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14/04/2016

Two Birmingham teams shortlisted for Cancer Research UK's Grand Challenge award

Two Birmingham teams shortlisted for Cancer Research UK's Grand Challenge award
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Two multi-disciplinary teams of scientists from the University of Birmingham have been shortlisted for the final stages of Cancer Research UK's global Grand Challenge – an ambitious series of £20m cancer grants tackling some of the toughest questions in cancer research.
Date:
14/04/2016
08/04/2016

The Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry

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The new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry now open
Date:
08/04/2016
07/04/2016

Birmingham Academic to feature on BBC's 'How to Stay Young' programme

Birmingham Academic to feature on BBC's 'How to Stay Young' programme
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University of Birmingham academic, Professor Janet Lord, Director of the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, will be appearing on the BBC's How to Stay Young programme on Thursday 7th April at 9pm, demonstrating and offering expertise on the 'Sit to Rise' test, an easy-to-administer test, measuring flexibility and strength in the elderly.
Date:
07/04/2016
31/03/2016

Dentistry ranked 17th in the World

Dentistry ranked 17th in the World
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The University of Birmingham is among the top 50 places in the world to study dentistry, according to a prestigious global survey of universities.
Date:
31/03/2016
24/03/2016

New cancer imaging scans to reduce the need for risky surgery

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Head and neck cancer patients may no longer have to undergo invasive post-treatment surgery to remove remaining cancer cells, as research shows that innovative scanning-led surveillance can help identify the need for, and guidance of, neck dissection.
Date:
24/03/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
18/03/2016

Birmingham Researchers to investigate genetic basis of brain diseases

Birmingham Researchers to investigate genetic basis of brain diseases
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A team of scientists from the field of neuroscience, genetics, and chemistry from the University of Birmingham are working to develop new imaging technology to help understand the genetic basis of brain diseases.
Date:
18/03/2016
24/02/2016
18/02/2016

Gum disease linked to a higher mortality rate in kidney disease patients

Gum disease linked to a higher mortality rate in kidney disease patients
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New findings from the University of Birmingham show that patients with chronic kidney disease and periodontitis (severe gum disease) have a higher mortality rate than those with chronic kidney disease alone.
Date:
18/02/2016
16/02/2016

The University is awarded £1.2 million to help deliver innovative medical research

The University is awarded £1.2 million to help deliver innovative medical research
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The University is to receive £1.2 million from the Medical Research Council (MRC) to help accelerate the translation of innovative medical research into industry and out to patients.
Date:
16/02/2016

Exercise as Medicine teaching pioneered with medics

Exercise as Medicine teaching pioneered with medics
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With over a third of adults in the West Midlands insufficiently 'active' and an irrefutable evidence base regarding the benefits of physical activity, more than 350 third-year medical students will be educated on the health benefits of 'Movement as Medicine' by staff from the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences this February.
Date:
16/02/2016
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