ARSACS Foundation funded scientists at Queen Mary University of London, McGill University and Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele have just published a research paper in the journal Human Molecular Genetics, which looks at the cytoskeleton in cells cultured from ARSACS patients.
Date added: Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Patients report more side effects when they know they are taking a statin, than when they do not know whether they are on the drug or a dummy pill, according to a study by researchers from Imperial College London and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)
Date added: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Date: Wednesday 24 May, 5pm - 7.30pmLocation: Perrin Lecture Theatre, Blizard Institute, 4 Newark Street, London E1 2AT
Date added: Thursday, April 13, 2017
On Tuesday 7th February 2017 QMUL hosted the second annual Engagement and Enterprise Awards to celebrate and showcase projects demonstrating excellence in the application and dissemination of research and teaching through public engagement, academic innovation, media relations and student enterprise.
Date added: Friday, March 3, 2017
On Friday the 3rd of February the WHRI held its annual New Year Celebration and featured 15 talks from the institute's postgraduates and young post-docs.
Date added: Tuesday, February 7, 2017
New research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has identified a novel syndrome in patients with kidney and adrenal disease.
Church of England vicars visit the WHRI to experience clinical and genomic research at first hand, as part of a national initiative to help scientists and faith leaders engage in dialogue and enhance understanding of ethical issues in medicine.
Date added: Thursday, February 2, 2017
East London school teachers to be provided CPD support and workshops to connect local schools with the Frontiers for Young Minds initiative, an open access scientific journal that publishes ground‐breaking science in language reviewed by teachers and their classes for accessibility.
Date added: Friday, January 27, 2017
Dr Jesmond Dalli explains how his new research has uncovered enzymes that are crucial for the repair and regeneration of tissues, and could lead to new treatments for diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.
Date added: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
A team of researchers at the WHRI are investigating ways in which holidays, music or a change of environment can bolster our immune systems in the fight against disease.
Date added: Friday, September 30, 2016
Thirty-one new gene regions linked with blood pressure have been identified in one of the largest genetic studies of blood pressure to date, involving over 347,000 people, and jointly led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the University of Cambridge.
Date added: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Testing for large numbers of genetic changes can identify men with over a 10-fold increased risk of testicular cancer, a new study shows. Researchers found that testing for newly identified genetic factors along with others found in their previous studies could pick out men at increased risk, who might potentially benefit from monitoring or preventative treatment.
Date added: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Diesel fumes have negative effects on the heart according to a new study by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
Date added: Thursday, June 1, 2017
Statins can improve the structure and function of the heart, according to a new study by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)
A joint study by researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), University College London (UCL) and the University of Bristol suggests that the brain controls exercise capacity, a highly novel idea with ramifications for health in the general population as well as elite athletes.
Date added: Thursday, May 18, 2017
At The Royal London Hospital, on 30 June 2016, the Barts Blood Pressure Clinic became the first hospital in the country to provide two NHS patients with the innovative Barostim Neo™ device that could transform and save the lives of people living with uncontrollable blood pressure.
Date added: Wednesday, July 12, 2017
'UK Pharmacology on the Map' award was presented to the WHRI for its outstanding contribution to the discovery and development of medicines.
Date added: Tuesday, December 15, 2015
A technique that could help predict, diagnose, stage and treat type 1 diabetes is currently being developed by researchers at the William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London.
Date added: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Date: Tuesday 25 July 2017 at 7:30 pm Location: The Great Hall of St Bartholomew's Hospital, West Smithfield, London EC1 7BE
Date added: Thursday, July 20, 2017
Dr Suchita Nadarki has been announced as one of the winners of the Wellcome Image Awards 2017. The winning photo, titled The Pacenta Rainbow, is based on her research into pregnancy complications, and will be shown at exhibitions held across the UK and internationally, including Russia and South Africa.
WHRI researchers find a link between a high-fat diet, obesity and cardiovascular disease risk.
Over 80 new genetic variants that strongly influence human height have been discovered in a study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), Montreal Heart Institute, The Broad Institute and the University of Exeter.
Study co-authored by Professor Mark Caulfield finds 107 new gene regions associated with high blood pressure, potentially enabling doctors to identify at-risk patients and target treatments.
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) awarded $1.5m (£1.2m) by Edwards Lifesciences to carry out a study into a debated therapy for preventing complications after major surgery.
"The brain may not only control our thoughts and physical functions," writes Dr Jesmond Dalli in The Conversation.
Treating a type of white blood cell using hormones could improve the development of the placenta in women with pregnancy complications according to early research led by QMUL.
A protein found in the blood of pregnant women could be used to develop tests to determine the health of their babies and aid decisions on early elective deliveries, according to an early study led by WHRI's Dr Marika Charalambous.
Chris Green MP, Stephen Timms MP and Baroness Neville-Jones were welcomed by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) on a visit organised by the British Heart Foundation (BHF).
Professor Amrita Ahluwalia from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been awarded the 2015 Prize for Research by the WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) Campaign.
Four QMUL colleagues have been named in the top cited researchers, as released by Thomson Reuters.
The results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF), published today, confirm Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)’s place in the very top group of research-led universities.