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28/07/2015

Early stage research raises hopes for potential treatment for NASH

Early stage research raises hopes for potential treatment for NASH
Description
NASH clinical trial results
Date:
28/07/2015
Categories:
Alumni, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
24/07/2015

Opening the door to the cause of myeloid leukaemia: finding the targets of a common mutation.

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have made a breakthrough in understanding how mutated genes in leukaemia reprogram blood stem cells and send them spiralling out of control.
Date:
24/07/2015
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
16/07/2015

Looking back: How Birmingham set the pace in helping hearts

Looking back: How Birmingham set the pace in helping hearts
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Last month a 96 year old woman was implanted with the world's smallest pacemaker at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 55 years after University of Birmingham alumni Leon Abrams and Ray Lightwood developed and implanted the world's first patient controlled variable rate heart pacemaker. With Birmingham's evident reputation as pioneers in pacemaker technology, we look back at Abram's and Lightwood's extraordinary contribution, the impact of this and how it paved the way for future developments in heart surgery.
Date:
16/07/2015
03/07/2015

Action on Postpartum Psychosis Shortlisted for National Lottery Award

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Birmingham founded project, Action on Postpartum Psychosis (APP), have been shortlisted from among hundreds of projects for a National Lottery Health Award for the fantastic support they offer mothers who suffer with Postpartum Psychosis.
Date:
03/07/2015
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
15/06/2015

Four Birmingham academics recognised in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours

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Four members of staff from the University of Birmingham, Professor Simon Halsey, Professor David Parker, Dr Clare Taylor and Carl Hingley have been recognised in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours.
Date:
15/06/2015
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences
01/06/2015

Leading expert in children's cancers appointed as a senior clinical advisor for CRUK

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Cancer Research UK has announced the appointment of three senior clinical advisors to join the charity's leadership to accelerate the progress of its ambitious research strategy.
Date:
01/06/2015
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
27/05/2015

Enzyme that triggers muscle wasting could be key to reversing signs of ageing

Description
Are we one step closer to discovering the elixir of youth? Scientists identify the enzyme that causes age-related muscle wasting by inhibiting enzyme they can reduce levels of hormone that triggers it.
Date:
27/05/2015
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
12/05/2015

University of Birmingham jumps nine places in world research rankings

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The University of Birmingham has risen an impressive nine points in the latest world research rankings, placing it in 112th place among the top 500 global research universities. The Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities 2014, also known as the NTU Ranking, ranked Birmingham ninth overall in the UK.
Date:
12/05/2015
Categories:
International, Research
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