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20 May 2020

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Nano-medicine in cancer diagnosis

Pablo Martinez Pancorbo is a postgraduate candidate in XM2 – The EPSRC Centre for capital control Training in Metamaterials. His supervisors are Professor Nick Stone and Professor Yanqiu Zhu. Pablo’s research looks at the use of nanoparticles in  biomedical imaging for improved cancer detection. “The University of Exeter has brought me the…

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22 April 2020

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How fatigue affects our dexterity

Ellie Hassan is a PhD student in Sport and Health Sciences, based on St Luke’s Campus in Exeter. She is part of the SWBio Programme, and is funded by the BBSRC  and ESRC . She is investigating the effects of fatigue on sensorimotor control. Her supervisors are Professor Andrew Jones (Exeter), Dr…

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13 March 2020

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Blood pressure effects in frail older adults

Jane Masoli is an NIHR clinical doctoral fellow and Specialist Registrar in Geriatric Medicine at the College of Medicine and Health. She is currently working towards her PhD on blood pressure, co-morbidities and outcomes in older populations and, in this blog, she talks about her research into the link between low blood…

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24 January 2020

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Improving treatments and services at local NHS trusts

For over a decade, the University of Exeter Medical School has worked collaboratively with the NHS, delivering a large number of research projects to improve services, treatments and patient quality of life.

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6 January 2020

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Social Innovation with Age UK Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

The University of Exeter’s Social Innovation Group (SIG) has been working in partnership with Age UK Cornwall and Isles of Scilly since 2009 conducting research into how volunteers and the older people can be best supported in Cornwall’s rural communities.

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23 July 2018

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Improving the prescribing practice of newly qualified doctors

A recent study looked at ways of supporting junior doctors to improve their prescribing capabilities.

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24 November 2015

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Watching Nature DVDs may help to reduce anxiety in dementia patients

Dr Craig Knight is using video to reduce anxiety levels in dementia patients.

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17 December 2014

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Personalising treatments for patients with Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young

Exeter research has shown insulin injections are not always necessary for diabetes patients.

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