The Leishmania parasite, which causes the human disease leishmaniasis, acts as a probiotic in the insect that transmits it to humans, protecting them from bacterial disease.
Lancaster University is working on a major project that will help people to live longer and healthier lives thanks to a £17 million Government funding announcement.
Lancaster University is supporting a Trust’s doctors to develop as leaders and influence improvement in the NHS through a unique bespoke collaborative approach.
Congratulations to Professor Anne Garden (LMS) who has received an MBE for services to Medical Education.
Lancaster University is leading a study aimed at reducing self-harm and suicide among young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered or questioning.
Lancaster has been ranked ninth in the UK for Biosciences, in the Guardian University Guide 2015.
People who have limited mental capacity need better help with making decisions according to a clinical psychologist at Lancaster University.
The Faculty of Health and Medicine has won an Athena SWAN Silver award aimed at encouraging women in science and technology careers.
Volunteers at the coal face of fundraising for cancer research came face-to-face with researchers to see how their hard-earned cash is being put to good use.
More than 130 people from business and the health sector have visited a special showcase event that demonstrated Lancaster University’s expertise in health and medical science and technology.