In this week's blog, we talk to Brendan Norman, a PhD student at the University Of Liverpool, about his research into what can be learnt about AKU using mass spectrometry. What is mass spectrometry? Mass spectrometry is a technique for separating the different chemical compounds within.. ...more
In today's blog, we Introduce Leah Taylor, a PhD student who is exploring a way of analysing disease progression in AKU to make it easier to understand and track what AKU is doing to patients bodies. What were you doing before this PhD research project? I moved to Liver.. ...more
In today’s blog, we introduce Juliette Hughes, who is currently researching a PHD at the University of Liverpool under the guidance of AKU researcher Professor Jim Gallagher. Her PHD, entitled “Combating tyrosinaemia in the genetic disease Alkaptonuria” is funded by the AKU Society based in Camb.. ...more
In today's blog, we introduce Dr Helena Glasová, MD PhD DevelopAKUre's new Medical Monitor from Bratislava, Slovakia. Dr Glasová will advise all three clinical sites in all medical matters relevant to the trial should they arise. Where are you based and what is your regular job? I work.. ...more
DevelopAKUre is a series of major international clinical trials, run by a consortium of 12 European partners. It aims to study a potential new drug, called nitisinone, and assess its potential effectiveness in treating the rare disease, alkaptonuria (AKU).
DevelopAKUre is co-funded by a grant from the European Commission. This website is run by a UK patient group, the AKU Society. Learn more about AKU on the AKU Society's What is AKU page.
In this week's blog, we talk to Brendan Norman, a PhD student at the University Of Liverpool, ab.. ...more