2013 NIHR Senior Investigator Awards
11th March 2013
Professor David Adams who is the director of the Birmingham NIHR Biomedical Research Unit has been awarded the title of NIHR Senior Investigator. He was one of just 19 out of 109 new applications to receive the award which are made according to criteria of quality and volume of internationally excellent research; its relevance to patients; and the public; impact on improvements in healthcare and public health; impact of individual research leadership including for NIHR; engagement of patients and the public and engagement of healthcare policy makers and planners with their research.
Liver BRU on Radio 4
About a third of deaths from liver disease are down to excessive alcohol consumption, but what is responsible for the majority of liver related deaths? Dr Mark Porter investigates this topic with doctors from the Birmingham NIHR Biomedical Research Unit on Inside Health on BBC Radio 4 at 9pm on 31st July 2012.
Clinical Research Fellow Matthew Armstrong has won a poster prize at the 2012 NIHR Experimental Medicine Research Training Camp
The NIHR Experimental Medicine Research Training Camp was attended by 70 invited PhD students from Biomedical Research Centres, Biomedical Research Units and Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care. As a condition of attendance at the Training Camp, each trainee had to submit an abstract about their research work. Only 35 were selected for presentation. Matthew won the best poster prize and was one of only 4 poster prizes awarded. The poster competition was judged by Professor Jim Neilson (Dean of NIHR Trainees), Dr. Denise Best (Academic Careers Manager at Oxford BRU), Margaret Hall and Isobel Boyer (NIHR lay advisors).