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Birmingham Fellow awarded a BBSRC Responsive Mode grant

Birmingham Fellow awarded a BBSRC Responsive Mode grant
Description
Dr Marco Saponaro, Birmingham Fellow in the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, has been awarded a BBSRC Responsive Mode grant.
Date:
05/06/2019

Leading structural biologist appointed as new Professor in Structural Biology

Leading structural biologist appointed as new Professor in Structural Biology
Description
The Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences recently appointed Steve Smerdon as Professor of Structural Biology. He joins Birmingham from The Francis Crick Institute, London.
Date:
24/05/2019

Birmingham researcher awarded Wellcome Trust Investigator Award in Science

Birmingham researcher awarded Wellcome Trust Investigator Award in Science
Description
Professor Ian Tomlinson, Director of the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Investigator Award in Sciences of £2 million for research into different types of IDH mutation.
Date:
24/05/2019

Cancer Research UK Birmingham Centre awarded £3.8 million to transform clinical academic training

Cancer Research UK Birmingham Centre awarded £3.8 million to transform clinical academic training
Description
Significant funding of over £3.8 million has been awarded to the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Birmingham Centre, based at the University of Birmingham, to develop its clinical academic training programme.
Date:
15/05/2019

£1.3 million awarded by the MRC to find new treatments for leukaemia

£1.3 million awarded by the MRC to find new treatments for leukaemia
Description
Scientists at the University of Birmingham and Newcastle University have teamed up to develop new ways of treating different classes of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) carrying specific gene mutations.
Date:
13/05/2019

Birmingham researcher selected to become a member of the Hamburg Scientific Advisory Board

Description
Dr Jo Parish, a Senior Lecturer in the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, has been selected to become a member on the Hamburg Scientific Advisory Board at the Heinrich Pette Institute for medical virology.
Date:
10/05/2019

University academics named among the most eminent scientists and technologists in the UK and the Commonwealth

University academics named among the most eminent scientists and technologists in the UK and the Commonwealth
Description
Two of the University of Birmingham's leading scientists have been named amongst the most eminent scientists and technologists in the UK and the Commonwealth.
Date:
17/04/2019

Birmingham experts join Indian medics to counter surgical infection threat

Birmingham experts join Indian medics to counter surgical infection threat
Description
University of Birmingham experts joined medical professionals in India to set up an innovative research centre that will help to improve care for surgical patients.
Date:
17/04/2019

Research funding awarded to aid understanding of the environmental causes of cancer

Research funding awarded to aid understanding of the environmental causes of cancer
Description
Dr Eva Petermann has been awarded a grant from the MRC to predict and detect negative effects of pollution to aid understanding of the environmental causes of cancer and cancer development in general.
Date:
19/03/2019

Funding awarded to advance treatment of skeletal disorders in children

Funding awarded to advance treatment of skeletal disorders in children
Description
Professor Grant Stewart has received £246,993 from Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity and Sparks to fund research into the advancement of treatment of skeletal disorders.
Date:
01/03/2019
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