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Posted 27 May 2016

Trial launches for children's brain cancer

The University of Birmingham's Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit will coordinate the UK arm of a large international clinical trial for a type of children's brain tumour, called ependymoma.

Posted 25 May 2016

What would a future without antibiotics be like?

Professor Laura Piddock, Professor of Microbiology at the University of Birmingham appeared on the Victoria Derbyshire programme last week raising awareness of the antibiotic crisis; on the same day a report was issued highlighting the urgent need for action to help tackle this global problem.

Posted 11 May 2016

Study finds no evidence linking weekend staffing levels in hospitals to mortality

The 'weekend effect' – that patients admitted to hospital over the weekend are at an increased risk of death – overshadows a much more complex pattern of weekly changes in quality of care, which are unlikely to be addressed by simply increasing the availability of hospital doctors on Saturdays and Sundays.

Posted 09 May 2016

Insitute of Inflammation & Ageing Launch Workshop 2016

The Institute of Inflammation and Ageing held its inaugural workshop event on Friday 8th April 2016. The event was hosted and chaired by Institute Director, Professor Janet Lord, (who was recently featured in the BBC programme 'How To Stay Young') and Deputy Director Professor Chris Buckley.

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