Biological Sciences

News 2018

All the news from 2018

School Success in Student Experience Grants

The School of Biological Sciences received two Student Experience Grants in the autumn 2018 round of applications.

Improved stem cell approach could aid fight against Parkinson’s

Scientists have taken a key step towards improving an emerging class of treatments for Parkinson’s disease.

Stem cell tool to repair joints offers hope to osteoarthritis patients

Patients with osteoarthritis could be set to benefit from an inventive stem cell technique being tested by doctors.

Insight into cause of rare disorder may aid quest for treatments

Fresh discoveries about a rare genetic disorder that affects mainly boys may inform the development of therapies to treat the condition.

Career Coaching in Science Video - Sharing what works in academia

The School of Biological Sciences runs a successful career coaching programme and have produced a short video to showcase the effectiveness of career coaching.

Decoding sleeping sickness signals could aid quest for treatments

Key insights into how the parasites behind sleeping sickness boost their ability to spread could aid efforts to beat the disease.