The UK Strategy for Rare Disease was published on Friday, UK_Strategy_for_Rare_Diseases.
We are very encouraged that research into rare diseases is recognised in the report.
RD-Connect and Tim Goodship @ Newcastle IGM are mentioned as ‘case reports’.
Exeter IT experts “Certus Technology” join European bone disease research project
Staff at Exeter-based Certus Technology: back, from left: John Harris, James Autton, Brian Lings, and Monika Digby-Johns; front, from left: Katey Broom, Ian Bamsey and Hilla Goff.
Certus Technology is one of 18 partners across Europe who have joined forces for the five-year, £10m study funded by the European Commission.
Established in 2000, the company specialises in databases, with a particular focus on healthcare and life sciences. It employs eight people, with an office in Longbrook Street and another in Sheffield.
Managing director Ian Bamsey said: “This is a very exciting and data intensive project and we are certainly excited to be supporting it.
A brief return to cricket………
In less than 12 hours the 2013-14 Ashes Series will start between England and Australia.
At 131 years old the ‘Ashes’ is one of the oldest sporting competitions in the world.
The venue is the Gabba in Brisbane, Queensland.
Now the Australians would lead us to believe that the so called “Gabbatoir” is a graveyard for English cricket in Australia.
But let’s just remember who hold the Ashes……