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Centre for Health and Life Sciences

The Centre for Health and Life Sciences (CHLS) undertakes interdisciplinary scientific research through the application of biological sciences to understand life from the molecular level through to the whole body. We aim to provide significant industrial and public sector led advances in technology and practice.

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Genetic study reveals lung disorders as a complication of type 2 diabetes

The study, conducted by Professor Chris Reynolds and Assistant Professor Giuseppe Deganutti from CHLS, discovered how genetic variants influence blood sugar levels.

Coventry University wins Times Higher Education Award for electronic waste project

A CHLS project using bacteria to recover precious metals from electronic waste was awarded the Knowledge Exchange/ Transfer Initiative of the Year award. 

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