Health and Medicine

Professor Paul Dent – Developing Cancer Killing Combinations

Professor Paul Dent is committed to taking an idea from the bench to the bedside. He is doing just that by designing clinical trials that investigate how drugs can combine and synergise to kill tumour cells. Maximising the potential of cancer treatments Professor Paul...

Professor Susan Masino – Metabolism and Brain Health

Professor Susan Masino of Trinity College, Connecticut, studies the mechanisms that underlie the effectiveness of the ketogenic diet, an almost 100-year-old therapy for epilepsy, with a view to apply what she has learned to the treatment of other disorders, such as...

The British Society For Research On Ageing

Founded sometime before 1939, The British Society for Research on Ageing (BSRA) is the oldest learned society in the world devoted to the study of the fundamental biology of the ageing process. The society’s mission is to increase our scientific knowledge of the...

Professor Karima Djabali – Putting A Stop To Premature Ageing

For over ten years, Professor Karima Djabali and her team have been on a mission to find a cure for Hutchinson- Gilford Progeria Syndrome. This cutting edge research can inform both interventions for this fatal disorder and reveal further insights into normal ageing....

Professor Naoko Tanese – Huntingtin: Its Role In Gene Expression

Professor Naoko Tanese and her research team at New York University School of Medicine investigate transcriptional and post-transcriptional gene regulatory pathways. Specifically, Professor Tanese is interested in identifying the post-transcriptional functions of the...

Dr. Sharon Ruthstein – The Importance Of Copper In The Human Cell

Dr. Sharon Ruthstein researches the biological pathways involving metal ions, especially copper, by using Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR) Spectroscopy. Here, she discusses the importance of copper in the human body and the implications for future diagnostic and...

The Small Business Administration

Small businesses are the creators of jobs and the driving force behind the US economy. Recognising this truth, the US government established the Small Business Administration (SBA) in 1953 in order to help Americans start and develop their own small businesses. As...