Progress towards improving knowledge and understanding of Scotland’s third-biggest killer disease – which is 62 percent more prevalent in East Ayrshire - has been highlighted at a conference hosted by University of the West of Scotland.
The University of Glasgow, in collaboration with the NHS and Scottish tech companies, will lead a £3.37m project to transform bowel cancer screening in the UK by developing a precision diagnostic tool that uses artificial intelligence to predict which patients will develop future polyps and tumours.
Whether it is researching vaccines, helping to understand more about how the virus works, designing and developing equipment, or utilizing new technologies, the response across the city region has been truly inspiring.
New centres are to be launched at the University of Edinburgh to pioneer fair financial services and University of Glasgow to put scientific research into clinical practice with a total of £146 million in funding.
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