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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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12 September 2016

IFR hosts international conference on food bioactives and health

The Institute of Food Research hosted a major international conference dedicated to the study of bioactives and health.

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5 August 2016

IFR Dragons’ Den Competition

The IFR Dragons’ Den final took place on the 7th July with the selected finalists pitching their ideas to a panel of judges and an audience of their colleagues from across the Norwich Research Park

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21 July 2016

Reaction to new vitamin D recommendations

The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) today published new recommendations that everyone should consume 10 micrograms of vitamin D daily. 

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20 July 2016

SIRTainly all the craze right now; should sirtuin bioactives be part of our diet?

IFR Scientists led by Dr Naiara Beraza are investigating the mechanisms underpinning the supposed beneficial effects of the ‘Sirtfood Diet’.

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8 July 2016

Little gut reaction to enterohaemorrhagic E. coli

A new study has found evidence that enterohaemorrhagic E.coli may be able to evade or suppress our immune system.  

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