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18/10/2016

Old Joe turns pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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The University of Birmingham's iconic clock tower 'Old Joe' turns pink this evening to mark the start of Breast Cancer Now's annual awareness month.
Date:
18/10/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
14/10/2016

Greater access is key to changing the face of the medical profession

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The Birmingham Post has noted that we have increased our intake of medical students from under-represented backgrounds by almost 600% in four years.
Date:
14/10/2016
11/10/2016

New molecular mechanism revealed for genetic mutations in aggressive cancer cells

New molecular mechanism revealed for genetic mutations in aggressive cancer cells
Description
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have described a previously-unknown molecular mechanism that could lead to the genetic mutations seen in certain types of aggressive cancer cells, involving a cell's own transcription machinery.
Date:
11/10/2016

Trial of device to quickly identify critically ill patients

Trial of device to quickly identify critically ill patients
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Trial of device to quickly identify critically ill patients
Date:
11/10/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

First patient treated on ground-breaking liver cancer trial

First patient treated on ground-breaking liver cancer trial
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First patient treated on ground-breaking liver cancer trial
Date:
11/10/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

Important flu jab research extended to pneumonia jabs

Important flu jab research extended to pneumonia jabs
Description
Funding received to examine if all vaccinations are better given in the morning
Date:
11/10/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
07/10/2016

Birmingham scientists taking on Great Birmingham Run to beat blood cancer

Birmingham scientists taking on Great Birmingham Run to beat blood cancer
Description
A team of six scientists from the University of Birmingham will swap their lab coats for running vests as they take on the Great Birmingham Run on Sunday 16 October to raise money for the blood cancer charity Bloodwise.
Date:
07/10/2016

Clinical trials paper success

Clinical trials paper success
Description
Congratulations to Dr Sara Kenyon, Reader in Evidence Based Maternity Care at the University of Birmingham, whose paper 'Managing Clinical Trials' has been accessed over 80,000 times, making it the second most accessed paper in the journal Trials to date.
Date:
07/10/2016
05/10/2016

The Institute of Translational Medicine officially opened

Description
The Institute of Translational Medicine officially opened on 4th October 2016.
Date:
05/10/2016
03/10/2016

IMI Professor awarded 2016 Microbiology Outreach Prize

IMI Professor awarded 2016 Microbiology Outreach Prize
Description
Professor Laura Piddock has been awarded the 2016 Microbiology Outreach Prize. This is awarded annually to a microbiologist who has engaged in high-quality outreach activities during the last 2–5 years.
Date:
03/10/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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