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23rd July 2019

BBI Solutions to showcase mobile diagnostics solutions capabilities at AACC 2019

Leading immunoassay specialist, BBI Solutions, will demonstrate how its lateral flow software is making point-of-care testing (POCT) more accurate, efficient and easier to use than ever before at the world’s largest laboratory medicine tradeshow, American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) exhibition, this summer. BBI’s mobile arm, Novarum™, will launch a demonstrator app that can read…

12th July 2019

Swansea University researcher wins £35,000 funding to improve lung cancer detection

A researcher based at Swansea University has secured £35,000 from the ICURe Awards, Innovate UK. Dr Charles Brilliant, 28, will use the funding to further his research using infrared light to determine the molecular structure of sputum to detect lung cancer. It means that patients could get an initial diagnosis in their GP surgeries, rather…

12th September 2018

Artificial intelligence and electronic health records could help suicide prevention efforts

Artificial intelligence could be used in future to identify those at risk of suicide, new research has suggested. AI can be used to scan a patient’s health history and has the potential to highlight patients who may be at increased risk of suicide.
06th September 2018

Cellesce and Cardiff University win Innovate UK Primer Award to develop Organoids at scale to advance Breast Cancer Research

Cellesce the cancer organoid bioprocessing company and Cardiff University have won an Innovate UK competition.
15th August 2018

Swansea University Medical School launches new Genomic Medicine programme for NHS staff

Swansea University Medical School has launched a new Master’s degree to support NHS staff to understand and use the growing personalised medicine approach - which is changing the world of healthcare.
26th July 2018

EKF secures Japanese contract

Penarth-headquartered medical diagnostic equipment provider EKF has secured a distribution deal with a Japanese counterpart to market a product in the US.
09th July 2018

EKF exploring funding for new UK business

Penarth-based EKF Diagnostics is exploring funding options for its newly-formed UK business entity Renalytix AI.
06th July 2018

State-of-the-art new life sciences facility opens in Crumlin

The new state-of-the-art headquarters of life science company BBI Group in Crumlin has been officially opened.
04th June 2018

£2.5m to develop new ways to tackle respiratory disease in Wales

Health Secretary, Vaughan Gething, has announced £2.5m of funding to develop new ways to prevent and treat respiratory disease.
01st May 2018

Ground-breaking BHF Cymru Research at Medical School impresses Cabinet Secretary for Health

British Heart Foundation Cymru research into heart problems at Swansea University’s Medical School has caught the attention of national health leaders.