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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 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.
Posted 15 February 2018
A study jointly led by the University of Birmingham and University of Edinburgh has revealed that a new scanning technology could almost halve the number of liver biopsies carried out on people with fatty liver disease.
Posted 13 February 2018
The University of Birmingham will play a leading role in a new £2.3 million clinical trial aimed at improving treatment to prevent potentially deadly bleeding in patients with liver cirrhosis.
Posted 25 January 2018
The Paediatric Hepatic International Tumour Trial (PHITT), which opened in August 2017, is continuing to recruitment patients, with eight registered to date. PHITT, which is being coordinated by the University of Birmingham's Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit, will be operating in 13 European countries and aims to recruit 300 patients.