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We make a powerful contribution to understanding how genetic abnormalities within cancer cells lead to disease. Through Birmingham’s Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit- one of Europe’s leading clinical trials unit- we use this information to design and rigorously assess new and proven cancer treatments. In so doing, we will play a significant role in accelerating the ultimate control of cancer.
Sudha Sundar has been elected as the first female president of the British Gynaecological Society
Experts identify key points in the cell where different DNA mutations drive leukaemia
Professor Ulrich Gunther succeeded in his bid for a 1 GHz NMR spectrometer
Scientists win award to tackle hard to treat cancers
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Posted 07 January 2019
A leading University of Birmingham scientist has been awarded a £500,000 grant from Cancer Research UK to investigate whether a new blood-based screening test could detect bowel cancer earlier.
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found two biomarkers that could be used to identify a heart condition known as atrial fibrillation in patients who have three 'clinical risks'.
Posted 12 December 2018
Dr Jason Yap has been awarded the Bernhard Baron Travelling Fellowship Prize from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists to learn a new surgical technique for the treatment of women with lower genital tract malignancies.
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