Archives for category: Video

Next Tuesday, 28 February, is Rare Disease Day.

Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year. The main objective of the day is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients’ lives.

Watch the video below to find out more, or visit the website.

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Following the outcome of the UK’s referendum on membership of the European Union, the BIA has worked closely with members and stakeholders to identify the threats and opportunities for biotech post-Brexit and to represent the sector.

Our BIA Brexit Briefing webinars will provide a monthly update on government policy, progress of working groups, and how these will potentially affect companies in life sciences – particularly with regards to innovation, financing, regulation and people.

Catch up on last week’s webinar below, delivered by Steve Bates OBE, Chief Executive Officer, BIA.

Visit our website for details on future Brexit webinars.

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Last week over 700 life science professionals descended upon The Brewery in London for the 21st Annual BIA Gala Dinner. With speeches from Lord Prior of Brampton, Alzheimer’s Research UK Ambassador Shaheen Larrieux and the presentation of this year’s BIA Lifetime Achievement award to Kate Bingham.

Watch a slideshow of photographs from the evening below, or visit our Flickr page to view the album in full.

 

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Find out what happened at the 2016 UK Bioscience Forum and why our members find it such a useful event.

Don’t forget to get this year’s date in your diary – 12 October 2017

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As we gear up to next week’s BIA Gala Dinner, our video today comes from Alzheimer’s Research UK.

Watch the video below to find out more about dementia ahead of the dinner, where we’ll be raising money for the charity through our silent auction.

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This week’s video showcase comes from BIA member Oxitec.

The Aedes aegypti mosquito is responsible for the spread of Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases. Oxitec’s GE mosquitoes represent a paradigm shift in vector control. Find out how their eco-friendly and non-persisting solution works in this animated short.

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Get ready for JP Morgan week by watching yesterday’s BIA webinar below, including who is attending, what is going on, and how to make the most out of your time in San Francisco during one of the busiest biotech weeks in the calendar.

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A light-hearted Christmas video treat to end the year, as we showcase the Dance Your PhD live performance by Dr Jyaysi Desai from EuropaBio’s 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner.

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Earlier this week we announced Alzheimer’s Research UK as our charity partner for 2017. Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading research charity aiming to defeat dementia, powering world-class studies that increase the chance of beating dementia sooner.

Dementia is not just an inevitable part of ageing. It’s caused by diseases that we fight through research. Watch the video to find out more and #sharetheorange

Our partnership will work together to raise the profile of research and development for dementia in the UK and help to raise money for the charity at the BIA’s annual Gala Dinner in January.

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Our Friday video this week is taken from our recent ‘Celebrating UK Bioscience’ campaign.

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a fatal muscle-wasting condition, caused by the lack of a protein called dystrophin. Summit Therapeutics, a biotechnology company based in Oxfordshire is developing a potential treatment approach, known as utrophin modulation, to slow or stop disease progression.

Watch the video to hear from Summit Therapeutics, charity Muscular Dystrophy UK and Charmaine Twine, ambassador for MDUK whose two sons Josh and Ethan have DMD.

Learn more about the ‘Celebrating UK Bioscience’ campaign here.

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