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Birmingham has been at the forefront of transplants since the pioneering work of Sir Peter Medawar. Our researchers are continuing his legacy.
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With over 1,000 academic staff researchers and around £80 million new research funding per year, we are dedicated to performing world-leading research with the ultimate goal of improving human health.
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Research into the basic science and translational aspects of human liver disease is a strong focus at the University of Birmingham.
Liver transplant research at the University of Birmingham
Liver disease: From laboratory science to clinical trials
Storytelling researcher: Joseph Tickle
MERLIN project at the University of Birmingham
Posted 10 January 2019
University of Birmingham clinician scientist and hepatologist Dr Ye Htun Oo has been awarded £1.7 million to fund translational biomedical research into autoimmune liver diseases.
Posted 07 August 2018
The city of Birmingham has also been awarded with Transplant Sport's first ever Donor City Award, in association with the Daily Mirror.
Posted 01 August 2018
A ground-breaking study is underway at the University of Birmingham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham to establish if livers that have been rejected for transplantation can be made viable by using a liver perfusion machine.
Posted 09 July 2018
Professor Philip Newsome, Director of the Midlands and Wales Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre (MW-ATTC), recently spoke about the latest developments for the Centre, as well as the benefits of collaborative working.
Posted 19 April 2018
Preserving livers at body temperature may improve transplant outcomes and increase the availability of viable donor livers, ground-breaking research carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust has revealed.