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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

Research Scholar from Panjab University selected for UK fellowship

Research Scholar from Panjab University selected for UK fellowship
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Pradip Nirbhavane has been selected for the prestigious University of Birmingham India Institute Fellowship. He has previously been working as a Senior Research Fellow at the University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Panjab University.
Date:
23/08/2018

E-cigarette vapour disables key immune cells in the lung and boosts inflammation

E-cigarette vapour disables key immune cells in the lung and boosts inflammation
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Research led by the University has found that vapourised e-liquid fluid has a similar effect on the lungs and body to those seen in regular cigarette smokers and patients with chronic lung disease.
Date:
15/08/2018

Birmingham researcher heads across the Atlantic for first paediatric resuscitation international fellowship

Birmingham researcher heads across the Atlantic for first paediatric resuscitation international fellowship
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Dr Barney Scholefield, a Clinician Scientist and Paediatric Intensivist from the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing has been working with leading academic researchers in the field of paediatric cardiac arrest, resuscitation and critical care trial at Boston Children's Hospital.
Date:
08/08/2018

Cross-Institute Neuroscience and Ophthalmology team celebrates its women in science

Cross-Institute Neuroscience and Ophthalmology team celebrates its women in science
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The Neuroscience and Ophthalmology team, led by Professor Ann Logan, is an exciting representation of women in science bringing together colleagues from the Institutes of Inflammation and Ageing and Clinical Sciences.
Date:
31/07/2018

Researchers are one step closer to developing eye drops to treat common sight loss condition

Researchers are one step closer to developing eye drops to treat common sight loss condition
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Scientists at the University of Birmingham are one step closer to developing an eye drop that could revolutionise treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Date:
19/07/2018
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