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Southampton’s collaboration with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital leads to two recently published papers

11 April 2014

Dr Hans Michael Haitchi, MRC Clinician Scientist, Senior Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine and NHS Honorary Consultant, worked as a visiting scientist and scholar in the Division of Pulmonary Biology, in Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), Ohio, US from 2010-2011. From this time and his on-going collaboration he has contributed to research work in Jeff Whitsett’s laboratory in CCHMC.


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PhD student wins David Dawbarn poster prize

11 April 2014

Medicine PhD student Alan Morris, sponsored by Age UK, has won first prize for best poster at the Alzheimer's Research UK 2014 conference.


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Medicine celebrates success of collaboration to train local industry staff

11 April 2014

A pioneering collaboration between local industry, Wickham Laboratories, and the University of Southampton has resulted in the successful training of lab staff using the skills and knowledge of Southampton’s Dr Sandrine Willaime-Morawek and her team, including Maureen Gatherer, Senior Technician.


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Unexpected results in cancer drug trial

8 April 2014

Research from the University of Southampton has shown a drug, used in combination with chemotherapy to treat advanced colorectal cancer, is not effective in some settings, and indeed may result in more rapid cancer progression.


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Southampton Professor wins prestigious award

2 April 2014

Professor Cyrus Cooper of the University of Southampton has been awarded The 2014 ESCEO-IOF Servier Pierre D. Delmas Prize for his distinguished body of work in the epidemiology of musculoskeletal disorders.


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Clinicians in South receive multi-million pound research boost

1 April 2014

Doctors and nurses in the south have received a multi-million pound cash boost to help them transform the delivery of clinical research across the region.
PRESS RELEASE COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL SOUTHAMPTON NHS FOUNDATION TRUST


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Respiratory expert warns UK is sitting on lung disease 'time bomb'

26 March 2014

A leading respiratory expert has warned the UK is sitting on a lung disease “time bomb”.
PRESS RELEASE COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL SOUTHAMPTON NHS FOUNDATION TRUST


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Fertility experts in pioneering 'mediterranean diet' IVF study

25 March 2014

Fertility experts in Southampton are trialling the use of omega-3 fish oil and vitamin D to improve outcomes after in vitro fertilisation (IVF).
PRESS RELEASE COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL SOUTHAMPTON NHS FOUNDATION TRUST


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Blood test may help predict whether a child will become obese

25 March 2014

Scientists have found that a simple blood test, which can read DNA, could be used to predict obesity levels in children.


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Children’s activity levels reflect the activity levels of their mothers

24 March 2014

Children’s activity levels are influenced by how active their mother is, according to new research published in the journal Pediatrics.