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We drive world-leading research in Metabolism, Endocrinology and Reproduction. Metabolism is vital to life and affects all cells and systems in our body. We use cutting edge technologies and approaches to understand metabolic, hormonal and reproductive process. This will help to tackle disease more quickly – and effectively target the right people, with the right treatment, at the right time.
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Life Sciences in Six - Professor David Hodson
Dr David Hodson: Diabetes research breakthrough
Being a Healthcare Scientist and a Researcher: Jackson's story
A Film for Birmingham - Featuring IMSR's Dr Zaki Hassan-Smith
Posted 29 November 2017
Research led by scientists at the University of Birmingham shows more precisely how G protein-coupled receptors, which are the key target of a large number of drugs, work.
Posted 08 November 2017
All babies across Europe should be routinely screened for critical congenital heart defects (CCHD) within 24 hours of their birth, say a group of experts led by a University of Birmingham Professor and Honorary Consultant Neonatologist at Birmingham Women's Hospital.