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Birmingham haematologist awarded Researcher of the Year

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Dr Phillip Nicolson, Clinical Lecturer in the Institute, has recently been announced as a recipient of the 2019 National Institute of Health Research/British Society for Haematology Researcher of the Year Award.
Date:
18/04/2019

BHF recognises Birmingham's emerging cardiovascular excellence: accelerator award funding starts

BHF recognises Birmingham's emerging cardiovascular excellence: accelerator award funding starts
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The University of Birmingham is one of six universities in the UK to receive a BHF Accelerator Award in recognition of its excellence in cardiovascular research.
Date:
01/04/2019

European Society of Cardiology: Discovery of atrial fibrillation subtypes paves way for precision medicine

European Society of Cardiology: Discovery of atrial fibrillation subtypes paves way for precision medicine
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Discovery of subtypes of atrial fibrillation paves the way for individualised treatment. New data from the CATCH ME project will be presented at the EHRA/AFNET Conference on personalised medicine to improve patient care.
Date:
19/03/2019

Birmingham researchers develop innovative analysis software for understanding heart electrical activity and arrhythmias

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Heart disease remains one of the leading causes of death. Researchers in the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences have devised a new software called ElectroMap, which processes and analyses complex electrical data.
Date:
19/02/2019

Novel software offers possible reduction in arrhythmic heart disease

Novel software offers possible reduction in arrhythmic heart disease
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Potentially lethal heart conditions may become easier to spot and may lead to improvements in prevention and treatment thanks to innovative new software that measures electrical activity in the organ.
Date:
15/02/2019

Biomarkers identified to help diagnose heart condition

Biomarkers identified to help diagnose heart condition
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The BBC writes about recent findings University of Birmingham researchers have identified two biomarkers that could help in the diagnosis of a heart condition that raises the risk of stroke.
Date:
11/01/2019

Study identifies three simple 'clinical risks' and two biomarkers that could be used to screen patients with irregular heart rhythm

Study identifies three simple 'clinical risks' and two biomarkers that could be used to screen patients with irregular heart rhythm
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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'.
Date:
07/01/2019

Annual Midlands Cardiovascular Research Network brings key universities from the region together

Annual Midlands Cardiovascular Research Network brings key universities from the region together
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The 2nd Midlands Cardiovascular Research Network was held on Thursday 22 November at Aston University.
Date:
20/12/2018

New Intravital Microscopy Imaging Suite opened in Birmingham by Professor Sir Nilesh Samani

New Intravital Microscopy Imaging Suite opened in Birmingham by Professor Sir Nilesh Samani
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The Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences celebrated the recent unveiling of the new Intravital Microscopy Imaging Suite with a celebratory two-day event in November entitled 'Come Look Inside Blood Vessels'.
Date:
20/12/2018

Birmingham Clinical Scientist receives Wellcome Seed Award

Birmingham Clinical Scientist receives Wellcome Seed Award
Description
Dr Victoria Stoll, an NIHR Clinical Research Fellow, has been awarded a Wellcome Seed Award in Science that will be used to study determinants of heart failure in patients who have undergone previous heart surgery and now have a type of circulation called a 'Fontan circulation'.
Date:
13/12/2018
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