Posted 18th January 2017 by Laura Berry
Chronic illnesses such as IBD, obesity and diabetes were once considered ‘western’ diseases. However, changes to diet and lifestyle are steadily taking their toll and prevalence rates are rising across the globe. (1)
Posted 16th January 2017 by Jane Williams
The quality, accuracy and reliability of assays is particularly critical when developing biologics and biosimilars. Assays for biologics are more complicated than for small molecules, often relying on assays which provide relative measures in contrast to the more absolute measurements gained from standard crystallisation or purity profiles.
Posted 11th January 2017 by Laura Berry
Life started with unicellular microorganisms
They weren’t complex but they reproduced fast – adapting to the catastrophic events (underwater volcanic activity, change in temperature and chemical composition) of their environment in the oceans of the primordial Earth.
Posted 6th January 2017 by Fabio Caligaris
Over the past decade, the intestinal microbiota has increasingly been recognised as a critical factor in health and disease. My research focuses on the role of the gut microbiome in metabolic diseases and my main aim is to prove causality. Most studies describe the gut microbiota from patients and compare it to healthy controls.
Posted 30th December 2016 by Laura Berry
Tiffany Scharschmidt spoke to us about her thoughts on the skin microbiome, immune responses and inflammatory skin diseases.
Posted 26th December 2016 by Fabio Caligaris
Emmanuel Delamarche is a researcher at IBM Research who presented at our 2nd Microfluidics Congress about his research on precision diagnostics based on modular capillary-driven elements.
Posted 23rd December 2016 by Jane Williams
My research activity focuses on the exploration of new drug delivery technology (categorised into polymer complex/conjugates, nanomedicine, and various types of drug delivery formulations) and the application of validated drug delivery technology to NCE candidates in early/exploratory research stages.