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Surgical safety

Cambridge MBA student Taylor Ottesen (MBA 2019) launches Global Scalpels podcast to focus on the billions of people who lack access to safe and affordable surgery. Taylor Ottesen An MBA student at Cambridge Judge Business School, Taylor Ottesen (MBA 2019),…

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A smoother transition

Ten considerations to engage people and communities in the transition phase from government measures to combat COVID-19 from Professor Sunita Sah. An article entitled, "Ten considerations for effectively managing the COVID-19 transition" in the journal Nature Human Behaviour co-authored by…

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Icebergs and elbows

How key workers go unrecognised but are the hidden part that holds up an "iceberg". The coronavirus pandemic has expanded the common perception of who is a "key" worker to include not only doctors and pharmacists but also, cleaners, janitors and other unsung…

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Pharma shift

The pharmaceutical industry's focus on procedures and dealmaking could change significantly in this uncertain period, five Cambridge Executive MBA graduates say in a webinar for the What's Next? How to Survive and Thrive in a Post COVID-19 World series. Here's…

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Investing in Cambridge drug discovery

PharmEnable raises £1.8 million for drug discovery expansion. PharmEnable, a venture supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme at the Entrepreneurship Centre of Cambridge Judge Business School, said it has secured £1.8 million in a seed financing round led by Cambridge…

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Business Weekly: Seeds of a revolution as Spirea plans to reshape cancer treatment

Spirea startup, supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme run by Cambridge Judge’s Entrepeneurship Centre, has raised crucial funding and is aiming to target a potential $7.5 billion market for the treatment of multiple cancers. CEO Myriam Ouberai said: “Incorporation of…

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The Sun: UK hit harder by coronavirus after two mild flu seasons, study finds

An initial investigation by Dr Chris Hope, Emeritus Reader in Policy Modelling at Cambridge Judge Business School, shows there could be a link between the COVID-19 death rate and flu intensity. “The paper does not seek to make judgments about…

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Flu and coronavirus

The COVID-19 death rate is higher in European countries with a low flu intensity since 2018, says a working paper by Chris Hope of Cambridge Judge Business School. The death rate from COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Europe appears to be linked…

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The Conversation: Coronavirus deaths and swelling public sector debt share a data-quality problem

Marion Boisseau-Sierra, University Lecturer in Accounting, Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses why is it difficult to have accurate public health data when reporting coronavirus death rates in different countries and what could be done about it. “Once the pandemic gives…

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Startup innovation boost

£100,000-plus Innovate UK boost for two cutting-edge startups. The UK government recently announced that 800 innovative businesses and startups are set to benefit from Innovate UK funding. Two startups currently on the Accelerate Cambridge programme run by the Entrepreneurship Centre…

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