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Detecting Diseases

Please note this event takes place on the first floor and has no step-free access. Over 18s only.
Past event - 2024
13 May Doors 7pm
Event 7.30-10pm
The Bath Brew House, 14 James Street West,
Bath BA1 2BX
Join us at our upcoming event where we delve into the advancements in disease detection, exploring how innovative methods are improving treatment strategies, ultimately enhancing the lives of countless individuals.

Are germs involved in 'non-infectious diseases'

Luke Jones (PhD Student)
Explore the hidden world within the lungs, where certain germs proliferate in response to inflammation, potentially exacerbating conditions such as bronchiectasis and COPD. Our discussion delves into 'pathobionts'—or otherwise helpful germs which flourish in inflamed environments and may contribute to the persistence of chronic lung diseases. Understanding these relationships is key to potentially curing these diseases, which were previously thought to be lifelong, along with many others.
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A point of care test for rheumatic disease

Flo Adams (PhD Student)
My project focuses on creating a diagnostic test for the early diagnosis of rheumatic disease. The generic nature of early-stage symptoms, such as aches and pains, means individuals are often diagnosed in the late-stages of disease progression. Developing a technique to detect rheumatic diseases early on would promote more targeted treatment which could reduce long-term complications and improve symptoms. The idea is to create a quick and accurate test which could simultaneously detect multiple biomarkers in patient sera and be used in a patient setting.
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