Oncology & Metabolism News
University of Sheffield cancer researcher named among Nation’s LifesaversUniversity of Sheffield cancer researcher named among Nation’s Lifesavers
Professor Thomas Helleday named among Nation’s Lifesavers by Universities UK for his exceptional research into cancer treatment.
Professor Helleday’s team discovered a new treatment concept to prevent cancer cells from repairing.
The MadeAtUni Nation’s Lifesavers campaign aims to bring to life the impact that university research has on everyday lives.
New module launched after government legislation allows orthoptists to supply and administer medicines under exemptions
It is hoped the new module will provide vital support to the frontline of the NHS
The University of Sheffield is one of only three universities in the UK to offer an Orthoptic course
Professor Simon Heller from the University of Sheffield honoured by Diabetes UK for outstanding contribution to diabetes research.
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has announced Professor Nick Bishop as its new Vice President for Science and Research.
University of Sheffield supports only second scanner of its kind in the UK for Sheffield Children’s Hospital
Largest ever genetic study of osteoarthritis uncovered 52 new genetic changes linked to the disease. Scientists analysed the genomes of over 77,000 people with osteoarthritis. Almost 10 million people in the UK suffer from osteoarthritis – a degenerative joint disease.
Alkindi® is the first replacement therapy specially designed for infants, children and adolescents with paediatric adrenal insufficiency
Adrenal insufficiency is caused by a lack of the stress hormone cortisol – which can be fatal
This new therapy, which has been developed by University of Sheffield spin-out company Diurnal, has been granted market authorisation by the European Medicine Agency.
Congratulations to Professor Nick Bishop on receiving the Brittle Bone Society's award for "Outstanding Service for the care and research in children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta"
Professor Richard Eastell awarded the Linda Edwards Award by the National Osteoporosis Society at their annual meeting in Birmingham on 4 December 2018
Professor Richard Eastell was awarded the Linda Edwards Award by the National Osteoporosis Society at their annual meeting in Birmingham on 4 December 2018
The University’s Mellanby Centre for Bone Research held its annual meeting in November and over 110 people attended this. A particular highlight of the meeting was a history of medicine lecture from Professor Richard Mellanby.
Clinical trial found that both aspirin and omega-3 reduced the number of bowel polyps in patients one year on from a screening colonoscopy
Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide
There is strong evidence that diet and lifestyle can modify the risk of developing the disease
A first-in-class OGG1 inhibitor found to decrease lung inflammation in mice and could hold the key to treating life-threatening Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Isolating an inhibitor which triggers our immune systems response is a major breakthrough and could lead to better treatments for diseases such as sepsis and potentially autoimmune diseases
Unlike other anti-inflammatory treatments the new research blocks the onset of inflammation that is associated with oxidative stress
Research collaboration involving the University of Sheffield proposes a set of measurements that can be used as a toolkit to assess bone, joint and muscle health
New method will provide a consistent and holistic way to measure the gradual loss of function that everyone experiences as they get older
World-leading oncologist joins University of Sheffield to further accelerate translational cancer research
A world-leading oncologist has joined the University of Sheffield, helping to further accelerate translational cancer research in the region.
A ground breaking research project into a rare type of bone cancer which affects young adults, has been made possible thanks to the legacy of an inspirational teenager.
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