Tagged: biomedical

scientist 42: the clinical immunologist – Mark Larche on pet and grass allergies (2013)

A UK biotechnology company has been testing vaccines for common allergies. The vaccines use SPIREs (synthetic peptides that regulate immune system cells) to help people fend off their allergies to cats, grasses and dust...


scientist 32: the experimental psychologist – Cambridge Cognition tests for Alzheimers disease (2012)

Dr Jenny Barnett of Cambridge Cognition speaks about the neuropsychological tests they develop including one designed for the early detection of dementia. Their test is to be used in a government-funded field trial. And...