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Birmingham Fellows: Dr Aga Gambus
Screening heart disease in newborn babies
Precision Medicine: Diagnostic medical genetics
Agent EBV: Helping the Immune System Fight Cancer
Posted 26 November 2015
New research from the University of Birmingham has shown that progesterone supplements in the first trimester of pregnancy do not improve outcomes in women with a history of unexplained recurrent miscarriages.
Posted 20 November 2015
New research published in The Lancet has shown that a drug, currently used in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes, can be effective in clearing fatty liver disease from some patients.
Posted 19 November 2015
Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh unveiled a commemorative plaque at an official ceremony today at the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry at Pebble Mill, Edgbaston.
The University of Birmingham's iconic clock tower 'Old Joe' has turned a shade of blue this week as part of the inaugural World Antibiotic Awareness Week.
Posted 17 November 2015
Researchers from the University of Birmingham have, for the first time, identified how Salmonella infections that have spread to our blood and organs can lead to life-threatening thrombosis.
Posted 10 November 2015
The University is collaborating with FitnessGenes, an Oxfordshire-based research lab producing DNA-based fitness advice, to provide unique personalised fitness programmes in a bid to combat obesity.
Posted 04 November 2015
A Birmingham based team, led by University of Birmingham Professor Alan Rickinson, have won a prestigious cancer research prize for developing a therapeutic vaccine for Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) associated cancers.
Posted 03 November 2015
Congratulations to Dr June Jones who has been awarded a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy. Only 50 such awards are made across the HE sector each year
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