Turning basic science into new therapies for liver disease
Research into the basic science and translational aspects of human liver disease is a strong focus at the University of Birmingham. Since 2008 the Centre for Liver Research has been a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Unit (NIHR Birmingham Liver BRU). The funding was awarded to the University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust in partnership with the University of Birmingham In 2011 we were awarded a further 5 years (2012-2017) of NIHR-BRU funding to enable us to continue our translational research programme in liver disease.
Falk Forum on Auto-immune Liver Disease:
Dissemination of best practice in autoimmune liver disease:Setting the agenda for patient centred care
Scientific organisers: Gideon Hirschfield & David Jones
Venue: Hotel La Tour, Birmingham Tuesday 13th May 2014
Liver Transplant Master Class
In 2013 Birmingham celebrated the 4000th liver transplant of its programme, setting it out clearly as a pioneer and leader in orthotopic liver transplantation. Dr Gideon Hirschfield and Professor Philip Newsome, on behalf of the Birmingham Liver Unit, are pleased to invite colleagues to a Liver Transplant Master Class on 8th - 9th May 2014.