Dr Dan Tennant, Dr Christian Ludwig and Professor Gareth Lavery have been awarded a 19ALERT mid-range equipment grant from the BBSRC to provide new tools for analysis of stable isotope incorporation into metabolites.
A new UK study finds that sperm without a fully active tail, rather than hindering the cell, move faster and more efficiently than sperm with a fully powered tail.
Health professionals around the globe can join a series of online expert workshops aimed at improving the care of pregnant women during the current COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in low- and middle-countries.
Scientists from the UK, Europe and the USA, including experts from the University of Birmingham, have published a vitamin D consensus paper warning against high doses of vitamin D supplementation.
Dr Wessel Woldman, Research Fellow from the Centre for Systems Modelling and Quantitative Biomedicine at the University of Birmingham has been appointed an Emerging Leader Fellowship from Epilepsy Research UK.
An online resource bringing together research on the effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic on expectant mothers and their babies has been launched by maternal health experts from the University of Birmingham.
Direct images of a vital brain receptor, 20,000 times smaller than a human hair, have been captured for the first time as part of a world-first study.
Leading researcher Professor Alexandra Sinclair from the University of Birmingham's Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research has been awarded £1.68m to fund research into intracranial hypertension.
The Birmingham Health Partners ecosystem has been awarded Life Sciences Opportunity Zone status by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
Researchers at Tommy's National Centre for Miscarriage Research say giving progesterone to women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage could lead to 8,450 more babies being born each year.