CELS and MPE have anti-inflammatory effects in carageenan-induced acute inflammation, dose dependently and proinflammatory in histamine inflammation, in small doses.
CELS and MPE exhibited the anti-inflammatory effects in carrageenan model.
As the healthcare industry expands to play an increasingly important role in the economy, I look forward to working with CELS
to take advantage of emerging opportunities and meet any arising challenges.
Mike Asher, CEO of CELS
, said: "Brian's appointment to the board establishes a direct link between CELS
and the NHS in Newcastle.
Kenny Lang, Director of Business Incubation at CELS
, said, "Business incubation facilities for life sciences companies such as CELS
at Newcastle are just one of the ways in which CELS
is driving the region's healthcare economy; aiding knowledge transfer and helping to convert scientific ideas from North East England's top universities into commercial opportunities.
Dion said: "I've been working in the healthcare sector in the North East for some time, and thoroughly enjoyed it, but I was ready for a new challenge, and CELS
has definitely provided me with that challenge.
This is a unique opportunity for North-East companies and I urge them to contact CELS
as soon as possible.
He is an accomplished business leader and with his knowledge and global experience comes a wealth of industry contacts which will benefit CELS
and the region as a whole.
Nicholds, 45, also has more than 20 years' experience in the life sciences arena and joins CELS
from Billingham-based Avecia Biotechnology.
Ian Shott, chairman of CELS
said: "Our objective is to promote the region as a leading centre for life sciences and healthcare and as an attractive place for businesses to transfer to, establish and thrive.