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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

Three researchers from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences named in global Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List

Three researchers from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences named in global Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List
Description
A global list of the most highly cited researchers has found three academics from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences to be among the most influential researchers as determined by their peers around the globe.
Date:
29/11/2018

New research will study smallest vessels of the heart

New research will study smallest vessels of the heart
Description
New research by the University of Birmingham and funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) will study the damage caused to the smallest vessels of the heart following a heart attack.
Date:
26/10/2018

Birmingham researcher awarded three-year British Heart Foundation grant

Birmingham researcher awarded three-year British Heart Foundation grant
Description
Dr Alexander Brill, a Birmingham Research Fellow, has been awarded a £206,323 grant from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to research mechanisms that would efficiently protect against thrombosis but leave intact normal anti-bleeding mechanisms, a process known as haemostasis
Date:
23/10/2018

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
Description
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
Description
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
Description
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
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