Populations in low resource settings need easy access to continued healthcare and medical treatments and there are many contributing factors as to why there is an imbalance when it comes to demand and accessibility.
Cancer in its entirety accounts for 28% of deaths each year in the UK, according to Cancer Research UK data. To design better treatments for cancer, a new, patient-derived “organoid” (’mini organ’) model system has been developed for drug testing.
Every year, more than 20 % of agricultural productivity is lost due to plant diseases caused by pathogens. An essential element for the plant to effectively counteract pathogen attack is the ability to control the expression of its defence-related genes.
Regenerative medicine aims to repair injured or diseased tissues using a multidisciplinary approach to stimulate natural repair mechanisms or promote healing through the transplantation of cells, often the patient’s own stem cells.