A selection of news from the Usher Institute in 2024.
New Deputy Director, Professor Miguel O. Bernabeu
Miguel O. Bernabeu, Professor of Computational Medicine, to become the new Deputy Director of the Usher Institute.
England’s oldest became frailer during austerity
The speed at which England’s oldest adults became frailer accelerated during the UK Government’s era of austerity politics, according to a new study.
Virus ancestry could help predict next pandemic
Virus family history could help scientists identify which strains have potential to become the so-called Disease X that causes the next global pandemic.
Pioneering hope for malignant glioma, a deadly brain cancer
Usher Institute leads on implementation of science and cost assessment of new GLIOMATCH platform.
E-cigarettes help pregnant smokers quit without risks to pregnancy
New analysis of data shows pregnant smokers using nicotine replacement products face no adverse outcomes.
All-UK study reveals impact of missed Covid vaccines
The first research study of the entire UK population of 67 million people has highlighted gaps in Covid-19 vaccine coverage.