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Fresh hope for liver transplant patients thanks to ground-breaking research

Fresh hope for liver transplant patients thanks to ground-breaking research
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Preserving livers at body temperature may improve transplant outcomes and increase the availability of viable donor livers, ground-breaking research carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust has revealed.
Date:
19/04/2018

Three Birmingham researchers receive prominent NIHR health awards

Three Birmingham researchers receive prominent NIHR health awards
Description
Professors Chris Buckley, Arri Coomarasamy and Paul Moss from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences have been appointed National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Senior Investigators.
Date:
12/04/2018

Multi-million pound award aims to create new breakthrough therapies

Multi-million pound award aims to create new breakthrough therapies
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A recently-formed health consortium, jointly led by the National Institute for Health Research Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre (NIHR Birmingham BRC) and NHS Wales, has been awarded £7 million by Innovate UK to ensure more patients benefit from a new generation of breakthrough therapies.
Date:
13/03/2018

International Development Minister praises Birmingham research supporting UK aid during University visit

International Development Minister praises Birmingham research supporting UK aid during University visit
Description
Birmingham research into the development of vaccines against bacterial infections has been highlighted during a visit to campus by the International Development Minister.
Date:
23/02/2018

Digital liver scanning technology could halve the number of liver biopsies needed in the NHS

Digital liver scanning technology could halve the number of liver biopsies needed in the NHS
Description
A study jointly led by the University of Birmingham and University of Edinburgh has revealed that a new scanning technology could almost halve the number of liver biopsies carried out on people with fatty liver disease.
Date:
15/02/2018

Patient and doctor team up after life-saving treatment to launch World Cancer Day

Patient and doctor team up after life-saving treatment to launch World Cancer Day
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A patient who was given only 12 months to live four years ago has teamed up with his consultant to help launch a national campaign for Cancer Research UK.
Date:
01/02/2018

New guidelines aim to prevent medics from failing to diagnose patients with liver disease

New guidelines aim to prevent medics from failing to diagnose patients with liver disease
Description
New recommendations, led by experts at the University of Birmingham, have been published to improve the use of liver blood tests.
Date:
21/12/2017

Scientists at the University of Birmingham make breakthrough in understanding the role of the thymus in formation of the immune system

Scientists at the University of Birmingham make breakthrough in understanding the role of the thymus in formation of the immune system
Description
Recent research led by the University of Birmingham has shown that iNKT-cells, a T-cell subset with limited diversity, act as cellular gatekeepers to control the exit of highly variable alpha-beta T-cells (abT-cells) from the thymus.
Date:
25/09/2017

Liver transplant experts gather at the University of Birmingham to celebrate 30 years of research

Liver transplant experts gather at the University of Birmingham to celebrate 30 years of research
Description
Experts from around the world have gathered at the University of Birmingham to celebrate 30 years of liver research and 5,000 liver transplants to have been performed in the city.
Date:
08/09/2017

Pioneering Bacterial Vaccines network launched through University of Birmingham

Pioneering Bacterial Vaccines network launched through University of Birmingham
Description
Researchers from the University of Birmingham have established a global bacterial vaccinology network that will facilitate the development of vaccines against bacterial infections that affect low and middle income countries.
Date:
14/08/2017
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