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World's first global podoconiosis map

Dr Kebede Deribe, an epidemiologist at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School, has been leading efforts to create a global map of podoconiosis.

The Global Atlas will provide public health officials and policy makers with vital information needed to treat patients.

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Giving babies a better start

Thanks to research at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School, the outlook for premature babies around the world is much brighter.


Podcast: Gail Davey and Melanie Newport on their research into podoconiosis

Recorded in March 2019

Welcome to Impacted, our new podcast series about research for real change. Listen to Gail Davey and Melanie Newport discuss how their world-class research into podoconiosis led to the World Health Organisation recognising this neglected tropical disease.

Simon Ward, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, talks about the vital role of University of Sussex scientists in developing drugs for life-changing illnesses such as schizophrenia.

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Helping people with scabies in care homes

Professor Jackie Cassell is transforming the diagnosis of scabies in residential care homes.

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From diagnosis to life with a genetic condition

Professor Alan Lehmann has helped families live their lives to the full after being diagnosed with xeroderma pigmentosum.

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Simple blood test could one day diagnose motor neurone disease

18 June 2020

Sussex researchers identify unique biomarker opening the door to future developments which allow for quicker diagnosis.

University of Sussex retains award for excellence in researchers’ career development

11 February 2020

HR In Excellence in Research Award goes to University of Sussex for sixth consecutive year for excellence in supporting researchers develop careers.

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