26 November 2013
Researchers from the University of Southampton, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Quebec and Montreal, have developed a new microsystem for more efficient testing of pharmaceutical drugs to treat diseases such as cystic fibrosis, MG (myasthenia gravis) and epilepsy.
25 November 2013
Southampton will remain at the forefront of ground breaking cancer research through new funding from Cancer Research UK. The charity will invest up to £4million over three years to help get new treatments and diagnostics to cancer patients sooner.
18 November 2013
Pioneering research by the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) that could transform the care of cancer patients or people with infections in their own homes has received a significant grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
1 November 2013
Professor Bharathram Ganapathisubramani from the University of Southampton and a member of the Institute for Life Sciences, has been awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize.
18 October 2013
The IfLS today hosted a poster session for all the PhD students with research projects sponsored by the IfLS.
10 October 2013
University of Southampton scientists have discovered a unique way that cells in the body which are designed to attack infection, can be subdued, which could explain why infections such as hepatitis and HIV evade the immune system.
3 October 2013
Exposure to common air pollutants found in diesel exhaust pollution can affect the ability of honeybees to recognise floral odours, new University of Southampton research shows.
30 September 2013
The Institute for Life Sciences is pleased to announce two additional studentship opportunities which have been made possible through the establishment of the new Hilary Marsden IfLS Scholarships.
26 September 2013
A University of Southampton scientist has just been awarded more than £58,000 by Alzheimer’s Research UK to study chemical signals in the brain in Alzheimer’s disease. The research will study the chemical signals that control learning and memory in an attempt to understand more about Alzheimer’s and search for new treatments.
19 September 2013
Professor Robert Winston delivered a compelling keynote speech to fellow scientists at the Institute for Life Sciences’ human reproduction conference in September, urging caution in the way reproductive science develops.