The "6th International MS Symposium" is the latest in an occasional series of scientific meetings initiated (by Micromass) in 1998. Today these meetings are sponsored by Waters MS Technologies. The format is that of a legitimate scientific meeting, open to all, that typically attracts Ca 150+ delegates.
28 February, 2011
New medicines to prevent and treat hearing loss or tinnitus could be available within 10 years, if a bold new initiative by RNID succeeds in bringing scientists, pharmaceutical companies, funding bodies and private investors together to accelerate clinical trials.
23 February, 2011
What are the strategies for reducing drug attrition rates in the clinic through the application of transgenic rodent models?
22 February, 2011
Applications are now being sought for the BioCity Boot Camp which will take place at BioCity Nottingham from 6th to 8th April 2011. Suited to recent graduates, post-docs and academic researchers - or simply those with experience within a larger organisation who feel the urge to break out on their own - the Boot Camp, formerly known as the Bio-Entrepreneur School, is ideal for anyone looking to commercialise a life science discovery, invention or great idea.
21 February, 2011
ELRIG (European Laboratory Robotics Interest Group) are hosting a free conference on the 15th March 2011 at Hinxton Hall, Cambridge UK on the topic of “Advances in Cell-Based Screening Technologies.With technological developments advancing at a seemly ever-increasing pace, methods of monitoring biological activity that a decade ago wouldn’t look out of place on Star Trek are beginning to filter into the lab.How are these being used, what can they tell us and what are the limitations? At this conference you will hear talks on the latest cutting edge detection technologies and biological techniques transitioning into screening labs. How are they faring and what might you using 10 years from now?
14 February, 2011
BioWales 2011 returns to the Vale Hotel near Cardiff on March 1st and 2nd with a conference, exhibition and biopartnering event reflecting the significance of the life sciences sector in Wales. Bringing together industry professionals, academics and clinicians, BioWales sets a platform to promote breakthroughs in new technologies, gain insights into the latest trends and developments and make valuable connections.
01 February, 2011
CANCER RESEARCH UK will be supported by AstraZeneca and Pfizer in a multimillion pound initiative to examine how genetic tests to improve cancer diagnosis can be best rolled out across the NHS.Cancer Research UK’s pioneering “Stratified Medicine Programme”* will also promote research into new targeted treatments by building a database of genetic information about tumours, treatments and survival rates that will enable researchers to design more effective cancer treatments in future.
01 February, 2011