Seabed life promises new wave of antibiotics
The search is on for new antibiotics, with antimicrobial resistance now one of the world’s most pressing public health issues.
New meningitis vaccine predicted to save thousands of young lives
Research conducted at the University of Bristol directly influenced the Department of Health’s decision to introduce Bexsero, the vaccine against meningitis B, into the routine immunisation schedule for all babies in the UK. It is predicted that the vaccination strategy could avert over 4,400 cases of meningococcal disease in England over the next 10 years.
Revolutionising synthetic peptide production
Biochemists at the University of Bristol have developed a revolutionary method for peptide design and production that will contribute to the availability of more effective pharmaceuticals.
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