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European Commission report: University of Birmingham leads smarter strategies to treat atrial fibrillation

European Commission report: University of Birmingham leads smarter strategies to treat atrial fibrillation
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An innovative smartphone app developed in an EU-funded project and led by the University of Birmingham is helping doctors provide thousands of heart patients across Europe with better, more personalised treatment for atrial fibrillation.
Date:
27/09/2018

University of Birmingham awarded £1.9 million for global heart research in China, Brazil and Sri Lanka

University of Birmingham awarded £1.9 million for global heart research in China, Brazil and Sri Lanka
Description
The University of Birmingham has been awarded £1.9 million through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Global Health Research (GHR) Programme to fund world class research into a common heart condition in disadvantaged populations in China, Brazil and Sri Lanka.
Date:
26/09/2018

Internationally-respected cardiologist appointed Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

Internationally-respected cardiologist appointed Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences
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Professor Paulus Kirchhof, who joined the University of Birmingham in 2011 as a Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine, is a consultant cardiologist and an active member of several research consortia and professional organisations, including the European Society of Cardiology.
Date:
19/09/2018

Birmingham researcher presented with prestigious William Cullen Prize

Birmingham researcher presented with prestigious William Cullen Prize
Description
Dr Deirdre Lane, who is based in the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, has been awarded the prestigious William Cullen Prize by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.
Date:
06/09/2018

Birmingham researcher's captivating image shortlisted in national science competition

Birmingham researcher's captivating image shortlisted in national science competition
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Birmingham researcher Abdullah Obaid Khan's captivating image of blood platelet production has been shortlisted in a national science competition.
Date:
28/08/2018

New study aims to discover if kidney transplants reverse heart damage in patients with chronic kidney disease

New study aims to discover if kidney transplants reverse heart damage in patients with chronic kidney disease
Description
The University is leading a new clinical trial to discover if kidney transplants can reverse heart and blood circulation damage which is often caused by chronic kidney disease.
Date:
31/07/2018

Dr Dipak Kotecha awarded the 2018 Michael Davies Early Career Award

Description
Dr Dipak Kotecha, a clinican-scientist within the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, was awarded the prestigious Michael Davies Early Career Award for contribution to Clinical and Cardiovascular Science at the British Cardiovascular Society's annual awards held in June.
Date:
12/07/2018

Introducing our new research fellows

Description
The Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences is delighted to introduce three of our new researchers, who have been awarded fellowships.
Date:
10/05/2018

COMPARE researchers awarded Life Sciences Video of the Year at the Scientists' Choice Awards

COMPARE researchers awarded Life Sciences Video of the Year at the Scientists' Choice Awards
Description
The annual Scientists' Choice Awards celebrate the laboratory products and manufacturers that make a biggest difference to the science industry.
Date:
04/05/2018

COMPARE – a Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham partnership – officially launched

COMPARE – a Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham partnership – officially launched
Description
COMPARE, a unique collaboration between the Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham that brings together leading researchers to develop novel methods for visualising single membrane proteins, was officially launched on 18 April 2018.
Date:
04/05/2018
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