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Breastfeeding mums' milk can transfer life-long protection against infection to their babies

Breastfeeding mums' milk can transfer life-long protection against infection to their babies
Description
Mothers' breast milk can provide protection against infection that lasts for life, finds new research in mice by an international team of scientists including experts at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
03/06/2019

Cancer Research UK Birmingham Centre awarded £3.8 million to transform clinical academic training

Cancer Research UK Birmingham Centre awarded £3.8 million to transform clinical academic training
Description
Significant funding of over £3.8 million has been awarded to the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Birmingham Centre, based at the University of Birmingham, to develop its clinical academic training programme.
Date:
15/05/2019

BactiVac shortlisted for international Antibiotic Guardian 2019 Awards

BactiVac shortlisted for international Antibiotic Guardian 2019 Awards
Description
The University of Birmingham-hosted BactiVac Network has been shortlisted under the Research category for this prestigious award ceremony, which is being hosted by Public Health England on 27 June in Birmingham.
Date:
02/05/2019

Funding success for early career researchers

Funding success for early career researchers
Description
Four researchers from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences have received funding from the Academy of Medical Sciences, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions and Cancer Research UK to further their scientific endeavours.
Date:
18/04/2019

More donor livers could be used for transplantation thanks to exciting new development

More donor livers could be used for transplantation thanks to exciting new development
Description
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.
Date:
04/04/2019

BactiVac hosts successful 2nd Annual Network Meeting

BactiVac hosts successful 2nd Annual Network Meeting
Description
The 2nd Annual Network Meeting, held in March, gave those attending opportunities to broaden connections within the BactiVac Network membership and a forum for exchanging ideas and furthering research possibilities.
Date:
03/04/2019

University of Birmingham trials a new stromal cell immunotherapy for chronic liver disease

University of Birmingham trials a new stromal cell immunotherapy for chronic liver disease
Description
The University of Birmingham has launched a trial that could lead to a ground-breaking new way of treating people with two types of chronic liver disease.
Date:
03/04/2019

New research collaboration helps patients' own immune system fight cancer

New research collaboration helps patients' own immune system fight cancer
Description
New West Midlands-based research into cancer treatment will support patients who are fighting cancer in their blood and/or lymph system – especially those from black and minority ethnic backgrounds.
Date:
01/04/2019

University of Birmingham researcher named in top 50 experts in Type 1 Diabetes

University of Birmingham researcher named in top 50 experts in Type 1 Diabetes
Description
Dr Parth Narendran has been named in Expertscape's most recent list of top 50 experts in Type 1 Diabetes in the United Kingdom.
Date:
01/03/2019

Up to £1 million funding awarded to develop bacterial vaccines in global fight against antimicrobial resistance

Up to £1 million funding awarded to develop bacterial vaccines in global fight against antimicrobial resistance
Description
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.
Date:
30/01/2019
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