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Funding boost for international cell and gene therapy info hub

29 April 2021

Cambridge researchers are participating in a €2 million EU Horizon 2020 project to establish EuroGCT - the European Consortium for Communicating Gene and Cell Therapy Information.

Collaborative COVID-19 study reveals variation in immune response

20 April 2021

The largest study of its type in the UK has identified differences in the immune response to COVID-19 between asymptomatic people and those suffering more severely with the virus.

Changes can be detected in BRCA1 breast cells before they turn cancerous

9 March 2021

Researchers at the University of Cambridge may have found the earliest changes that occur in seemingly healthy breast tissue long before any tumours appear, according to a new study published in Nature Communications.

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