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Oral Care Innovation: Hygiene and consumer behaviour

Oral Care Innovation: Hygiene and consumer behaviour

‘A smile is the shortest distance between two people’ [i]   Beautiful smiles with healthy, white teeth can enhance our social connections. Daily oral care is an essential regimen for most people aiming to maintain oral health. It can prevent tooth decay (dental...

The impact of a pandemic on the skin microbiome

The impact of a pandemic on the skin microbiome

This week, we attended via webinar, the ‘Microbiome Connect: Leadership Session’ to discuss the impact of a pandemic on the skin microbiome sector. Our Senior Innovation Consultant, Dr Katerina Steventon shares her highlights from the meeting held by Kisaco Research....

Probiotics in Acne

Probiotics in Acne

Acne and the skin microbiome Acne is one of the most common skin conditions with detrimental consequences for affected individuals. The pathophysiology of acne is not well understood. The interactions of skin microbiome with the immune system of the body appears to be...

NBIC: Realising our potential

NBIC: Realising our potential

The National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) was formed in late 2017 as the very first BBSRC supported Innovation Knowledge Centre (IKC) and we are tasked with building upon and leveraging existing and historical investments in biofilm research and innovation in the...

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Can biofilm research support treatment?

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Can biofilm research support treatment?

Personal stories of people living with skin conditions like Hidradenitis Suppurativa touch us inevitably, stronger than reporting of research findings. Last week, the British Skin Foundation published Bethan’s moving story about life with this biofilm-driven skin...

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