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Southampton researchers receive dementia funding boost

19 September 2014

Three researchers at the University of Southampton will benefit from close to £200,000 of extra funding from Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. The important boost will enable dementia researchers based at the University to continue with their pioneering studies. This funding comes ahead of World Alzheimer’s Day on Sunday 21 September, which aims to increase awareness of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.


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Lung experts in South set to launch new patient support group

18 September 2014

Respiratory experts based in Southampton and Portsmouth will mark the launch of a new support group for patients with lung disease at an event on Tuesday (23 September).


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South Coast dementia researchers united by charity funding boost

3 September 2014

Dementia researchers along the South Coast, from Brighton to Bournemouth, will be unified in their goal to defeat dementia.


Southampton helps develop e-learning resource for public health professionals

22 August 2014

Along with colleagues from Public Health England, Dr Johanna Jefferies, Specialty Registrar in Public Health, Oxford Deanery and Honorary Lecturer for the Academic Unit of Clinical and Experimental Sciences at Southampton, has played a major in role in the development of "e-PathGen" an e-learning resource for public health professionals and others.


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LifeLab hosts Summer School

22 August 2014

Recently forty students, aged 8-10yrs, from across the South of England, attended the Summer School in LifeLab.


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Vaccines can cut the spread of meningitis by nearly 40 per cent

19 August 2014

Investigators at the University of Southampton have discovered that two new vaccines can prevent the transmission of meningitis bacteria from person to person.


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New study to improve tuberculosis treatments

8 August 2014

The University of Southampton has been awarded $1.4 million (approximately £833,260) to develop new treatments to fight tuberculosis.


University scientist testing innovative new method to work out cancer patients’ ideal dose of chemotherapy

1 August 2014

A leading Southampton scientist is testing a new way of measuring body composition, which could help ensure that breast cancer patients receive the optimum dose of chemotherapy.


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A summer in Boston, a new cancer therapy and the rantings of a Southampton medical student

1 August 2014

An account of an internship in Boston, a new cancer therapy and the rantings of Southampton student. By Ejaj Intisar.


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Psychiatry prize winners announced

31 July 2014

The Psychiatry Prize final event was held for year 3 BM students on Friday 13 June, at Antelope House.