We recently spoke to Carlos Boto, Co-founder and CSO of doDOC, a new document creation and management platform for academia and industry. Read on to find out more about doDOC and how Carlos transitioned from his PhD to co-founding a startup.
Ever thought that your research findings could perhaps be of commercial value? If yes, how would you go about identifying the market and pitching your idea? Read here for SIUOxford’s recent event addressing these questions.
Will biotherapeutics become the new generation of drugs for treating Alzheimer’s disease? And how is this disease linked to inflammation in the brain? Read on here for more….
For the first time, SIUOxford went on tour! We visited the Oxford BioEscalator- a space for biomedical start-ups to set up their research.
SIUOxford looked to the local start-up scene at the University of Oxford and welcomed Oxford Nanopore Technologies and Oxbotica to our recent event. What do these companies offer, what is their background story and what can we learn from their journey to today’s success?
In the fight against cancer, researchers are turning to innovative ways to strengthen the immune system’s response to cancer cells. Recently, 3D biomaterial scaffolds are being incorporated into cancer vaccines. Read on here for more…
Together with OxFEST and St. Anne’s College, SIUOxford welcomed three speakers to give their insights into the importance of gender equality in academic research environments. What are institutions and individuals doing to tackle this issue and is there evident progress?
Can a tasty high fat, high carb Western diet do harm to our bodies by unnecessarily activating the immune system? A study published this year in Cell shows that this could in fact be true. Read on here for more…
Seems like we are thinking a lot about sleep lately. Here, we take a look at obstructive sleep apnea and the new FDA-approved, surgically implanted medical device that is promising to offer effective treatment for this disorder by upper air-way stimulation.
How do animals, plants and even bacteria function without clocks and alarms? We now know this is down to the level of genetics, and humans too have circadian rhythms. But our modern lifetyle is disrupting this, with noticeable consequences. Is there room for innovation to fix the problem? Read here for more….