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21/06/2016

Birmingham Researcher wins Young Coloproctologist of the Year

Birmingham Researcher wins Young Coloproctologist of the Year
Description
Mr Andrew Beggs, Clinical Lecturer in General Surgery in the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, has been awarded the Young Coloproctologist of the Year 2016. This is the first time this award has been presented.
Date:
21/06/2016
14/06/2016

Queen's Birthday Honours Success

Queen's Birthday Honours Success
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We are delighted to announce that two members of staff from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences have been recogised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list; Mr Alan Murdoch, Senior Technical Manager in the Institute of Biomedical Research and Professor Celia Moss, Honorary Professor of Paediatric Dermatology and Consultant in Paediatric Dermatology at Birmingham Children's Hospital.
Date:
14/06/2016
09/06/2016

University scientist recognised with NIHR award

University scientist recognised with NIHR award
Description
Dr Alexandra Sinclair, A National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinician Scientist and Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham has been recognised with a national award for her research work.
Date:
09/06/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
01/06/2016

Under the Microscope: A Q&A with Professor Subrata Ghosh

Description
Under the Microscope: A Q&A with Professor Subrata Ghosh, Director of the Institute of Translational Medicine (ITM) and Professor of Translational Medicine at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
01/06/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
31/05/2016

Research explains the role of the gene BRCA1 in DNA repair

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Scientists at the University of Birmingham are a step closer to understanding the role of the gene BRCA1. Changes in this gene are associated with a high risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer
Date:
31/05/2016
27/05/2016

Trial launches for children's brain cancer

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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.
Date:
27/05/2016
16/05/2016

Lung Cancer Study Day

Lung Cancer Study Day
Description
Dr Alice Turner and Dr Babu Naidu from the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing to speak at a Lung Cancer Study Day to be held at the Centre for Professional Development, Medical School.
Date:
16/05/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
12/05/2016

Midlands research powerhouse will use powerful new imaging technology to develop the next generation of drugs

Midlands research powerhouse will use powerful new imaging technology to develop the next generation of drugs
Description
The next generation of drugs to tackle two of the planets biggest killers are to be developed through a partnership bringing together powerful Nobel Prizewinning imaging technology and some of the brightest scientific minds from around the globe.
Date:
12/05/2016
11/05/2016

Patients and doctors in Brazil need better education on leprosy

Patients and doctors in Brazil need better education on leprosy
Description
Better education for both patients and doctors on how to spot the early symptoms of leprosy would help to reduce cases of the disease in Brazil, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
11/05/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

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

Study finds no evidence linking weekend staffing levels in hospitals to mortality
Description
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.
Date:
11/05/2016
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