 - Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered why a lethal superbug is so resistant to the last line antibiotic meaning potential treatments could now be developed to fight the killer infection.

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Staff Excellence Awards

16/02/2017 - Congratulations to the WWIEM Clerical and Technical team on being finalists in the QUB Team of the Year category at the Staff Excellence Awards 2017

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International Team of Researchers Develop New Model for Earlier Treatments for AMD

16/02/2017 - An international team of researchers from Queen’s, University College London and the University of Alabama at Birmingham have developed a cell culture model that could help to develop earlier treatment strategies for AMD.

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8/09/2016 - Scientists from across Europe who are leading the fight against superbugs will gather at Queen’s University Belfast next week (14-15 September 2016).

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8/09/2016 - Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have begun a £2 million research programme to investigate reversing the damage caused by Multiple Sclerosis.

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Queen’s University developing new drug against leading causes of death in the UK – sepsis and ARDS

21/07/2016 - Scientists at Queen’s are developing a potential revolutionary new treatment for Sepsis and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), which are among the leading causes of death in hospitalised patients in the UK.

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Queen’s researchers discover heart drug could reduce diabetes related blindness

13/06/2016 - Researchers at Queen's University Belfast and University College London have discovered that a drug, originally developed to treat cardiovascular disease, has the potential to reduce diabetes related blindness.

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Queen's researchers in €2.25m international project to tackle diabetes-related blindness

18/05/2016 - World-leading researchers from Queen’s University Belfast are among a team of scientists from the USA and Ireland who are collaborating to develop a novel treatment for diabetes-related blindness.

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Queen's helps trial new treatment to extend life of cystic fibrosis patients

17/05/2015 - A ground-breaking new drug combination that could prolong the lives of cystic fibrosis patients, has been trialled by researchers at Queen’s University Belfast.


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