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30/05/2017

Study makes breakthrough in understanding of proteins and their impact on immune system

Study makes breakthrough in understanding of proteins and their impact on immune system
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have made a breakthrough in the understanding of how our genetic make-up can impact on the activity of the immune system and our ability to fight cancer.
Date:
30/05/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
25/05/2017

Study leads to breakthrough in better understanding acute myeloid leukaemia

Study leads to breakthrough in better understanding acute myeloid leukaemia
Description
A study led by the University of Birmingham has made a breakthrough in the understanding of how different genetic mutations cause acute myeloid leukaemia.
Date:
25/05/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
23/05/2017

Two University of Birmingham students win prestigious awards

Two University of Birmingham students win prestigious awards
Description
Two students from the University of Birmingham's College of Medical and Dental Sciences are celebrating after winning national awards.
Date:
23/05/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
19/05/2017

'Healthy obesity' is a myth, study suggests

'Healthy obesity' is a myth, study suggests
Description
A study by scientists at the University of Birmingham suggests that 'healthy' obese people are still at higher risk of heart failure or stroke than the general population.
Date:
19/05/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
17/05/2017

University of Birmingham develops revolutionary eye drops to treat age-related blindness

University of Birmingham develops revolutionary eye drops to treat age-related blindness
Description
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a type of eye drop which could potentially revolutionise the treatment of one of the leading causes of blindness in the UK.
Date:
17/05/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
02/05/2017

University of Birmingham and Faron Pharmaceuticals to collaborate on clinical programme in liver cancer

University of Birmingham and Faron Pharmaceuticals to collaborate on clinical programme in liver cancer
Description
Faron Pharmaceuticals (Faron), the clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, has signed an agreement with the University to initiate a liver cancer program testing Clevegen, Faron's immuno switch antibody, in clinical trials.
Date:
02/05/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
24/04/2017

Algorithm matches genetic variation to disease symptoms and could improve diagnosis of rare diseases

Algorithm matches genetic variation to disease symptoms and could improve diagnosis of rare diseases
Description
A faster and more accurate method of identifying which of an individual's genes are associated with particular symptoms has been developed by a team of researchers from the UK and Saudi Arabia. This new approach could enable scientists to take advantage of recent developments in genome sequencing to improve diagnosis and potential treatment options.
Date:
24/04/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham scientists name 'Connshing syndrome' as a new cause of high blood pressure

University of Birmingham scientists name 'Connshing syndrome' as a new cause of high blood pressure
Description
Research led by scientists at the University of Birmingham has revealed a new cause of high blood pressure that could lead to major changes in managing the disease.
Date:
24/04/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
13/04/2017

Cancer Research UK establishes new translational research centre in Birmingham

Cancer Research UK establishes new translational research centre in Birmingham
Description
The Cancer Research UK Birmingham Centre, established on 1 April 2017, will bring together researchers specialising in understanding cancer genetics, how cancer avoids our body's defences and the role viruses play in certain cancers.
Date:
13/04/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

PICaSSO score system shows promise in treatment of ulcerative colitis

PICaSSO score system shows promise in treatment of ulcerative colitis
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed and validated a new electronic virtual chromoendoscopy (EVC) score that could reflect the full spectrum of mucosal and vascular changes, including mucosal healing in ulcerative colitis.
Date:
13/04/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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