The University of Birmingham has purchased 9.9acres of land in the Selly Oak area to develop a brand new Life Sciences Park.
Leading scientists and clinicians from across the UK have conducted an analysis of global research into the care of hospital patients with dementia and delirium, and are recommending a radical review of patient care.
The success of a five year study into potential biomarkers indicative of traumatic brain injury has led to additional funding for a portable diagnostic tool, and a collaboration with the USA.
This study will be featured in the BBC programme 'Trust me, I'm a doctor' due to be aired in January 2017.
The University of Birmingham will be partnering with the University of Oxford to speed up the development of new treatments for arthritis. This has been supported by a £7 million investment from the Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research.