Discovery of potent parasite protein may lead to new therapeutic options for inflammatory bowel conditions
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:34:00 GMT
A single protein from a worm parasite may one day offer new therapeutic options for treating inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn’s or Ulcerative Colitis, that avoid the potentially serious side effects of current immunosuppressant medications.
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 14:04:00 GMT
The Football Association and the Professional Footballers’ Association have appointed Dr William Stewart and colleagues at the University of Glasgow and the Hampden Sports Clinic to lead an independent research study into the incidence of degenerative neurocognitive disease in ex-professional footballers.
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:53:00 GMT
The FEI has extended its highly successful global equine injuries research partnership with the University of Glasgow for another two years through to 2019, to further develop the Global Endurance Injuries Study (GEIS). The extension will maximise the impact of the GEIS across Endurance and also look at the potential development of similar methodology for other FEI disciplines.
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:00:00 GMT
A pharmaceutical company co-founded by UofG Professor James Leiper, announced today that it has completed a £10m investment to develop a new drug to help patients in intensive care with severe sepsis.
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 20:00:00 GMT
Depletion of a fatty molecule in human blood propels malaria parasites to stop replicating and causing illness in people and instead to jump ship to mosquitoes to continue the transmission cycle, according to a new study by an international research team co-led by the University of Glasgow.
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 10:11:00 GMT
An international team of researchers has developed a new light-based manipulation method that could one day be used to mass produce light-based devices and electronic components for smartphones, computers and other electronics.
Thu, 02 Nov 2017 23:59:00 GMT
Young or middle aged people with Atrial Fibrillation (AF), the most common heart rhythm abnormality, are at greater risk of death if they have other long term health conditions, according to a new study.