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Today is #WorldCancerDay and an opportunity for us to reflect on a busy year for cancer research for #TeamLivUni scientists, who continue to work on prevention, screening, diagnostics & therapeutics for the benefit of cancer patients.

Read more here: https://news.liverpool.ac.uk/2023/02/03/world-cancer-day-a-year-in-research/

In a UK first, we've launched a new Research Technical Professional Career Pathway. Technical & research support staff are essential to UK research & innovation, and this scheme aims to improve the career pathways of colleagues in these roles.

https://news.liverpool.ac.uk/2023/02/03/university-launches-uk-first-research-technical-professional-career-pathway/

A new digital tool will use climate data to help better predict and prepare for infectious disease outbreaks in the Horn of Africa.

Funded by @wellcometrust, the project is led by @LivUni_IVES with partners from Italy, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda & Somalia.
https://news.liverpool.ac.uk/2023/02/03/new-digital-tools-use-climate-data-to-tackle-infectious-disease-outbreaks/

Matching medication to DNA leads to 30% fewer side effects, says major international study with Liverpool as the UK trial site. Read more, inc recommendations for patient 'DNA medication pass' here: https://news.liverpool.ac.uk/2023/02/03/matching-medication-to-dna-leads-to-30-fewer-side-effects/

"For the sake of fur coats this is a risk we don’t want to take."

@LivUni_IVES Professor Matthew Baylis warns that the combined circumstances of a widespread bird flu outbreak and non-biosecure mink farms present a clear danger.
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/avian-flu-jumping-mammals-experts-fear-humans-will-next/