Professor Darren Griffin and Dr Alan Thornhill from the University of Kent are leaders in the field of IVF, whose work has helped transform the lives of aspiring parents around the world.
The Medway School of Pharmacy's Doctors Vadim Sumbayev and Bernhard Gibbs, along with Professor Yuri Ushkaryov, have discovered that leukaemia cells possess a novel biochemical pathway, which helps them avoid the human body’s own anti-cancer immune defences.
The University of Kent is leading a team from the UK and Thailand in mass producing a vaccine to tackle a deadly disease in pigs.
One of Britain's most beloved creatures, butterflies are also under threat from climate change. A team of statisticians from the University of Kent have developed advanced mathematical models to map and manage one of Britain's most beloved creatures: butterflies.