Lydia Henry Athena Swan Awards 2015-16

The Lydia Henry Athena Swan bursaries, to support female undergraduates doing research for their BMedSci degrees, were awarded for a second year running to Emma Dimelow and Judith Pritchard. Both students are in the Department of Oncology and Metabolism with Emma working on a study looking at the fetal heart rates of small babies and…

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Cobra Biologics Appointed by University of Sheffield to Advance Novel Fusion Protein Technology into Phase 1 Clinical Trials

Manufacturing service will scale production of growth hormone developed using ‘ProFuse’ Technology Keele and Sheffield, UK, 23rd November 2015: Cobra Biologics (Cobra), international CDMO of biologics and pharmaceuticals, has been appointed by the University of Sheffield to provide a comprehensive manufacturing service for a potential growth hormone (GH) antagonist created using ProFuse™ Technology originally developed…

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Award Winning Research Evaluates the Psychological Impact of Living with Inherited Polycystic Kidneys

In the first European study of its kind, researchers have identified an increased psychosocial risk, depression and reduced quality of life in patients with inherited polycystic kidneys as the condition progresses. Researchers from the Academic Unit of Nephrology, Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease, created a postal questionnaire to comprehensively evaluate the psychological burden…

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Sheffield, Supporting Women in Medicine (SWiM)

Sheffield, Supporting Women in Medicine aims to promote culture change within the NHS by enabling women to achieve their individual goals through an inspiring and supportive community. We are collaborating with The University of Sheffield Medical school in developing a national ‘Athena SWAN – like’ charter to be used within healthcare. Sheffield, Supporting Women in…

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