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12/11/2015

Life Sciences at Birmingham: Delivering the Full Circle of Translational Medicine

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The Life Sciences sector is a powerhouse of the UK economy, with an annual turnover of over £50bn. Some 4,500 pharmaceutical, medical biotechnology and medical technology companies employ 165,000 staff. Properly nurtured and developed, the sector will continue to drive economic growth, attract investment in research, and make crucial strides towards addressing some of the biggest challenges facing society today.
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12/11/2015

Life Sciences at Birmingham: Delivering the Full Circle of Translational Medicine

Description
The Life Sciences sector is a powerhouse of the UK economy, with an annual turnover of over £50bn. Some 4,500 pharmaceutical, medical biotechnology and medical technology companies employ 165,000 staff. Properly nurtured and developed, the sector will continue to drive economic growth, attract investment in research, and make crucial strides towards addressing some of the biggest challenges facing society today.
Date:
12/11/2015
10/11/2015

The University help provide personalised fitness programmes to combat obesity

The University help provide personalised fitness programmes to combat obesity
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The University is collaborating with FitnessGenes, an Oxfordshire-based research lab producing DNA-based fitness advice, to provide unique personalised fitness programmes in a bid to combat obesity.
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10/11/2015
04/11/2015

Birmingham team awarded Cancer Research UK prize

Birmingham team awarded Cancer Research UK prize
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A Birmingham based team, led by University of Birmingham Professor Alan Rickinson, have won a prestigious cancer research prize for developing a therapeutic vaccine for Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) associated cancers.
Date:
04/11/2015
03/11/2015

Birmingham academic receives prestigious award

Birmingham academic receives prestigious award
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Congratulations to Dr June Jones who has been awarded a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy. Only 50 such awards are made across the HE sector each year
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03/11/2015
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14/10/2015
29/09/2015

Spotlight on Facilities: MRC Regional Phenome Centre

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The £8m MRC Regional Phenome Centre (RPC), which opened last year, helps improve the health of patients through novel research and technology.
Date:
29/09/2015
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Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences
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