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.
The University of Birmingham is to play a pivotal role in the UK's first ever specialist research centre aimed at minimising the impact of scarring among Armed Forces personnel and civilians wounded in terrorist and other attacks.
Maintaining sufficient vitamin D levels may help to prevent the onset of inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered.
A University of Birmingham academic has led the authorship of the UK's first guideline on the care of adults with systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus).
The Rheumatology Research Group (RRG) has been awarded an additional £40,000 from Arthritis Research UK to extend its Experimental Arthritis Treatment Centre, part of a network of UK units funded by the charity to support cutting edge research.