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Within the Faculty of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, our research groups aim to provide quality research evidence that will inform clinical practice and Health Policy, resulting in real differences to the lives of patients and the public. We have developed strong links with health organisations at local, regional and national levels, as well as academic institutions in the UK, Europe and the USA.

Here we provide regular updates on some of the latest activities and developments from the Faculty, showcasing the impact of our high quality academic research and knowledge exchange.

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    Grant received from The Royal Society for research into memory impairment in Alzheimer’s disease

    Funding for a research project has been awarded to Dr Vassilis Beglopoulos, Lecturer in Neuroscience at the University of Central Lancashire. The grant is from The Royal Society, the independent scientific academy of the UK and the Commonwealth. Dr Beglopoulos will use the funding for research into Alzheimer’s disease, by the use of an experimental […]

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    Dr Lisa Shaw - One Minute Research

    Dr Lisa Shaw presents a One Minute Lecture about her research into circulating microRNAs and aptamers for the diagnosis and potential treatment of brain tumours

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    New PhD studentship on prestigious International Award

    A new member of Professor Frank Martin’s group in the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences has started on a prestigious International Award for a 4-year PhD studentship.

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    UCLan welcomes distinguished visitor Professor Wilson Savino

    During the Zika virus outbreak in 2016 Prof Savino was one of the main experts recruited to manage the efforts to understand and control the viral epidemic. He is the head of the Brazilian National Institute of Science and Technology in Immunomodulation, at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, or just Fiocruz. Fiocruz is the main health […]

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    UCLan Professor part of £1 million biopharmaceutical medicines research project

    World-leading research team aims to maximise benefits of drugs and bring about substantial real-world impact. A Professor from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is lending his expertise to a £1 million collaborative research project to improve the development of biopharmaceutical drugs. Funding for the project has been awarded by Innovate UK and will be […]

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    UCLan Professor presents at United Nations

    UCLan Professor of Neuropharmacology Colin Davidson was recently invited to present his work on stimulant dependece treatment at the United Nations in Vienna. Professor Colin Davidson, Acting Head of the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences and Acting Faculty Director of Research for the Faculty of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences was an invited expert at […]

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    Congratulations to Biomedical Sciences undergraduates on placement award

    Congratulations to Jessica Barnes and Maria Zubair on the award of UK Environmental Mutagen Society (UKEMS) individual bursaries towards a paid placement in Professor Frank Martin’s laboratory at UCLan.  Jessica and Maria (pictured with Professor Martin) will be researching how cancer-causing agents damage DNA.  The students commented “This provides us with a wonderful opportunity to […]

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    Presenting at the Association of Dental Education Europe

    School of Dentistry members, Neil Cook, Karen Rouse, Vicky Buller and recently graduated BDS student Ayah Siddiqi presented at the Association of Dental Education Europe meeting held in Vilnius, Lithuania in August.

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