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Wellcome Trust backs Dundee and GSK in quest to find new drugs for neglected diseases The University of Dundee has been awarded £7.9 million by the Wellcome Trust for a joint project with GSK (GlaxoSmithKline) to boost efforts to find new drugs to treat some of the world’s most devastating parasitic diseases including visceral and cutaneous leishmaniasis, and Chagas’ disease. Dundee ranked in UK’s top 30 in new Complete University Guide The University of Dundee has risen six places in the Complete University Guide league table and now sits 29th in the UK in the 2018 rankings.
Wellcome funding boost for Dundee scientists University of Dundee scientists have won a hat-trick of funding awards from the Wellcome Trust that will see more than £6million invested in their research. DC Biosciences Ltd., the new name for Dundee Cell Products Ltd. Between 2006 and 2016 DC Biosciences Ltd. operated as Dundee Cell Products Ltd. (DCP).
New project to explore overlooked area of Alzheimer’s Disease research New project to explore overlooked area of Alzheimer’s Disease research BioDundee Conference 20% Easter discount 20% Discount for delegates to Easter Monday (17/4)
Dundee academic honoured for `outstanding’ research into lung disease Dr James Chalmers, of the University of Dundee, has been awarded the Patrick Neill Medal by the Royal Society of Edinburgh for his outstanding research work on respiratory infections and his expertise in bronchiectasis. Dundee among world’s top young universities The University of Dundee has been ranked as the top young university in the UK – and one of the best young higher education institutions in the world – for the second year in a row.
Biotech Cluster and SME Matchmaking Mission to Japan - Call for Applications The EU-Japan Centre will organise a biotech mission to Japan in October and is now launching the call for applications. Innovate UK grant to boost discovery of new antibacterial drugs The University of Dundee has been awarded a near-£1million grant from Innovate UK that will enable the University to create an Antibacterial Drug Discovery Accelerator and further build on the world-leading work carried out in its Drug Discovery Unit.
Fife Science Festival 2017 - call for participants/helpers Dundee Science Centre is calling for organisations/individuals to be part of Fife Science Festival 2017 running from 17th May – 10th June Tay Cities Deal Submission Launched. Our ambitious @taycities deal has been launched. To find our more, and to register your support, visit http://www.taycities.co.uk
Dundee SmartCare Convention, a free event in the Caird Hall on 15 February. The next five years in digital healthcare is a key topic at this year's Dundee SmartCare Convention, a free event in the Caird Hall on 15 February. Early Bird Registration now open for the 17th BioDundee International Conference 23-24 May 23rd and 24th May 2017
New study testing the delivery of the best asthma treatment based on genetics Children and young adults with asthma (aged 12-18) are being asked to join the study to see whether they respond better to a personalised approach to asthma treatment than to the current standard treatments.