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BioQuarter Bulletin May 2024


Find out more about our place, our people. From the latest developments and opportunities, community activities, research breakthroughs, company and individual achievements, new facilities and innovations to upcoming events in this May 2024 issue of BioQuarter Bulletin, our regular round up of news from across Edinburgh BioQuarter.

Featured highlights:

  • Foreword from Heather McKinnon – Senior Director Translational Science, LifeArc, NINE, Edinburgh BioQuarter – outlines the medical charity’s ‘Translational Challenges’ and the opportunities within BioQuarter to foster collaborations with local researchers across the life sciences community
  • A new collaborative research centre will accelerate tests, treatments and potentially cures for thousands of people living with rare respiratory diseases
  • CALCIVIS® investment will boost expansion of the biotech’s patented technology that enables early detection of tooth decay
  • Kynos Therapeutics announce positive results from its first in-human Phase 1 trial
  • We welcomed Graeme Dey MSP, Minister for Higher and Further Education, to learn more about the cutting edge research across the Institute for Regeneration and Repair and meet with students to hear about their community engagement activities with local schools
  • Our Place, Our People shares a selection of individual achievements and recent developments on BioQuarter
  • Community Engagement showcases the Castlebrae Superlab, a hub for science and innovation in the heart of our community in the neighbourhood of Niddrie, Edinburgh
  • In Data and Innovation, go behind the scenes at DataLoch
  • Research Roundup and a selection of upcoming Industry Events


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