stem cells

Mending broken hearts with stem cells

The biggest ever stem cell trial involving heart attack patients is currently underway and should demonstrate whether stem cells can be used to cut death rates and repair damaged tissue after a patient suffers a heart attack. The study involves 3,000 patients in 11 European countries who will all have the standard treatment of inserting…

drug research

State-of-the-art robotic drug treatment centre opens in Dundee

New cutting edge research into drug treatments will soon begin in Dundee following an £8m investment by the Scottish government. The money has been awarded to the Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance and will fund the UK National Phenotypic Screening Centre, a state-of-the-art robotic drug treatment lab called based at the University of Dundee. Phenotypic…