Cardiff University

Cardiff University, generally referred to as Cardiff has its origins in the University of w South Wales & Montmouthshire founded in 1883. Today, Cardiff has nearly 31,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. Cardiff is a member of the Russell Group of Universities. In 2004 Cardiff University entered into a partnership with the University of Wales, Swansea to provide a pre-Med program and in 2005 incorporated the Wales College of Medicine. Cardiff University is ranked in the top 100 universities world-wide and recently Professor Sir Martin Evans FRS was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine.

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Cardiff, CF10 3AT, United Kingdom
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Developing new anti-cancer medicines

The prospect of four new cancer medicines becoming a reality for patients has taken a huge step forward with the announcement of a £34M investment by a European private biotech company in University research.

Apr 11, 2014
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Gene linked to low IQ

(Medical Xpress)—Children with both a common gene variant and lower thyroid hormone levels, which occurs in approximately 4% of the population, are four times more likely to have a low IQ, according to ...

Mar 25, 2014
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Welsh "data detectives" use maths to save lives

It's mid-morning on an emergency medical ward. Medics rush; patients wait. The queue grows longer. To the naked eye, it's delay. To hospital managers, it's a potential waste of time and resources. But to ...

Mar 20, 2014
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Future of cancer diagnosis brighter

The research is a major project between four leading UK Universities, including Cardiff University and three NHS hospital trusts, and will be carried out at the Science and Technology Facilities Council's ALICE accelerator ...

Jan 22, 2014
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Fight against organ failure advances

(Medical Xpress)—The findings of a 20-year project undertaken by scientists committed to developing improved treatments for chronic kidney disease reveal a significant advance in our understanding of organ ...

Jan 13, 2014
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New genetic screening test for Lynch Syndrome

People at high risk of cancer of the bowel and womb due to a genetic condition will receive a more accurate diagnosis as a result of a new model developed by a team of international scientists.

Dec 24, 2013
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Making medical decisions

"You're asking me to make these decisions. How do I make these decisions? I'm fighting for my little girl's life […] We shouldn't have been asked for a decision. […] it was almost as if the responsibility ...

Dec 13, 2013
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Re-thinking cancer treatment

A new treatment approach for tackling cancer of the food pipe (oesophagus) has been developed by researchers at Cardiff and Velindre NHS Trust.

Nov 18, 2013
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