University of Glasgow Scientists discover cancer breakthrough

Scientists at the University of Glasgow have developed a new method of killing cancer cells. The method, called Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD) could be  more effective than current methods/ Currently most anti-cancer therapies (chemotherapy, radiation and immunotherapy) work by killing cancer cells through a process called apoptosis, which activates proteins called caspases, leading to cell death. But in apoptosis, therapies often fail to kill...

GSK Unveils new Montrose facility

Pharmaceutical giant GSK has unveiled its £44 million vaccine production facility in Montrose. The site, which will produce ingredients for vaccines to treat conditions such as tetanus, pneumonia and whooping cough, has been five years in the making. GSK had first announced plans for its facility, which is now being commissioned, in 2012. The facility will create a further 19 skilled jobs in Montrose by...

£1million Raised to Develop New Tendon Injury Treatment

£1million investment has been secured by The University of Glasgow to develop treatment for tendon injuries. 1 in 10 people are affected with tendon injuries in their lifetime through sporting injuries, repetitive strain or major traumas. Causeway Therapeutics work to develop therapies for tendon injuries and discovered a single microRNA that plays a key role in strengthening tendons. To read the full article, click here.