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'Old Joe' turns blue for World Antibiotic Awareness Week

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The University of Birmingham's iconic clock tower 'Old Joe' has turned a shade of blue this week as part of the inaugural World Antibiotic Awareness Week.
Date:
18/11/2015
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Four University of Birmingham projects to receive funding from Guangzhou Municipal Government

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International research at the University of Birmingham has received a boost, thanks to successful bids for funding that will see key projects supported by the Guangzhou Municipal Government in China.
Date:
18/11/2015
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Thrombosis during sepsis is a consequence of protective host immune responses

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Researchers from the University of Birmingham have, for the first time, identified how Salmonella infections that have spread to our blood and organs can lead to life-threatening thrombosis.
Date:
16/11/2015
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham scientists find evidence of how incurable cancer develops

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Researchers in the West Midlands have made a breakthrough in explaining how an incurable type of blood cancer develops from an often symptomless prior blood disorder. The findings could lead to more effective treatments and ways to identify those most at risk of developing the cancer.
Date:
16/10/2015
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Hope for burns victims as researchers pilot revolutionary new dressing

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The disabling disfigurement suffered by many burns victims could be consigned to history thanks to a revolutionary new dressing developed by a team of Birmingham scientists.
Date:
06/10/2015
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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