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Posted 14 March 2018

Birmingham researcher awarded the British Geriatrics Society's Rising Star Award

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.

Posted 09 February 2018

Encouraging findings presented for potential new Sjögren's treatment

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.