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Wellcome Trust and Boston Consulting Group publish their report on the role of vaccines in combating antimicrobial resistance

Description
A report commissioned by the Wellcome Trust and produced by the Boston Consulting Group has been published which assesses the opportunities and challenges for developing vaccines to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
Date:
09/10/2018

Lymph node structural cells rein in human immune responses, research finds

Lymph node structural cells rein in human immune responses, research finds
Description
New research led by the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute in Australia and the University of Birmingham has now veered away from traditional immunology by turning the spotlight on the structural cells that build and support the immune-rich environment of lymph nodes.
Date:
14/09/2018

Exercise could delay progression of Type 1 diabetes when first diagnosed

Exercise could delay progression of Type 1 diabetes when first diagnosed
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The findings of a study led by the University of Birmingham suggests that exercise during the first few months of diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes could delay the progression of the condition.
Date:
05/09/2018

Birmingham collaboration awarded important BBRSC grant

Birmingham collaboration awarded important BBRSC grant
Description
Dr Yang Zhang and Professor Kai-Michael Toellner, in collaboration with Dr Heather Long, have been awarded BBRSC project grant to study the migration of memory B cells.
Date:
03/09/2018

Birmingham students to deliver talks at the 5th European Congress of Immunology 2018

Birmingham students to deliver talks at the 5th European Congress of Immunology 2018
Description
Three PhD students from the University of Birmingham in Withers Lab have had their abstracts accepted for talks at the 5th European Congress of Immunology 2018 in Amsterdam in September 2018.
Date:
24/08/2018

Happy first birthday, BactiVac Network!

Happy first birthday, BactiVac Network!
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The BactiVac Network is marking its first year of connecting scientists, clinicians, industry and policy makers across the world.
Date:
14/08/2018

University of Birmingham becomes nation's first Donor Campus

University of Birmingham becomes nation's first Donor Campus
Description
The city of Birmingham has also been awarded with Transplant Sport's first ever Donor City Award, in association with the Daily Mirror.
Date:
07/08/2018

Birmingham Brief: The rise of the machines

Birmingham Brief: The rise of the machines
Description
Richard Laing, Wellcome Trust Research Fellow in the Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy, writes for the Birmingham Brief on the use of machine perfusion to test organs prior to transplantation.
Date:
03/08/2018

Ground-breaking study tests whether rejected livers can be made viable for transplantation

Ground-breaking study tests whether rejected livers can be made viable for transplantation
Description
A ground-breaking study is underway at the University of Birmingham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham to establish if livers that have been rejected for transplantation can be made viable by using a liver perfusion machine.
Date:
01/08/2018

Birmingham professor reviews parliamentary briefing document highlighting the importance of immunisation

Description
Professor Adam Cunningham, Co-Director of the BactiVac Network, was recently asked to externally review a briefing document issued by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) that describes the potential for immunisation as a strategy to tackle antimicrobial resistance.
Date:
26/07/2018
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