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Spore-inspired excipients for the formulation of biopharmaceuticals

Spore-inspired excipients for the formulation of biopharmaceuticals

21 July 2017

Paper published in the International Journal of Pharmaceuticals

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Fluorescent Shell Localisation in Therapeutic Bacteria Spores

Fluorescent Shell Localisation in Therapeutic Bacteria Spores

28 September 2015

On the front cover of the Biophysical Journal for 17 November, CEB researchers present an analytical method to measure the structure of protein layers in bacterial spore coats. This will assist a joint project with MedImmune on the use of live edible bacteria for drug delivery.

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Nature Communications paper for JJ Phillips

Nature Communications paper for JJ Phillips

20 August 2015

The modus operandi in much of medicine is first to determine the key mechanism of a disease process and then to use a drug to inhibit it. Therefore, on a molecular level, there is often an entity that has an activity that we may wish to turn off. This molecule is termed the ‘drug target’ and a huge amount of effort is made...

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Biopharma alliance forged by MedImmune and CEB

Biopharma alliance forged by MedImmune and CEB

27 May 2015

Organizations announce collaboration to facilitate breakthrough biopharmaceutical research under a new framework agreement

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Industry Engagement Forum

Industry Engagement Forum

29 January 2014

MedImmune has become the first company to participate in a novel University of Cambridge initiative - the Industry Engagement Forum - that aims to encourage early-career University researchers to connect with industry and better understand commercial imperatives. The Forum is organized by Cambridge Enterprise and funded by...

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Latest news

From PhD student to CEO

15 August 2019

Alumnus founds microcapsule start-up for the product industry

July paper of the month: Christie lab discovers two new enzymes responsible for spore germination

9 August 2019

Researchers from our Molecular Microbiology group have identified two new enzymes responsible for breaking open bacterial spores when they germinate.

Dr Marta Serrani through to semi-finals of the Postdoc Business Plan Competition

8 August 2019

Dr Serrani’s start-up, Polivalve, will look to bring the prosthetic heart valves developed by our structured materials research group to the market.