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London-based NZ biochemist Dr Peter Shepherd was honoured for his groundbreaking work on the causes of type-2 diabetes at the London Biotechnology Network (London, Oxford and Cambridge) biotechnology excellence event in London. Shepherd was joint winner of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award for his role in founding Xcellsyz, a company formed to enhance the drug development and discovery spin-offs from his University of London research. Shepherd’s latest research shows that caffeine might help fight cancer.


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Sustainability is Abel’s Top Note

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