North Staffordshire researchers have been awarded £18,450 to develop a new treatment for chemo-resistant cancers. The group, led by research pharmacologist Dr Alan Richardson, hopes to extend the lives of thousands of patients with breast, ovarian and lung cancers that have stopped responding to chemotherapy drug paclitaxel. They aim to develop a new drug to […]
North Staffs researchers have won a £19,985 grant to investigate whether gene therapy can stop older people becoming frail. The group, led by Dr Adam Sharples, hopes to pave the way for new treatments that will reduce falls and weakness in the elderly by switching off the genes that cause muscle wasting. They will study […]charity, elderly, gene therapy, Grants, Keele, Medical, medical research awards, muscle wasting, North Staffordshire, north staffordshire medical institute, older people, research, science
Charity the North Staffordshire Medical Institute has announced a £58,000 cash injection for three “outstanding” local research projects. The money will support new studies based at Keele University and the University Hospital of the North Midlands (UHNM), designed to improve treatments for cancer, heart disease and muscle wasting in the elderly. A panel of experts […]charity, Grants, Keele, Medical, medical research awards, North Staffordshire, north staffordshire medical institute, research, science
Researchers across the region will find out this week if their projects will be funded by the North Staffordshire Medical Institute. A committee of experts has been sifting through applications for the charity’s annual research grants and is set to announce its decisions following a meeting on Monday, February 19th. It will award sums of […]funding, Grants, medical research awards, North Staffordshire, north staffordshire medical institute
Student doctors had the chance to present their research to leading academics in a showcase event at Keele University. The ASPIRE Research Showcase – supported by the North Staffordshire Medical Institute and led by Professor Divya Chari – is designed to give the medical researchers of the future the chance to show off their ideas […]
The Council of the North Staffordshire Medical Institute invites Applications for funding research to the maximum value of £10,000 per project for grants to pump-prime medical research projects. Closing Date: Friday 8th November 2013 Click here for more information.