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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 29 April 2016
Researchers have found that long-term exposure to environmental pollutants was associated with increased risk of mortality for many types of cancer in an elderly Hong Kong population.
Posted 26 April 2016
New research from the University of Birmingham suggests that administering vaccinations in the morning, rather than the afternoon, could induce greater, and thus more protective, antibody responses with the potential to lead to more efficient flu prevention strategies.
Posted 18 April 2016
A study from the University of Birmingham, in collaboration with Northwestern University in Chicago, has shown that infant daughters of women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are more likely to develop the complex genetic disease.
Posted 14 April 2016
Two multi-disciplinary teams of scientists from the University of Birmingham have been shortlisted for the final stages of Cancer Research UK's global Grand Challenge – an ambitious series of £20m cancer grants tackling some of the toughest questions in cancer research.
Posted 07 April 2016
University of Birmingham academic, Professor Janet Lord, Director of the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, will be appearing on the BBC's How to Stay Young programme on Thursday 7th April at 9pm, demonstrating and offering expertise on the 'Sit to Rise' test, an easy-to-administer test, measuring flexibility and strength in the elderly.
Posted 31 March 2016
The University of Birmingham is among the top 50 places in the world to study dentistry, according to a prestigious global survey of universities.
Posted 24 March 2016
Head and neck cancer patients may no longer have to undergo invasive post-treatment surgery to remove remaining cancer cells, as research shows that innovative scanning-led surveillance can help identify the need for, and guidance of, neck dissection.
Posted 18 March 2016
A team of scientists from the field of neuroscience, genetics, and chemistry from the University of Birmingham are working to develop new imaging technology to help understand the genetic basis of brain diseases.
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