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Birmingham collaboration awarded international MRC Newton Fund prostrate cancer grant

Birmingham collaboration awarded international MRC Newton Fund prostrate cancer grant
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An international team from the University of Birmingham and the University of Nottingham in the UK and the Kenya Medical Research Institute in Nairobi, Kenya, has been awarded £660,000 to study prostate cancer.
Date:
07/08/2019

Three Birmingham scientists awarded £4 million by Cancer Research UK

Three Birmingham scientists awarded £4 million by Cancer Research UK
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Three researchers from the University of Birmingham have been awarded more than £4 million by Cancer Research UK for their work to investigate new personalised cancer treatments.
Date:
07/08/2019

Hidden chemistry in flowers shown to kill cancer cells

Hidden chemistry in flowers shown to kill cancer cells
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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have shown that it's possible to produce a compound with anti-cancer properties directly from feverfew – a common flowering garden plant.
Date:
01/08/2019

Leading population geneticist is appointed Junior Group Leader

Leading population geneticist is appointed Junior Group Leader
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The Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences recently appointed Dr Marc Haber as Junior Group Leader. He joins Birmingham from the Wellcome Sanger Institute bringing with him extensive experience in population genetics.
Date:
24/07/2019

Second Birmingham Symposium on Genome Structure and Function - 4th - 5th July 2019

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Second Birmingham Symposium on Genome Structure and Function - 4th to 5th July 2019, Birmingham Centre for Genome Biology
Date:
19/07/2019

Birmingham researcher awarded Wellcome Investigator Award in Science

Birmingham researcher awarded Wellcome Investigator Award in Science
Description
Dr Aga Gambus, a Senior Lecturer in the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, has been awarded a Wellcome Investigator Award to investigate the process of replication machinery disassembly.
Date:
17/07/2019

Cancer researchers discover important first step for personalised head and neck cancer treatment

Cancer researchers discover important first step for personalised head and neck cancer treatment
Description
Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered an important first step in the pathway for developing personalised medicine for the treatment of head and neck cancer.
Date:
15/07/2019

Cancer research finds new ways BRCA1 gene functions

Cancer research finds new ways BRCA1 gene functions
Description
Research led by the University of Birmingham has found important new ways that the BRCA1 gene functions, which could help expand our understanding of the development of ovarian and breast cancers.
Date:
03/07/2019

Global surgical guidelines drive cut in post-surgery deaths - study

Global surgical guidelines drive cut in post-surgery deaths - study
Description
National Health Service (NHS) England reduced post-operative deaths by 37.2% following the introduction of globally recognised surgical guidelines.
Date:
27/06/2019

Birmingham cancer expert named as UK-India Top 100 influencer

Birmingham cancer expert named as UK-India Top 100 influencer
Description
University of Birmingham women's cancer expert Professor Sudha Sundar has been named as one of the most influential people in UK-India relations.
Date:
27/06/2019
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