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The ethics of embryo profiling

Ethical issues surrounding embryo profiling will come under the spotlight at an international genetics conference at the University of Kent’s Canterbury campus, 29 April-2 May. Other topics to be discussed at the Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis International Society (PGDIS) annual meeting include the impact … Continue reading

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KSS AHSN newsletter – 19 July 2013

Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network —————————————————————- Gatwick lift off Last week we held our first large scale event. Over 140 delegates took park in the network’s inaugural Partnership Day at the Hilton in Gatwick. Senior leaders from industry, … Continue reading

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University of Kent part of new county alliance to promote IT innovation

The University of Kent is one of three universities to join forces with Kent Connects – a public sector technology partnership which links all of Kent’s councils with the emergency services and NHS – to help promote IT innovation and … Continue reading

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NEWS – New tests for kidney disease

A simple blood test could diagnose kidney disease before it progresses. A £2 million study gets underway. Tom Savvides talks to patient Gloria Lewis, Dr Edmund Lamb from the Kent & Canterbury Hospital and patient Laurence Sandum. Research into kidney … Continue reading

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AHSN Newsletter – CLAHRC bid progresses

I’d like to start this week’s update by sharing the good news that the team leading development of the region’s application for a CLAHRC have reached the next stages of the competition and been invited for interview in early July. … Continue reading

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NEWS RELEASE: Asthma inhaler project wins student Entrepreneur of the Year award

Ryan England has been named the University of Kent’s ‘Student Entrepreneur of the Year’ at its recent annual Employability Points scheme rewards ceremony. Ryan, who won the award for his project to customise the appearance of asthma inhalers to make … Continue reading

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