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Single genomic test could speed up diagnoses for rare genetic diseases

  • April 9th 2024
A new approach to analysing exome sequencing data reliably detects large-scale genetic changes and could reduce the number of genetic tests a child might need.

Researcher wins Tony Trinci Award for excellence in Medical Mycology

  • April 9th 2024
A researcher hailed for her “innovative and interdisciplinary techniques” in advancing medical mycology therapies has won the 2024 Tony Trinci Award.

Study will test use of brain training games for better brain health in long Covid

  • April 8th 2024
A new study is looking at whether online brain training games are effective at reducing the impact of long Covid on brain function.

Exeter BRC researchers awarded NIHR senior investigator status

  • March 19th 2024
Two of our researchers have been awarded prestigious National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Senior Investigator status, in recognition of their outstanding contribution to research.

Genetic condition haemochromatosis linked to higher levels of disease in older people

  • March 13th 2024
A new Exeter BRC-supported study finds a genetic link between haemochromatosis and levels of liver, musculoskeletal and brain disease in older people.

Research internships & bridging awards open to health & care professionals

  • March 13th 2024
Helping to increase research capacity to improve health and healthcare and develop leading clinical academics and independent researchers.

More than £7m funding boost for Exeter experts researching women’s reproductive health

  • March 8th 2024
More than £7 million in new funding will boost research into women’s reproductive health, after a series of grants were awarded to University of Exeter researchers.

New UK-developed test can help predict who will develop type 1 diabetes and unlock treatment

  • March 8th 2024
A new test that uses genetics to help predict who is at high risk of developing type 1 diabetes is now publicly available for the first time.

Finding inspiration on the path to a research career

  • March 6th 2024
We hear from medical student Ife Aderinto about the challlenges and rewards on the path to a research career.

Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement Summer School 2024

  • March 5th 2024
A summer school designed for anyone with an interest in PPIE and embedding patient and public involvement in their work and research.

Understanding genetic risk could save sight and predict multiple sclerosis earlier in young people

  • March 5th 2024

Lifetime achievement award in double win for Exeter diabetes professor

  • March 5th 2024
International accolades for Prof Noel Morgan in recognition of his contribution to progress in understanding type 1 diabetes.