Dr Thomas Jackson, a clinical academic geriatrician with the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing and a consultant in geriatric medicine and specialist in hip fractures at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) has recently been awarded the prestigious Rising Star Award from the British Geriatrics Society.
Professor Janet Lord, Director of the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, writes for The Conversation UK on how exercise has been found to slow the ageing process.
Researchers at the University of Birmingham and King's College London have found that staying active keeps the body young and healthy.
The results of a Phase IIa clinical trial have suggested a potential new antibody treatment for patients suffering from Sjögren's syndrome. The trial was sponsored by Novartis and run in conjunction with the NIHR Translation Research Collaboration (TRC) in joint and inflammatory diseases.
Scientists hope to have paved the way for the development of potentially new life-saving treatments to be administered to seriously injured patients in the critical first hour of injury.