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A procedure assessed by NICE and used in research led by the University has been hailed as an exciting development in increasing the number of livers which can be safely used for transplantation.
A health consortium has been awarded £7 million by Innovate UK to ensure more patients benefit from a new generation of breakthrough therapies
Liver transplant research at the University of Birmingham
Research Shorts: The immune system and health
Liver disease and liver research: What does the future offer?
Research Shorts: How our immune system works
Posted 30 January 2019
The BactiVac Network up to £1 million funding to accelerate the development of bacterial vaccines in a bid to prevent infections occurring as part of the global fight against antimicrobial resistance.
Posted 16 January 2019
A procedure assessed by NICE and used in research led by the University of Birmingham has been hailed as an "exciting development" in increasing the number of livers which can be safely used for transplantation.
Posted 10 January 2019
University of Birmingham clinician scientist and hepatologist Dr Ye Htun Oo has been awarded £1.7 million to fund translational biomedical research into autoimmune liver diseases.
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