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Global study identifies liver disease patient risk groups

Global study identifies liver disease patient risk groups
Description
A global study involving researchers from the University of Birmingham has identified key risk groups of liver disease patients to indicate their survival estimates and likelihood of developing cancer.
Date:
24/03/2017

British and Brazilian universities unite to tackle major global problems

British and Brazilian universities unite to tackle major global problems
Description
Experts from the University of Birmingham joined partners at São Paulo State University (UNESP) on Monday 13 March to lay the foundation for joint research aimed at solving major problems facing both countries.
Date:
23/03/2017

Landmark signing provides boost to Birmingham Life Sciences

Landmark signing provides boost to Birmingham Life Sciences
Description
The University of Birmingham has purchased 9.9acres of land in the Selly Oak area to develop a brand new Life Sciences Park.
Date:
23/03/2017

Research finds Addison's patients lack killer immune cells

Research finds Addison's patients lack killer immune cells
Description
Research led by University of Birmingham scientists has found that people suffering from the adrenal disorder known as Addison's disease suffer from an immune system defect that makes them prone to potentially deadly respiratory infections.
Date:
23/03/2017

School of Dentistry: Birmingham Fellows Programme

Description
The University of Birmingham is currently recruiting early career researchers of exceptional ability to join our "Birmingham Fellows Programme".
Date:
22/03/2017

University of Birmingham study finds new class of androgens play key role in polycystic ovary syndrome

University of Birmingham study finds new class of androgens play key role in polycystic ovary syndrome
Description
Scientists led by the University of Birmingham have discovered that a new class of male sex hormones known as androgens play a key role in the development of polycystic ovary syndrome.
Date:
22/03/2017

Ambassador delivers keynote talk to launch Birmingham's Brazil Week

Ambassador delivers keynote talk to launch Birmingham's Brazil Week
Description
The Brazilian Ambassador visited the University of Birmingham today to launch its first 'Brazil Week' and learn more about the University's work with his country.
Date:
21/03/2017

Voting open as young video makers compete to support Brazil in solving resources problems

Voting open as young video makers compete to support Brazil in solving resources problems
Description
People around the world can vote in an exciting global video competition that is helping children and young people play their part in helping to secure future supplies of food, water and energy in Brazil.
Date:
21/03/2017

An epidemic of epipens

An epidemic of epipens
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that prescriptions of adrenaline autoinjectors (commonly called 'epipens') for children with allergies have increased markedly in the last decade, with nearly four devices a year provided per child.
Date:
21/03/2017

Birmingham scientists win Excellence in Patient Care Award for Innovation

Birmingham scientists win Excellence in Patient Care Award for Innovation
Description
University of Birmingham Professors Ronan Ryan and Tom Marshall are celebrating their recent win of a Royal College of Physicians' (RCP) Excellence in Patient Care Award, presented at Medicine 2017, the RCP's annual conference.
Date:
21/03/2017
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