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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.
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.
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.
From: The Conversation