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Company Overview of The University of Sheffield

Company Overview

The University of Sheffield is an educational institution that provides undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs. It offers courses in archaeology, performing arts, ethnicity, business and management, languages, information technology, and engineering. The university was founded in 1905 and is based in Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Western Bank

Sheffield,  S10 2TN

United Kingdom

Founded in 1905

Phone:

44 1142 222 000

Fax:

44 1142 739 826

Key Executives for The University of Sheffield

Registrar, Secretary and Member of Executive Board
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

The University of Sheffield Key Developments

Mironid Ltd and the University of Sheffield Announce Collaboration on Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease Drug Discovery

Mironid Ltd. and the University of Sheffield announced that they have signed a collaboration agreement to identify and develop new molecules for the treatment of Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD). The partnership will focus on advancing Mironid’s proprietary LoAc molecules towards clinical development, with the aim of producing new therapies that can improve the health of ADPKD patients. ADPKD is a devastating, life-threatening and currently incurable genetic disorder in which kidney cysts progressively form throughout life. Cyst formation is driven by excessive generation of the cell signalling molecule, cyclic AMP and causes a wide range of health problems including abdominal pain, high blood pressure and urinary tract infections, eventually leading to kidney failure. ADPKD affects around 12.5 million people worldwide, with around 50% requiring treatment for kidney failure by the age of 60. Mironid’s unique LoAc therapeutic approach, based upon the pioneering work of Professor Miles Houslay, one of the founders of Mironid, selectively activates long form phosphodiesterase-4 (PDE4) enzymes to break down the disease-elevated cyclic AMP levels that drive cyst formation in ADPKD. This approach has been shown to suppress and reverse cyst formation in ADPKD patient-derived kidney cells in Professor Albert Ong’s laboratory in the Department of Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease at the University of Sheffield.

University of Sheffield Wins GBP 90 Million Multiple Awardees Contract for Research and Evaluation Services

University of Sheffield won a GBP 90 million (excluding VAT) multiple awardees contract award from UK Shared Business Services Ltd. to provide research and evaluation services (Contract Award Notice No.: 2016/S 051-085680; Lot No.: 5).

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