News and updates

Monday 10th October 2016

Southampton joins €28M project to tackle whooping cough

Description
As part of a major project to prevent whooping cough, our facility is enabling new research to improve vaccine testing and development.
Date
Monday 10 October 2016

Lupus patients highlight foot and ankle issues

Description
Survey results from patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are being used to improve guidelines for doctors.
Date
Monday 10 October 2016
Tuesday 20th September 2016

Omega-3 helps fight obesity-related disease

Description
New research shows obese women could benefit from combining omega-3 supplements with the right daily calories.
Date
Tuesday 20 September 2016
Wednesday 3rd August 2016

Nurses' winnings spent on toys for children with complex needs

Description
Our paediatric research nurses are using their £2000 Hospital Heroes award, with additional fundraising, on improving the research facility children's area for children with complex needs.
Date
Wednesday 3 August 2016

Children with 'wobbly eye' disorder struggle to recognise faces

Description
A new indicates children with the eye movement disorder nystagmus may have particular difficulty recognising faces.
Date
Wednesday 3 August 2016
Monday 25th July 2016

New smartphone app for arthritis patients

Description
We are testing a prototype app that uses mobile phones' movement detectors to track the daily activity and joint pain of rheumatoid arthritis patients.
Date
Monday 25 July 2016
Wednesday 13th July 2016

App redesigned for 100,000 Genome Project

Description
A new version of our My Health Record app has been developed for rare disease patients in the 100,000 Genome Project to manage their health at home.
Date
Wednesday 13 July 2016
Thursday 16th June 2016

Surgeons trial new drug to help brain haemorrhage patients

Description
Surgeons in Southampton aim to improve outcomes for brain haemorrhage patients in the trial of a new drug based on an antioxidant found in broccoli.
Date
Thursday 16 June 2016
Monday 13th June 2016
Thursday 26th May 2016

CRF nursing team wins hospital heroes award

Description
Our children's research nursing team took the Hospital Heroes Clinical Impact Award for their work on research into a meningitis vaccine.
Date
Thursday 26 May 2016
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