Dame Sally Davies, the Master of Trinity College, has launched the Trinity Challenge, which brings together leading business, academic and philanthropic institutions, to harness the potential of data and analytics in order to better protect and prepare the world against health emergencies.
Research by Trinity Fellow, Professor Sir Shankar Balasubramanian, has shown for the first time that four-stranded DNA structures – known as G-quadruplexes – play a role in certain types of breast cancer.
Catherine Barnard is Professor of EU Law and Employment Law at Cambridge and Senior Tutor at Trinity. In 2019 she was awarded the Pilkington Prize for Teaching at Cambridge and in 2020 she was elected a Fellow of the British Academy.
Trials of Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald’s Cytosponge have found the ‘pill on a string’ can identify ten times more people with the pre-cancerous condition Barrett’s oesophagus than the conventional detection methods.
Trinity colleagues have paid tribute to the chemist, Dr Ian McDonald (1938-2020), who died on 19 July 2020.