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Press Releases from 2010

First Minister to open flagship cancer genetics building


A new high-tech home for Wales’ to advance the genetic fight against cancer and other inherited diseases will be officially opened by Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones, First Minister of Wales on Thursday 2nd December between 3-4pm.

Monmouth pupils gain University insight


Monmouth A level students swapped the classroom for the laboratory to experience life as a University science student.

Scientists closer to stopping distressing side effect of Parkinson's drug


A major lead for potential new treatment for people with Parkinson's Disease has been discovered by researchers in a study funded by Parkinson's UK.

“More research needed to treat blood clots in vulnerable patients” says Welsh expert


More research is needed to ensure that some of the most vulnerable patients aren’t exposed to increased risk of fatal blood clots, a leading Welsh expert will argue this week (Thursday 24th November).

‘App’ helps keep student finances in check


A new iPhone application offering Cardiff University students instant access to expert advice on keeping their finances in check has been launched.

Website helps patients share their cancer stories


A new website designed to help Welsh patients’ share their own personal cancer stories will be officially unveiled next week (Thursday 25th November)

Teenage girls face greater violence threat from poverty


Living in a deprived area increases the risk of violence more sharply for girls than boys, according to a Cardiff University study of former industrial areas.

International gene experts meet to tackle Alzheimer’s


A leading Cardiff University expert in identifying genes that cause Alzheimer’s disease will meet with some of the world’s other leading figures for the first-time in Paris (Friday 19th November) in a bid help share knowledge and speed-up the genetic fight against the disease.

Life Stories


Life Stories is a free one-day community event exploring the value and popularity of stories about people’s life experiences and their impact on individuals, communities and society.

Olympic football comes to Cardiff University


World-famous footballers will be preparing for the Olympic Games in the Welsh capital after Cardiff University was confirmed as an official London 2012 training venue for the sport.

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