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02/12/2016

Birmingham scientists get multi-million pound boost from Cancer Research UK

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Birmingham scientists are set to receive a major cash injection from Cancer Research UK (CRUK) as part of a national drive to accelerate advances in early detection and treatment.
Date:
02/12/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
23/11/2016

New study on role of fibroblasts in rheumatoid arthritis gives hope of more targeted treatments for patients

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A study led by researchers at the University of Birmingham reveals the key role of different types of fibroblast cells in the development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), opening up a new avenue for research into treatment of the disease.
Date:
23/11/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
21/11/2016

Professor Gareth Lavery gives Starling Medal Lecture at BES

Professor Gareth Lavery gives Starling Medal Lecture at BES
Description
At the British Endocrinology Society (BES) annual conference this month, Professor Gareth Lavery was awarded the highly coveted Starling Medal
Date:
21/11/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
18/11/2016

Birmingham Health Partners to receive huge £12.8m for clinical research

Birmingham Health Partners to receive huge £12.8m for clinical research
Description
Birmingham Health Partners (BHP) has been awarded a grant of £12.8 million from the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) for the renewal of their Clinical Research Facility (CRF).
Date:
18/11/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
03/11/2016

New hope for donor livers previously thought unsuitable for transplant

New hope for donor livers previously thought unsuitable for transplant
Description
A new clinical trial is looking at the feasibility of using 'discarded' livers to tackle the shortage of liver donors, and help decrease waiting times for patients on the transplant register.
Date:
03/11/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
18/10/2016

Aboriginal remains returned to ancestral home

Description
A collection of Aboriginal remains discovered at the University of Birmingham and at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, were handed back to traditional custodians from Australia in a spiritual ceremony today.
Date:
18/10/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

Old Joe turns pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Description
The University of Birmingham's iconic clock tower 'Old Joe' turns pink this evening to mark the start of Breast Cancer Now's annual awareness month.
Date:
18/10/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
11/10/2016

Important flu jab research extended to pneumonia jabs

Important flu jab research extended to pneumonia jabs
Description
Funding received to examine if all vaccinations are better given in the morning
Date:
11/10/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

Trial of device to quickly identify critically ill patients

Trial of device to quickly identify critically ill patients
Description
Trial of device to quickly identify critically ill patients
Date:
11/10/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

First patient treated on ground-breaking liver cancer trial

First patient treated on ground-breaking liver cancer trial
Description
First patient treated on ground-breaking liver cancer trial
Date:
11/10/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
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