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07/03/2017

Birmingham scientists set to take on cancer 'grand challenge'

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University of Birmingham scientists are set to benefit from one of the biggest funding grants ever awarded by Cancer Research UK in the hope of sparing thousands of women unnecessary treatment.
Date:
07/03/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
27/02/2017

Birmingham research identifies blocks to South Asian diabetes treatment

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The social stigma associated with diabetes and a fear of being poisoned by medical drugs may contribute to patients of South Asian origin failing to take their medication, a new study shows.
Date:
27/02/2017

Gene discovery sheds light on growth defects linked to dwarfism

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A new study shows how errors in a specific gene can cause growth defects associated with a rare type of dwarfism.
Date:
27/02/2017
16/02/2017

Brain Awareness Week at the University of Birmingham

Brain Awareness Week at the University of Birmingham
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Join us to celebrate the international Brain Awareness Week: a Public Engagement event celebrated worldwide, to raise public awareness of the importance of brain research.
Date:
16/02/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
15/02/2017

Increased levels of active vitamin D can help to optimise muscle strength

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have shown that increasing the levels of active vitamin D can help to optimise muscle strength in humans.
Date:
15/02/2017
07/02/2017

Famous faces set to help launch Cure Leukaemia appeal

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100 key figures from the West Midlands region attend launch of Cure Leukaemia appeal
Date:
07/02/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
23/01/2017

From diet to blood pressure - it's not just chromosomes that help determine the sex of a baby

Description
Dr Kristien Boelaert writes for The Conversation. Kristien is Reader in Endocrinology in the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research.
Date:
23/01/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
06/01/2017

£3.5 million European funding secured to benefit West Midlands life sciences SMEs

£3.5 million European funding secured to benefit West Midlands life sciences SMEs
Description
The West Midlands will benefit from £3.5 million after successfully bidding for European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) monies to establish a Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre (MD-TEC).
Date:
06/01/2017
22/12/2016

Pre-registration success for final year Pharmacy students

Description
Exclusive industry links help to secure vital placements.
Date:
22/12/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
20/12/2016

Birmingham to host prestigious conference

Birmingham to host prestigious conference
Description
We are pleased to announce that the 5th Mol. Micro. Meeting will take place on the 13th & 14th of September 2017.
Date:
20/12/2016
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