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Agenda awarded as a ‘Leader in Openness’ in animal research

Posted: 22nd May 2019 in Company News

Agenda Life Sciences have this week been awarded as a Leader in Openness by Understanding Animal Research, we are one of the first organisations to gain this award, alongside 12 other organisations.

New drug gets body to ‘eat’ cancer cells

Posted: 05th July 2018 in Industry News

Cancer research is always ongoing in the hope to find a cure for cancer, but the reality is that one drug or a one-size-fits-all treatment is not enough to fight it. Immunotherapy is considered the next big thing in treating cancer, but cancer is smart has many ways of avoiding treatment...

Hangry!? Scientists Have Found Out Why

Posted: 02nd July 2018 in Industry News

If you've ever wondered why you get angry whenever you’re hungry, good news! Science might have found the cause of being “hangry” – and it is not as simple as low blood sugar levels. It’s a complex interplay between your feeling of hunger, your awareness of your feelings, and what’s going on around you. As reported in the journal Emotion, the team believe that the causes of being hangry are related to both context and emotional self-awareness.

New certifications for Agenda!

Posted: 28th June 2018 in Company News

This June Agenda were one of the first companies in the UK to achieve certification to BS10012 Personal Information Management System. Agenda also successfully gained certification to ISO22301 (ISO 22301) Business Continuity Standard.

Immunotherapy Success

Posted: 14th June 2018 in Industry News

Immunotherapy has been in the science and health news a lot recently, but it is not a new treatment for cancer. Immunotherapy drugs work by stimulating the immune system to recognise and fight cancer and is already being used to tackle certain cancers...

Tea Leaves Kill Lung Cancer?

Posted: 25th May 2018 in Industry News

Scientists from India and Swansea University have recently discovered that nanoparticles derived from tea leaves can inhibit and destroy lung cancer cells...

Organ Transplants

Posted: 22nd May 2018 in Industry News

Organ donation and transplantation is a big discussion at the moment. Wales have trialled an opt-out system to help boost numbers on the organ donation list, and similar plans are being discussed for England and Scotland.

Myths around Hay Fever

Posted: 04th May 2018 in Industry News

Hay fever is an inflammation in the nose which occurs when the immune system overreacts to allergens in the air. It does this as it mistakes pollen for something harmful like bacteria, which triggers the cold-like symptoms that comes with hay fever. Here's some myths that are still around surrounding the common condition...

ScandLas Meeting Success

Posted: 03rd May 2018 in Company News

Agenda attended the annual ScandLAS meeting that held the title “Beyond legislation – Best practice in Animal Research” where the one of the main themes was how to achieve the highest possible scientific and welfare standards in animal research. The meeting was held in Kristiandsand in Southern Norway. The venue was on the coast, surrounded by Norwegian mountains and a number of lakes.

Audit success for Agenda

Posted: 27th April 2018 in Company News

Agenda is pleased to announce that this week it has successfully passed its 6-monthly audit for ISO 9001, ISO27001 and ISO14001, this accreditation is fundamental to the quality management, information security and green processes that underpin our commitment to continually improving our service and adding value to our customers.

Managing Director becomes 'Honorary Member'

Posted: 26th April 2018 in Company News

Agenda Life Sciences are proud to announce that in March our Managing Director, Norman Mortell was awarded ‘Honorary Member’ status by the Institute of Animal Technology (IAT).