Results For: "treatment"

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  • Potential treatment for allergic disease including severe steroid resistant asthma

    A novel approach shows promising results as a potential therapeutic for allergic conditions, including severe steroid resistant asthma. A peptide has been identified, HpARI, that inactivates and inhibits release of IL-33 a critical step in the development of allergic disease.

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  • FluPep - Peptide-based therapy of influenza virus infection

    This anti-influenza therapy offers potential as anti-viral treatment as well as prevention against all major flu strains, including influenza A infection.

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  • High accuracy, low blood volume microarray-based test for bacterial sepsis

    A host-directed diagnostic methodology, which uses only 30 μL of whole blood, and enables rapid and accurate detection of sepsis in neonates and other subjects. The test removes false negative results associated with current gold standard microbiological methods.

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  • New prodrug strategy for targeted chemotherapies

    This new approach converts chemotherapy agents into prodrugs, significantly reducing systemic toxicity, and enabling local activation only at tumour sites where a specific catalyst, palladium, has been implanted.

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  • Rapid detection of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) & antibiotic sensitivity testing (AST)

    Antibiotics are often prescribed inappropriately leading to (1) patients remaining infected and failing to recover from bacterial infection, and (2) the spread of bacterial antibiotic resistance. Our laboratory prototype devices can provide accurate detection and quantification of bacterial suscepti...

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  • Rapid, sensitive counting of viable bacteria: the Molecular Bacterial Load Assay (MBLA)

    The Molecular Bacterial Load Assay (MBLA) provides a rapid and sensitive way to detect viable bacteria. MBLA opens up new applications in the diagnosis and treatment monitoring of a range of chronic bacterial infections, representing an opportunity to create a completely new platform of bacterial di...

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  • TEMo: Gene Signatures for Breast Cancer Diagnosis

    The presence of cancer causes changes to the immune system. A 13-gene signature characteristic of the presence of breast cancer has been identified from blood samples, and a diagnostic to identify this signature as a means of detecting breast cancer more effectively than existing methods has been de...

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  • Sperm Motility Enhancers for Assisted Reproductive Technology

    Sperm Motility Enhancers: A Novel Strategy for Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) based on the direct relationship between human fertility and sperm motility,the University of Dundee has successfully identified FDA-approved compounds with robust and effective stimulation on patient sperm motilit...

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  • Multipurpose, Novel, Nanocomposite Coatings for Medical Devices

    Researchers at the University of Dundee have developed novel coating strategies to prevent medical device-related infections and complications.

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  • Novel adjunct therapy to eliminate opioid tolerance and mitigate side effects

    Researchers at the University of Dundee have identified an adjunct to opioid therapy that suppresses the development of tolerance and may mitigate other severe side effects associated with opioid use.

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