Norwich to be home to the Quadram Institute, a new multi-million pound Food & Health research centre

The Quadram Institute is the name of the new centre for food and health research that will integrate research teams from the IFR and UEA’s Faculty of Science and Norwich Medical School with the NNUHs’ gastrointestinal endoscopy facility under one roof. 

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6 December 2016

New study unravels critical genes to understand human diseases and support drug discovery

A network analysis of proteins that are most important in responding to environmental signals highlights potential targets for drugs and provides better information on the genetic basis of diseases.

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5 December 2016

Scientists spend a week at Westminster

Two scientists from Norwich Research Park have taken part in a Royal Society scheme to bring the worlds of politics and science closer together. 

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29 November 2016

Omnipath sends strong signal

Published in Nature Methods, the Omnipath data resource and Pypath software offer an unprecedentedly clear view on signalling pathways in living systems

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4 November 2016

Diversity in C. botulinum germination

A new study from the Institute of Food Research has filled a gap in our knowledge of germination of Clostridium botulinum

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26 October 2016

Landmark alliance launched to support the growth of the UK bioeconomy

The Norwich Research Park Biorefinery Centre has joined a new alliance of similar established R&D centres, called BioPilotsUK. 

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17 October 2016

Norfolk hospital and science partnership cure patients of debilitating gut infection

A treatment programme for Clostridium difficile (C.diff) was announced this week during International Infection Prevention Awareness Week 17-21 October. 

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17 October 2016

IFR helps to combat serious gut infections with FMT

A collaboration between the NNUH and IFR has been crucial to the success of the Faecal Microbiota Transplants (FMT) to combat Clostridium difficile infection

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16 October 2016

New research group aims to characterise microbiome molecular interactions

Jan Claesen has joined IFR to lead a research group aiming to characterise functionally molecular mechanisms that control bacterial community structure and dynamics in the human microbiome. 

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10 October 2016

Quadram Institute’s £400,000 boost from Big C

Norwich Research Park’s planned Quadram Institute partners received a huge boost to help mark the launch of a £3 million fundraising campaign with an opening £400,000 donation from Big C.

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21 September 2016

New technique to beat the food fraudsters developed

A new method of testing for meat fraud has been developed at the Institute of Food Research

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