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Resolution Therapeutics

When specialist healthcare investment company Syncona Ltd discovered the ground-breaking cell therapy research being conducted by scientists at the University of Edinburgh it sparked a collaboration that went on to fuel the launch of pioneering biotechnology spinout Resolution Therapeutics.

Resolution Therapeutics announces £10m boost and new collaboration
University spinouts named in Scotland’s top tech startups

Four University of Edinburgh-supported companies have been named in Scotland’s Top 15 Tech Startups in recent analysis by data experts Beauhurst.

New macrophage cell therapy shows promise as first advanced liver disease treatment

A clinical trial follow-up featuring patients with end-stage liver cirrhosis shows increased survival rates and fewer liver transplants in those treated with macrophage cell therapy.

New cell therapy shows progress in treating advanced liver disease

A new type of cell therapy to treat patients with liver scarring, or cirrhosis, shows promise of being the first medical treatment for this common and lethal condition.

Impact from research

At the University of Edinburgh it is policy to promote the commercial potential of any new ideas, discoveries or inventions arising from research, and there is an established commercialisation process for transferring them to industry through Edinburgh Innovations (EI).

Analysis for small molecule pharmacological studies

The Mass Spectrometry Core is a facility equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation for sample preparation, chromatographic separation and mass spectrometry analysis for small molecule quantitation of biomarkers and drugs.

Future healthcare showcased in the US

The University’s groundbreaking work in emerging engineering biology and AI-led approaches to future health was showcased recently in Boston, USA.

Engineering biology for better global health

Taking an engineering approach to building biological systems – engineering biology – has spectacular potential to revolutionise how we diagnose and treat disease.

Scotland in pole position to translate liver disease research

Here in Scotland, we currently have a confluence of factors – data capacity, clinical and academic expertise, and technology – that put us in pole position to translate our excellent liver disease research and to develop the innovative new treatments we need, writes Dr Prakash Ramachandran, MRC Senior Clinical Fellow and Consultant Hepatologist at the University of Edinburgh...

Beacon at the Edinburgh Genome Foundry