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Three bears set to land on the University Campus as part of The Big Sleuth

Three bears set to land on the University Campus as part of The Big Sleuth
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If you go down to the campus next month, you're sure of a big surpriseā€¦ in the shape of three Big Sleuth bears. Use your detective skills and join us at the University of Birmingham to support Birmingham Children's Hospital Charity this summer.
Date:
16/06/2017
Categories:
Corporate Services, Medical and Dental Sciences

University of Birmingham forms part of new unique kidney biobank

University of Birmingham forms part of new unique kidney biobank
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The University of Birmingham is to work with charity Kidney Research UK to provide tissue analysis for the first kidney biobank covering England, Scotland and Wales being launched today.
Date:
14/06/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Study discovers proteins which suppress the growth of breast cancer

Study discovers proteins which suppress the growth of breast cancer
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that a type of protein could hold the secret to suppressing the growth of breast cancer tumours.
Date:
12/06/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Study reveals treatment gap in patients suffering from an irregular heartbeat leaving them at an increased risk of stroke

Study reveals treatment gap in patients suffering from an irregular heartbeat leaving them at an increased risk of stroke
Description
A study by the University of Birmingham has revealed a treatment gap in patients suffering from a heart condition that causes an irregular or abnormally fast heartbeat.
Date:
12/06/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Study finds adding Abiraterone to standard treatment improves prostate cancer survival

Study finds adding Abiraterone to standard treatment improves prostate cancer survival
Description
One of the largest clinical trials for prostate cancer led by the University of Birmingham has found that adding Abiraterone to hormone therapy at the start of treatment improves survival by 37 per cent.
Date:
05/06/2017
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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