From farm to pharm: how chickens are giving rise to anti-cancer drugs

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute have genetically modified chickens to produce medical drugs in their egg whites, and hope this method could one day revolutionise the way in which pharmaceuticals are manufactured. Protein based therapies can be lifesaving treatments for a range of diseases, and are currently the fastest growing segment of […]

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Medics aching to see new arthritis centre

Big changes are coming to the University of Oxford’s medical research facilities. Earlier this month, the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Osteoarthritis Pathogenesis at the University of Oxford was granted £5.5 million, according to a recent University press release. The new osteoarthritis research centre was launched during National Arthritis Week, which ran from October 7 […]

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