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Drug to treat liver disease could prevent Covid
Using lab grown 'mini-organs' and donated human organs, researchers in Cambridge have found that a common drug used to treat liver disease could prevent Covid infection.
Two top awards for Professor Ravi Gupta
Addenbrooke's doctor and University of Cambridge professor Ravindra Gupta has won the prestigious Translational Microbiology Prize as well as being named as one of the world's most influential researchers of 2022.
Lab grown blood given to people in world-first clinical trial
An Addenbrooke's team is involved in a pioneering clinical trial, growing red blood cells in a lab and transfusing them into another person.
Genetic test rules out cancer for baby Oliver
A baby who was born with a large tumour on his leg has been spared chemotherapy and surgery, after whole genome sequencing at Addenbrooke’s revealed the lump was harmless.
World first in hologram patients
Medical students at Addenbrooke’s are the first in the world to experience a new way of learning, using the latest in mixed reality holographic patients
Landmark NHS testing and treatment for brain cancer
Brain tumour patients at Addenbrooke’s Hospital are the first in the UK to benefit from personalised treatment using the latest innovations in genomics and cancer research.
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16,039 Research participantsBetween 2019-2020, we have had over 16,000 research participants.Get involved
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6,000 Covid-19 BioResource study staff participantsAlmost 6,000 CUH staff recruited to participate in the Covid-19 BioResource studyOur research
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