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Feature in leading pharmaceutical technology journal

Research from academics in the Schools of Pharmacy and Life Sciences is the focus of a feature in Innovations in Pharmaceutical Technology. ​Dr Enrico Ferrari from the School of Life Sciences, who specialises in assembling proteins, and Dr Ishwar Singh from the School of Pharmacy, who has expertise on...

‘Designer’ nanodevice could improve cancer treatments

Cancer diagnostics and treatment options could be drastically improved with the creation of a ‘designer’ nanodevice being developed by researchers from the UK, Italy, the US and Argentina. The diagnostic ‘nanodecoder’, which will consist of self-assembled DNA and protein nanostructures, will greatly advance biomarker detection and provide accurate molecular...

National award for outstanding Biomedical student

A student who took more than a 20-year break from education was chosen out of 25,000 Access Learners to win an award celebrating outstanding academic achievement. Zoe Harris, from North Hykeham, has been awarded a Keith Fletcher Memorial National Access Prize for Outstanding Academic Achievement. Now a Biomedical Science...

Café Scientifique – The Hand: Function and Dysfunction

The next event in the Café Scientifique calendar will see the first external guest speaker give an interactive talk on all aspects of hand function. Mr Indranil Chakrabarti, consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Rotherham NHS Foundation, will discuss what makes the human hand so unique, with an emphasis on anatomy,...

Medical Society holds research symposium

Life Sciences students presented a number of research projects at a recent symposium held by the University of Lincoln’s Medical Society. Presentations included a review of a specific therapy used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, medical work placement opportunities and delivery of biotherapeutics. Particular highlights of the presentations...

Project springboards student into PhD

A Life Sciences undergraduate has been accepted on to a PhD course thanks to research skills developed during a summer school at the University of Lincoln. Ian M Li, who achieved a first class honours degree in Biomedical Science, took part in a six-week research project led by Dr...