Infusions of plasma from young producers shown to be of benefit in a small trial of patients with mild to moderate Alzheimers.

http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2017/11/clinical-trial-finds-blood-plasma-infusions-for-alzheimers-safe.html Published online by Stanford Medicine News Centre, this article reports on a small early stage clinical trial at Stanford University. The trial was conducted to evaluate the safety of giving patients with mild to moderate Alzheimers, infusions of blood plasma from young producers. Unexpectedly in the trial benefits in tests of functional performance by [...]

Yet another fantastic new biomedical use for silk announced by Tufts University

'Multi-Functional Printable Silk Inks Tap Common Print Technology to Address Therapeutics, Regenerative Medicine, Bio-Sensing Needs - In the photo - ' When printed on surgical gloves in functional silk inks doped with bacteria-sensing agents, the word "contaminated" changed from blue to red after exposure to E. coli.'

Blood on Silk: Price taker, price maker

Fiona Davies Blood on Silk: Price taker, price maker, 2015  found objects, sound video and print  420 x 220 x 80cm Installed at the Drabee Road Nursery, Kandos, NSW. Australia as part of Cementa_15.  April 2015 The manner in which the market works  for a person  producing  and selling their own blood, blood products  or [...]

Cementa 15 9th to 12th April in Kandos, NSW, Australia

Cementa is a biennial contemporary arts festival taking place in the post-industrial town of Kandos NSW Click here to see what's on Fiona Davies Blood on Silk: Price taker, price maker, 2015, found objects sound, video, and print, 420 x 220 x 80cm The manner in which the market works  for a person  producing  and selling [...]

Radio Interview on Blood on Silk, Death, Cementa 15 and some of the rest of life’s great questions.

Interviewed by the great Leah Haynes on radio EastideFm  earlyish in the morning of the 23rd March . My interview overlapped with the very fine visual artist Nicole Barakat. Over the years we have worked together and are both in Cementa15  at Kandos, April 9th to 12th.  So a great chance to catch up with what she's up to [...]