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06/07/2016

Antibiotics unnecessarily prescribed for conjunctivitis in children

Antibiotics unnecessarily prescribed for conjunctivitis in children
Description
New research from the University of Birmingham has found that a number of policies used by childcare providers for conjunctivitis are contrary to national guidance, and lead to unnecessary prescription of antibiotics and exclusion of children from nurseries.
Date:
06/07/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University Academic Elected the next Chair of the Royal College of GPs

University Academic Elected the next Chair of the Royal College of GPs
Description
Dr Helen Stokes-Lampard, Academic Head of Community Based Medicine at the University of Birmingham has been elected the new Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP).
Date:
06/07/2016
30/06/2016

Researcher recognised for major contribution in clinical sciences

Researcher recognised for major contribution in clinical sciences
Description
Professor Gideon Hirschfield from the Centre for Liver Research in the Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy has been awarded the prestigious Graham Bull Prize in clinical science and Goulstonian Lectureship from the Royal College of Physicians.
Date:
30/06/2016

Prestigious prize awarded for work in liver research

Prestigious prize awarded for work in liver research
Description
Dr Ye Htun Oo from the Centre for Liver Research at the University of Birmingham has been awarded the 2016 Sir Francis Avery Jones Medal from the British Society of Gastroenterology in recognition of his T-cell research, and an innovative study he is due to lead starting in July 2016.
Date:
30/06/2016

Birmingham researchers devise test to predict sepsis in burns patients

Birmingham researchers devise test to predict sepsis in burns patients
Description
Researchers have created a potentially life-saving new test that will allow clinicians to predict which burn victims will develop sepsis during their treatment.
Date:
30/06/2016
28/06/2016

Under the Microscope: A Q&A with Professor Iain Chapple

Description
Under the Microscope: A Q&A with Professor Iain Chapple, the new Head of School of Dentistry at the University of Birmingham
Date:
28/06/2016
21/06/2016

Birmingham Researcher wins Young Coloproctologist of the Year

Birmingham Researcher wins Young Coloproctologist of the Year
Description
Mr Andrew Beggs, Clinical Lecturer in General Surgery in the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, has been awarded the Young Coloproctologist of the Year 2016. This is the first time this award has been presented.
Date:
21/06/2016
20/06/2016

School staff join Microbiology bash

School staff join Microbiology bash
Description
Three members of the School of Biosciences, Shivanni Singh, Anne-Marie Krachler and Steve Busby are speaking at MIcrobe2016 over the weekend in Boston, USA. This is the world's biggest Microbiology Meeting with over 7,000 participants.
Date:
20/06/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences
14/06/2016

Queen's Birthday Honours Success

Queen's Birthday Honours Success
Description
We are delighted to announce that two members of staff from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences have been recogised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list; Mr Alan Murdoch, Senior Technical Manager in the Institute of Biomedical Research and Professor Celia Moss, Honorary Professor of Paediatric Dermatology and Consultant in Paediatric Dermatology at Birmingham Children's Hospital.
Date:
14/06/2016
09/06/2016

University scientist recognised with NIHR award

University scientist recognised with NIHR award
Description
Dr Alexandra Sinclair, A National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinician Scientist and Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham has been recognised with a national award for her research work.
Date:
09/06/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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