The University of Southampton has received a £10 million pound donation from an anonymous donor to further its research into the causes of cancer. Cancer Research UK say they have also received a donation of £10 million from the same anonymous donor, the biggest single donation in their history.
"This remarkable gift allows us to build on our expertise and expand the research teams in Southampton to make even greater progress in developing new treatments.
The University of Southampton has received £10 million pounds from an anonymous donor to support research in to cancer immunology. The research department is based at Southampton General Hospital.
More details shortly.
This video from the University of Southampton shows how X-rays have been used to build up a 3D picture of Roman coins underground.
Archaeologists and engineers from the University of Southampton are studying buried Roman coins using the latest X-ray techniques.Read the full story ›
Half a million asthma sufferers in the UK could benefit from a "breakthrough" drug that reduces complications caused by the common cold, it was claimed today.
Severe symptoms due to cold infections are one of the chief reasons why asthma patients end up in hospital.
A trial of the new drug, SNG001, at Southampton University, found it significantly reduced asthma symptoms during the critical first week of infection.
Treatment led to a 65% reduction in the number of patients experiencing moderate worsening of symptoms.
Professor William Powrie, Dean of the University's Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, said: "I really hope that these events spark enthusiasm and prove influential in persuading many of the children to choose science or engineering as a career."
Scientists at the University of Southampton are showing how brains and brawn can work together to win medals.Read the full story ›