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Research finds cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive

Research finds cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive
Description
Cancer tumours manipulate a natural cell process to promote their survival suggesting that controlling this mechanism could stop progression of the disease, according to new research by the Universities of Birmingham and Oxford.
Date:
26/06/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Nankai visitors explore research and study links with Birmingham

Nankai visitors explore research and study links with Birmingham
Description
Senior leaders from Nankai University in China visited the University of Birmingham to explore future research partnerships, as well as student and staff exchange.
Date:
23/06/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Study uncovers link between male hormones and metabolic disease in polycystic ovary syndrome

Study uncovers link between male hormones and metabolic disease in polycystic ovary syndrome
Description
Scientists from the University of Birmingham have discovered the link between increased male hormones and metabolic complications such as diabetes and fatty liver disease in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Date:
22/06/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Sun Yat-sen University leaders visit Birmingham to mark health partnership

Sun Yat-sen University leaders visit Birmingham to mark health partnership
Description
Senior leaders from Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) in Guangzhou visited the University of Birmingham to mark a new partnership that will help to boost the numbers of Chinese doctors in general practice
Date:
19/06/2017
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Vice Chancellor

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
Description
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
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