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Revolutionary Clinical Trial Aims to Advance Lung Cancer Treatment Thanks to Cancer Research UK and Pharma Partnership Revolutionary Clinical Trial Aims to Advance Lung Cancer Treatment Thanks to Cancer Research UK and Pharma Partnership

CANCER RESEARCH UK is partnering with pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca and Pfizer to create a pioneering clinical trial for patients with advanced lung cancer – marking a new era of research into personalised medicines to treat cancer.

Domainex programme shows great promise for the treatment of inflammatory diseases, such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Domainex programme shows great promise for the treatment of inflammatory diseases, such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Domainex Ltd. have announced that it has successfully completed a series of laboratory studies examining the in vivo effects of its proprietary selective inhibitors of IKK-epsilon and TBK1 in inflammation models.

Creativity, music and the brain: The power of music over the mind Creativity, music and the brain: The power of music over the mind

Music plays a key role in society in many diverse ways which can affect mood, behaviour and enjoyment of life. Music also has an important role in the transitions of life, for example through the teenage years, at events such as marriage, and at times of loss. Music can engender emotion, and also lead to recall of emotions and memories. In everyday life, music is played to calm, to motivate and to encourage certain behaviours for example to hurry, linger or dance. The sharing of music-making in a choir or band can enhance social cohesion and friendship.

Mayor of London experiences for himself latest 3D brain scanning techniques from Imanova during MedCity launch Company’s world leading imaging expertise key in major new drive to ensure London profits from fast growing life science sector Mayor of London experiences for himself latest 3D brain scanning techniques from Imanova during MedCity launch Company’s world leading imaging expertise key in major new drive to ensure London profits from fast growing life science sector

Imanova Limited, the Centre for Imaging Sciences in London, today hosted a visit from the Mayor of London Boris Johnson to mark the launch of the major new MedCity initiative. Imanova announced its strong support for the scheme, which aims to ensure London maintains and continues to build its position as one of the world’s leading life science hubs.

New journal gives authors credit for their work in customizing research methods. New journal gives authors credit for their work in customizing research methods.

A new journal publishing customized scientific methods will give researchers credit for the adaptations they make to existing technical protocols, and make them available to the global scientific community.

Scripps Florida Scientists Uncover Startling New Functional Details of Common Anti-Diabetic Drugs Scripps Florida Scientists Uncover Startling New Functional Details of Common Anti-Diabetic Drugs

Scientists thought they basically knew how the most common drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes worked, but a new study from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) reveals unexpected new aspects of the process. These findings could eventually lead to more potent anti-diabetic drugs with fewer serious side effects.The study was published in the April 7, 2014 issue of the journal Nature Communications.

Drug Discovery Today: April 2014 Issue Drug Discovery Today: April 2014 Issue

The latest issue of Drug Discovery Today is packed full of industry focused research articles, new developments in drug discovery, and expert comment and opinion.

Cancer Research UK Teams Up With Winton and Others to Help Solve ‘Big Data’ Challenges Cancer Research UK Teams Up With Winton and Others to Help Solve ‘Big Data’ Challenges

CANCER RESEARCH UK is holding its first conference to address the ever increasing challenges of ‘big data’ – the massive amount of information generated from a variety of different domains, including cancer research, that is hard to analyse – today.