New sales appointment at AgendaPosted: 26th November 2018 in Company News
Agenda are delighted to announce the appointment of Bridgette Archer as the new Business Development Executive for Agenda Life Sciences for the South of England and Wales.
We're heading to LASAPosted: 19th November 2018 in Company News
If you are attending the 2018 LASA Annual Conference, why not drop by the Agenda Life Science stand (stand 43). Agenda Life Sciences specialise in life science recruitment, contract staffing, training and consultancy and the provision of facility management services.
Nonclinical outsourcing made easy with our training coursePosted: 15th November 2018 in Company News
This 1½ -day course is aimed at those involved in drug discovery and development who will need the tools for effective management of nonclinical outsourcing and study monitoring.
Artificial Intelligence used for Parkinson’s DiagnosisPosted: 19th October 2018 in Industry News
This year, Agenda’s chosen charity is Parkinson’s UK and we have been fundraising for them throughout 2018. As many as 10 million people around the world are thought to have Parkinson’s disease, and this number is expected to rise with an aging population, in which the illness becomes more prominent.
Fighting Brain Cancer with the Zika VirusPosted: 28th September 2018 in Industry News
The Zika Virus made headlines in 2015 and 2016 when there was an epidemic in South and Central America. Zika mainly attacks cells in the brain known as neural progenitor cells and is not particularly harmful to adults as they don’t have many of these cells...
CRISPR treatment successful for muscular dystrophy!Posted: 07th September 2018 in Industry News
About 10 years ago, researchers at the Royal Veterinary College found a family of King Charles Spaniels that had a canine version of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). With this, they began research in the hopes of one day finding a cure...
New hope in the fight against Cystic FibrosisPosted: 21st August 2018 in Industry News
A new type of cell has been discovered in the human airway, and it may have a central role in cystic fibrosis. There are currently 70,000 people across the world living with cystic fibrosis for which there is currently no cure, and the disease is a major cause of poor health and a shortened life span...
The nutritional myth that's completely inaccuratePosted: 14th August 2018 in Industry News
Summer is upon us and last-minute holiday diets are everywhere, but does eating ‘negative calorie’ foods such as celery, actually help to increase weight loss? A calorie is a unit of energy, usually expressed as kilocalories (kcal) for the energy content in food. It is commonly believed that in the act of eating celery you are actually burning off more calories than you are consuming...
Preventing Autism in the gut?Posted: 02nd August 2018 in Industry News
There has been a lot of research recently about how the gut microbiome can affect our bodies in ways we wouldn’t even think of. Now, researchers are looking into how the make-up of the mother’s gut can affect the development of autism-spectrum disorders during pregnancy...