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Posted 01 April 2017

New NIHR Biomedical Research Centre opens in Birmingham

The NIHR Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) opened on 1 April 2017 with the aim of accelerating the access to, and adoption of, drugs, devices and diagnostics tests for patients living with chronic inflammatory disease, driven by cutting edge experimental medicine.

Posted 23 March 2017

Research finds Addison's patients lack killer immune cells

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.