The HUSERMET Project
the human serum metabolome in health and disease...

    

News


Here you will learn the latest progress and development in the HUSERMET project.



HUSERMET represented at Metabomeeting 2012

Two HUSERMET posters were presented at Metabomeeting 2012, held at the Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester, UK.

25 Sep. 2012



New Publication in Nature Protocols

A new publication documenting our "Procedures for large-scale metabolic profiling of serum and plasma using gas chromatography and liquid chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry" has been published in Nature Protocols.

30 Jun. 2011



Manchester Researcher Appointed New 'Dementia Tsar'

The University of Manchester Press Release
"Professor Alistair Burns at The University of Manchester has been appointed as the new National Clinical Director for Dementia, the Department of Health has announced." [Read More...]

23 Jan. 2010



Newly Appointed Data Analyst

Dr Wanchang Lin has joined the project from Aberystwyth University as a full time HUSERMET data analyst. Wanchang will be based at Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, Princess Street, Manchester.

04 Jan. 2010



Recruitment Finished

The recruitment phase of HUSERMET has now ended. Further work will focus on the continued analysis (NMR, ICP-MS, GC-MS and LC-MS) and interpretation of metabolomic data.

01 Nov. 2009



Two New Publications

Two publications documenting our GC-MS and LC-MS methodologies have now been published in Analytical Chemistry.

01 Aug. 2009



Newly Appointed Research Technician

Ms Nadine Harding is the new research technician to join the project. Nadine will start the post from 1st of May, 2009 and will be based at Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, Princess Street, Manchester.

14 Apr. 2009



New Project Manager

Dr Antony Halsall has left the HUSERMET project to take up the position of Manager of the School of Medical Sciences at Bangor University, Wales. And after an impressive interview, we are pleased to announce that Ms Sue McIntyre has been appointed as the new project manager. Sue will be officially taking over the role of project manager on the 1st of December 2008.

19 Nov. 2008



HUSERMET Researchers Look to the Metabolome for Answers

An Article in the Journal of Proteome Research
"Systems biology, the integration of data from various scientific fields to form a comprehensive or "systems" view of an organism, has become a popular pursuit. Over the past 5-10 years, large collaborative research groups have generated vast quantities of data on the genomics, transcriptomics, and proteomics of humans and other organisms. However, Douglas Kell of the University of Manchester (UM) realized that an important piece of the systems biology puzzle has been missing-metabolomics." [Read More...]

12 Sept. 2008



The University of Manchester and GSK Strike New Research Alliance

The University of Manchester Press Release
"Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline and The University of Manchester have agreed a new research alliance that will help meet the challenge of accelerating translational research efforts within each organisation." [Read More...]

07 Jul. 2008



New Chief Executive for BBSRC

A BBSRC Press Release
"The Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills has today announced the appointment of Professor Douglas Kell as the next Chief Executive of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)." [Read More...]

07 Jul. 2008



The Maturing Field of Metabolomics is Taking Steps Toward Guiding Personalized Nutrition

A cover story in the Chemical & Engineering News
"Eat a balanced diet, and you'll live a longer, healthier life. That refrain sounds simple enough." [Read More...]

10 Dec. 2007



Free Health 'MOTs' in World's Biggest Male Ageing Study

An article in the University of Manchester News
"Researchers at The University of Manchester are offering free health 'MOTs' to older men from South Asian and Afro-Caribbean communities as part of the world's biggest study of male ageing." [Read More...]

24 Aug. 2007



Newly Appointed Bioanalytical Scientist

Dr Paul Begley has just joined the team as a bioanalytical scientist. Paul will start the post from 1st of March, 2007 and will be based at Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, Princess Street, Manchester.

20 Feb. 2007



Newly Appointed Biostatistician

We are pleased to announce that Dr David Broadhurst has joined us as the biostatistician within the HUSERMET project. Dr Broadhurst will be based at Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, Princess Street, Manchester.

17 Oct. 2006



Newly Appointed Research Technician

Ms Sue McIntyre is the new research technician to join the project. Sue will start the post from 2nd of October, 2006 and will be based at Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, Princess Street, Manchester.

05 Oct. 2006



Manchester Leads Way in Hunt for Alzheimer's Test

An Article in the Manchester Evening News.
"Scientists in Manchester are hoping to develop the first blood test for Alzheimer's disease as part of a ground-breaking study. Medical experts at Manchester University are to use a supercomputer to analyse the results of chemical tests on more than 1,000 volunteers. They hope the computer will help identify a chemical which could be tested in the blood as an early sign of Alzheimer's." [Read More...]

06 Sep. 2006



Robot Joins Alzheimer's Study

An Article in the BBC News.
"The University of Manchester has revealed their new researcher in the fight against Alzheimer's disease - a robot scientist!" [Read More...]

05 Sep. 2006



Scientific Advisory Committee Members Appointed

Prof. Jan van der Greef, Prof. Michael Sternberg and Dr David Grainger have taken up position as independent advisors on the Scientific Advisory Committee.

10 Nov. 2005



Newly Appointed Project Manager

Dr Antony Halsall has just joined the team as the project manager. Antony will start the post from 1st of October, 2005 and will be based at Faraday Building, Sackville Street, Manchester.

24 Sep. 2005



The Official Launch of HUSERMET Website

The Web domain name of "HUSERMET.org" is officially launched today. The site will serve as the primary portal for publishing and distributing information related to the HUSERMET project activities.

19 May 2005






News
[25 Sep. 2012]
HUSERMET represented at Metabomeeting 2012
[Read More...]
[30 Jun. 2011]
New Publication in Nature Protocols
[Read More...]
[23 Jan. 2010]
Manchester Researcher Appointed New 'Dementia Tsar'
[Read More...]
[04 Jan. 2010]
Newly Appointed Data Analyst
[Read More...]
[01 Nov. 2009]
Recruitment Finished
[Read More...]
[01 Aug. 2009]
Two New Publications
[Read More...]
[14 Apr. 2009]
Newly Appointed Research Technician
[Read More...]
[19 Nov. 2008]
New Project Manager
[Read More...]
[12 Sept. 2008]
HUSERMET Researchers Look to the Metabolome for Answers
[Read More...]
[07 Jul. 2008]
The University of Manchester and GSK Strike New Research Alliance
[Read More...]
[07 Jul. 2008]
Prof Doug Kell is the New Chief Executive for BBSRC
[Read More...]
[10 Dec. 2007]
The Maturing Field of Metabolomics is Taking Steps Toward Guiding Personalized Nutrition
[Read More...]
[24 Aug. 2007]
Free Health 'MOTs' in World's Biggest Male Ageing Study
[Read More...]
[20 Feb. 2007]
Newly Appointed Bioanalytical Scientist for the HUSERMET Project
[Read More...]