Campod, Cambridge Fund for the Prevention of Disease, is a charity that raises money to directly support medical research in the Department of Pathology at the University of Cambridge. It was formed in 1983 and is supported through individual donations and legacies, grants from Charitable Trusts and income derived from fundraising activities. Campod offers the opportunity for individuals to directly support world-leading research into major diseases affecting the world-wide population.
- 16th Annual Campod Golf Challenge - Ely City Golf Club, Tuesday 5th July 2016
- The amount raised for Campod was £826 which will go towards a new radiation counter for use by all research groups in the Department.
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- Flower Power
- Sending flowers? Why not order them from www.charityflowers.co.uk and help save lives?
- Campod are delighted to have teamed up with Charity Flowers. They offer a beautiful range of flowers, plants and chocolates and when you place an order with them, quoting ‘CAMPOD’ they will donate 15% of your order total to our charity, at no cost to you. More details→
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Scientists in the Department’s Microbiology Unit have solved a long-standing mystery confounding both biologists and physicists - how are long flagella ‘propellers’ built far outside the biological cell where there is no conventional energy source ?
In the journal Nature Dr Lewis Evans et al publish their Wellcome Trust-funded research, led by Dr Gillian Fraser and Professor Colin Hughes, which uncovers a simple and elegant ‘chain mechanism’ harnessing the entropic force generated by the unfolded subunits themselves. More