The Big Data Dilemma

A database linking medical history and tissue compound response has direct relevance to future drug discovery projects and healthcare stratification. By making this data available to point-of-care centers, it could transform medication management approaches and improve individual patient care[1]. As the concept of integrating Big Data with healthcare is on the rise, it is increasingly appropriate to have reliable information at your fingertips.

REPROCELL has initiated a research and development project where historical data regarding Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) has been collated. Tissue samples were donated by patients for whom conservative treatment had failed and subsequently required surgical intervention. This data collection project is in its infancy, but it already includes the anonymized medical history of over 250 different donors.

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The importance of internships for life science students

If you are a science student nearing the end of your university program, developing your professional network in order to land a good job is a daunting task.  In this video, Zara Puckrin and Karen Bingham talk about Zara's experience interning at REPROCELL's Glasgow research lab and the benefits of internships for university students.

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From Frying-Pan to Fire

How can industry inspire the next generation of life science professionals?  Summer intern Zara Puckrin describes the challenges faced by today’s graduates and explains how REPROCELL have helped her to bridge the gap between university and work.

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