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.
Scientists have examined a key receptor for the first time at high resolution – broadening understanding of how it might function, which could lead to improvements in treating conditions such as type 2 diabetes.
Engineers need to get more creative in their approach to design and additive manufacturing systems by taking inspiration from the way humans grow and develop, say researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Professor John Terry has joined the University of Birmingham from the University of Exeter, leading the Centre of for Systems Modelling and Quantitative Biomedicine as an Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow.
Shakila Thangaratinam, Professor of Maternal and Perinatal Health, joins the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, bringing with her a wealth of expertise in women's and perinatal health.
Research is underway at the University of Birmingham aimed at improving treatment for women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Researchers led by the University of Birmingham have found a potential new target to treat inflammatory disease. The research has been published in Cell Metabolism.
Professor Alexandra Sinclair is a neurologist and academic who has spent years researching idiopathic intracranial pressure, a condition with similar effects on the body as the brain pressure caused by space travel.