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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
23/09/2016

Midland Microbiology Muster

Midland Microbiology Muster
Description
Microbiologists from all over the Midlands met in Leicester for the third Midlands Molecular Microbiology Meeting on 21-22 September 2016.
Date:
23/09/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
21/09/2016

AltaBioscience announces UKAS accreditation of new 'hormone fingerprint' test: application as an aid to diagnosis of adrenal cancer

Description
A new analytical test has been launched in the UK that provides sensitive, specific and efficient predictive analysis of a rare form of cancer from a simple urine sample.
Date:
21/09/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
16/09/2016

Birmingham – Punjab partnership aims to tackle Indian women's cancer

Description
Experts from the University of Birmingham today joined Indian partners to lay the foundations for a new study into women's cancers that could help to diagnose, treat and prevent the disease.
Date:
16/09/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
14/09/2016

£12m award for new Biomedical Research Centre

£12m award for new Biomedical Research Centre
Description
The Department of Health has today awarded Birmingham £12m to help advance research into inflammatory diseases.
Date:
14/09/2016
09/09/2016

Talented researcher awarded €1.7m from ERC

Talented researcher awarded €1.7m from ERC
Description
Dr David Hodson, Senior Birmingham Fellow at the University of Birmingham has been awarded €1.7m funding through the European Research Council (ERC) Starter Grant to pursue ground breaking diabetes research.
Date:
09/09/2016
31/08/2016

Results of trial into anticoagulants for cardioversion in atrial fibrillation patients published

Results of trial into anticoagulants for cardioversion in atrial fibrillation patients published
Description
The results of the largest known clinical trial to investigate the use of anticoagulants prior and post cardioversion in atrial fibrillation patients, published in The Lancet, show that non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) could be equally as effective as the currently used warfarin.
Date:
31/08/2016

Researchers identify possible pathway to reboot immune system after bone-marrow transplants

Description
New research has shown how a cell surface molecule, Lymphotoxin β receptor, controls entry of T-cells into the thymus; and as such presents an opportunity to understanding why cancer patients who undergo bone-marrow transplant are slow to recover their immune system.
Date:
31/08/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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