Personalised strategies for cochlear implant surgery and hearing rehabilitation

Hearing loss is a common problem that usually develops with older age, affecting communication and making everyday life extremely difficult. If left untreated, it can lead to memory loss, social […]

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New frontiers in personalised biomonitoring through fingertip sweat analysis

Robust analytical methods are the first fundamental step for the understanding of physiological mechanisms in health and disease. Dr Christopher Gerner and his colleagues from the University of Vienna, Austria, have […]

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Towards a quantitative personalised oncology

Dr Heiko Enderling from Moffitt Cancer Center, together with researchers from the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, focus on Mathematical Oncology, and radiotherapy in particular, […]

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Reprogramming the immune system for personalised immunotherapy against cancer

For decades, researchers have strived to understand how the immune system recognises and fights cancer, ultimately aiming to exploit and augment these processes to create more effective cancer therapies. Dr […]

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Research Outreach – Issue 132: Police deception, machine learning, and psychedelic therapy

Research Outreach Issue 132 includes a number of articles, such as a study of a natural resin as a powerful pesticide, how phytoplankton impacted biodiversity, and how implementing solvent-based recycling […]

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Computational biology: How mathematical modelling can help cure cancer

Understanding how living cells work is difficult due to the number of varied and complex processes occurring in them. This complexity can be elucidated by breaking these processes down into […]

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Usher syndrome: Recent advances in our understanding of genes and therapeutics

Usher syndrome is a rare disease that affects the sensory systems of vision, hearing, and balance. Recent advances in scientific technologies reveal the genes involved in Usher syndrome, their varying […]

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DNA molecular scissors as new cancer chemotherapeutics

The discovery of efficient new metallodrugs with minimal side effects is urgently needed in cancer medicine. Associate Professor Andrew Kellett and Dr Creina Slator, Dublin City University, Ireland, have employed […]

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Predicting the origin of mutations from tumour and germline data

Genetic sequencing is an affordable screening process that helps people understand the risks of developing a specific form of cancer in their lifetime. They can learn about the impending risks […]

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Advancing imaging biomarker development and translation through the National Cancer Imaging Translational Accelerator (NCITA)

It is estimated that someone is diagnosed with cancer every two minutes in the UK. Clinical imaging offers a minimally invasive way of diagnosing and managing a variety of cancers. […]

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