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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 21 September 2016
A new analytical test has been launched in the UK that provides sensitive, specific and efficient predictive analysis of a rare form of cancer from a simple urine sample.
Posted 16 September 2016
Experts from the University of Birmingham today joined Indian partners to lay the foundations for a new study into women's cancers that could help to diagnose, treat and prevent the disease.
Posted 09 September 2016
Dr David Hodson, Senior Birmingham Fellow at the University of Birmingham has been awarded €1.7m funding through the European Research Council (ERC) Starter Grant to pursue ground breaking diabetes research.
Posted 31 August 2016
The results of the largest known clinical trial to investigate the use of anticoagulants prior and post cardioversion in atrial fibrillation patients, published in The Lancet, show that non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) could be equally as effective as the currently used warfarin.
New research has shown how a cell surface molecule, Lymphotoxin β receptor, controls entry of T-cells into the thymus; and as such presents an opportunity to understanding why cancer patients who undergo bone-marrow transplant are slow to recover their immune system.
Posted 25 August 2016
New research suggests that intelligence-led heart disease prevention can significantly increase the prescription of preventive drugs to the patients who can benefit most.
Posted 17 August 2016
Students from the University of Birmingham have formed a partnership with V Festival to deliver CPR training to members of the public as part of a project called #VShocks.
Posted 26 July 2016
New findings from the University of Birmingham challenge the 'transient' nature of mini-strokes and provide insight into the long term impact of an under-recognised condition. TIA patients in the study consulted their GPs more frequently than similarly aged patients for fatigue, cognitive impairment and anxiety or depression.
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