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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.

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    Emerging Trends in NanoBioMedicine, Nano Nutraceuticals

    Professor Kamalinder Singh, group lead for Nanomedicine and Innovative Technologies in the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, has co-edited a book ‘Emerging Trends in NanoBioMedicine, Nano Nutraceuticals’, published by CRC press Taylor and Francis Group. She also contributed a chapter entitled ‘Nano Resveratrol: A Promising Future Nanonutraceutical’ in the book along with Chahinez Houacine […]

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    Best Evidence Medical Education (BEME) international collaborating centre (BICC)

    The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), working in collaboration with Blackpool Teaching Hospitals, continues to be a key international leader in the BEME network, covering 20 BICCs with 400 academics in a dozen countries. The centre director, Professor Morris Gordon from UCLan’s School of Medicine, has recently worked with colleagues in the USA to develop […]

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    Lecturer in Physiology and Pharmacology contributes data to paper in Royal Society Journal Proceedings A

    Dr Donna Daly, lecturer in Physiology and Pharmacology in the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, has contributed data to a paper that has been published, with collaborators from the University of Manchester, in the Royal Society Journal Proceedings A: Mathematical and Physical Sciences. The paper, ‘The inflation of viscoelastic balloons and hollow viscera’ is […]

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    Hidden dangers of legal highs revealed

    UCLan academic has found damning evidence for the effects of many legal highs, including the infamous ‘spice’. A team of researchers from the UK, Italy and the USA, led by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has found hidden dangers in numerous legal highs, which are not always obvious to users. UCLan’s Professor Colin Davidson […]

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    UCLan joins €6.5m initiative to fund student mobility

    Six PHDs available in health, energy and social policy thanks to new European Union funding The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will be providing more opportunities at doctoral level for students as part of the University Alliance’s Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA) following a multi-million euro award from the European Union. University Alliance’s project has received […]

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    The International Conference and Public Debate on Chronic Inflammatory Diseases

    Dr Sim K. Singhrao, Senior Research Fellow and a member of the Dementia and Neurodegeneration Research Group, has been invited to share her subject knowledge by giving a platform presentation at the International Conference and Public Debate on Chronic Inflammatory Diseases, specifically ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE.  It will be held at the Regent Convention centre on the […]

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    Senior Lecturer appointed a Visiting Professorship at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

    Mr Douglas Hammond, Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Maxillo-Facial Surgery in the School of Dentistry and Faculty Lead for the Head Injury Management Group within the Faculty Research Theme of Translational Clinical Sciences, has been appointed to a Visiting Professorship at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.  The visiting Professorship is in recognition of […]

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    Global review finds antibiotics frequently supplied without prescription

    About three in four antibiotic requests and three in five consultations in community pharmacies around the world result in the sale of antibiotics without a prescription, according to new research led by academics at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and published in the Journal of Infection. For the full story, please visit https://www.uclan.ac.uk/news/antibiotics-research.php Tweet

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