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Birmingham Professor announced as 'future leader' in Innovation, Enterprise and Research Programme

Birmingham Professor announced as 'future leader' in Innovation, Enterprise and Research Programme
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A leading University of Birmingham Professor has been announced as one of the first participants in The Academy of Medical Sciences' novel Future Leaders in Innovation, Enterprise and Research (FLIER) Programme.
Date:
08/02/2019

Birmingham Brief: Concussion in sport: How science could tackle it

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Academic neurosurgeon Professor Tony Belli writes for the Birmingham Brief on how concussion in sports is a serious issue that needs investigating.
Date:
17/01/2019

Premier League footballers participate in new ground-breaking concussion study

Premier League footballers participate in new ground-breaking concussion study
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The University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust have launched a new study funded by The Drake Foundation to review and potentially enhance concussion diagnosis in football.
Date:
17/01/2019

Study reveals surprising link between linoleic acid and occurrence of rheumatoid arthritis

Study reveals surprising link between linoleic acid and occurrence of rheumatoid arthritis
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A recent large-scale study looking into diet and its impact on the development of rheumatoid arthritis has revealed a surprising finding: linoleic acid may have a noticeable anti-inflammatory effect.
Date:
14/01/2019

University of Birmingham develops sight-saving treatment for eye infection or trauma

University of Birmingham develops sight-saving treatment for eye infection or trauma
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Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a novel eye drop that rapidly reduces sight-threatening scarring to the surface of the eye.
Date:
21/12/2018

Developing cutting-edge treatments for a scar free future

Developing cutting-edge treatments for a scar free future
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A ground-breaking new centre has opened at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham that will develop innovative new treatments for patients affected by scar related injuries. The Scar Free Foundation Centre for Conflict Wound Research aims to make scar free healing within a generation.
Date:
22/11/2018

Key partnership launched to speed up the development of novel treatments for arthritis

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The Arthritis Therapy Acceleration Programme (A-TAP) is a £7 million concept funded by the Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research. It brings together the University of Birmingham, the University of Oxford and seven NHS partners.
Date:
26/09/2018

Birmingham plays host to successful ageing event

Birmingham plays host to successful ageing event
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The University of Birmingham's annual Agewell event took place in Birmingham city centre on Monday 10 September, led by Professor Janet Lord, Director of the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing and the MRC-Arthritis Research UK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research.
Date:
12/09/2018

Birmingham group highlights the importance of patient involvement in research

Birmingham group highlights the importance of patient involvement in research
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Dr Marie Falahee, from the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, is to visit the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society patient group in Worcester this month to talk about patient involvement in rheumatology research.
Date:
06/09/2018

New funding to help pioneering international collaboration to understand mechanisms that drive arthritis

New funding to help pioneering international collaboration to understand mechanisms that drive arthritis
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A collaboration between 13 centres based in the United States and two in the UK are redefining the distribution, organisation and spatial relationships of cells in the joints of rheumatoid arthritis patients.
Date:
31/08/2018
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