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Two Birmingham teams shortlisted for Cancer Research UK's Grand Challenge award

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Two multi-disciplinary teams of scientists from the University of Birmingham have been shortlisted for the final stages of Cancer Research UK's global Grand Challenge – an ambitious series of £20m cancer grants tackling some of the toughest questions in cancer research.
Date:
14/04/2016

Birmingham and Illinois recruiting top researchers to tackle global challenges

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The University of Birmingham and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are jointly recruiting top postdoctoral researchers in areas of common interest that also address major global challenges.
Date:
14/04/2016

Shining new light on diabetes treatment

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Researchers have developed a light-activated tool to show how drugs need to be adapted to combat type 2 diabetes.
Date:
11/04/2016

FDA Support for Obeticholic Acid (OCA)

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Work from Birmingham led by Dr Gideon Hirschfield has contributed to FDA approval on April 7th 2016 of the first new drug approved for use in the liver disease primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) in 20 years.
Date:
08/04/2016

New prostate cancer technology

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The traditionally painful test for prostate cancer is set to become a thing of the past for men after researchers in Birmingham developed a new blood screening process.
Date:
01/04/2016

Birmingham dental school scores Top 50 global hit

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The University of Birmingham is among the top 50 places in the world to study dentistry, according to a prestigious global survey of universities.
Date:
24/03/2016

New cancer imaging scans to reduce the need for risky surgery

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Head and neck cancer patients may no longer have to undergo invasive post-treatment surgery to remove remaining cancer cells, as research shows that innovative scanning-led surveillance can help identify the need for, and guidance of, neck dissection.
Date:
24/03/2016

New imaging scans track down persistent cancer cells

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Head and neck cancer patients may no longer have to undergo invasive post-treatment surgery to remove remaining cancer cells, as research shows that innovative scanning-led surveillance can help identify the need for, and guidance of, neck dissection.
Date:
23/03/2016
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