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Milestone moment for the region's life science sector as construction on No. 1 Birmingham Health Innovation Campus gets underway

Milestone moment for the region's life science sector as construction on No. 1 Birmingham Health Innovation Campus gets underway
Description
Construction of No.1 Birmingham Health Innovation Campus (BHIC) in Selly Oak is underway, marking a major milestone for the region's rapidly growing life sciences sector.
Date:
11/10/2021

Kidney donation does not increase the risk of cardiovascular disease for donors, research confirms

Kidney donation does not increase the risk of cardiovascular disease for donors, research confirms
Description
The study has confirmed that donating a kidney does not have an adverse effect on a donor's cardiovascular system or blood pressure for at least five years.
Date:
21/09/2021

Artificial Intelligence approach helps to identify patients with heart failure that respond to beta-blocker treatment

Artificial Intelligence approach helps to identify patients with heart failure that respond to beta-blocker treatment
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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a new way to identify which patients with heart failure will benefit from treatment with beta-blockers.
Date:
31/08/2021

Birmingham scientists discover new piece of clotting puzzle

Birmingham scientists discover new piece of clotting puzzle
Description
In research that provides a new perspective on how blood clotting works in infectious and inflammatory diseases, Birmingham scientists have described a potential new target and strategy for anti-thrombotic therapy.
Date:
25/08/2021

New research to find out what damage diabetes does to the smallest blood vessels of the heart in order to develop new therapies

New research to find out what damage diabetes does to the smallest blood vessels of the heart in order to develop new therapies
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Dr Neena Kalia, Reader at the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, has been awarded a three-year BHF research grant to find out what damage diabetes does to the smallest blood vessels of the heart.
Date:
04/08/2021

New Birmingham-Roche collaboration targets new treatments for inflammatory bowel disease

New Birmingham-Roche collaboration targets new treatments for inflammatory bowel disease
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A new £850k collaboration between Birmingham Health Partners and global biotechnology leaders Roche is set to improve both diagnosis and care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
Date:
04/08/2021

Partnership will create the next generation of researchers to transform global healthcare

Partnership will create the next generation of researchers to transform global healthcare
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The Universities of Birmingham, Leicester and Nottingham have launched a partnership training the next generation of leading researchers the skills required to transform our understanding and treatment of disease.
Date:
13/07/2021

Launch of the national Congenital Heart Disease Priority Setting Partnership

Launch of the national Congenital Heart Disease Priority Setting Partnership
Description
Today, 29 June 2021, sees the launch of the UK's first national study to identify research priorities for children and adults diagnosed with congenital heart disease (CHD).
Date:
29/06/2021

Professor's success story used to mark BHF's 60th birthday celebrations

Description
Professor Paulus Kirchhof's success story of the the EAST-AFNET 4 clinical trial has been featured in the BHF's 60th birthday celebrations.
Date:
15/06/2021

University of Birmingham joins drug discovery collaboration with Evotec and Bristol Myers Squibb

University of Birmingham joins drug discovery collaboration with Evotec and Bristol Myers Squibb
Description
The University of Birmingham is part of a new industry collaboration launched to accelerate drug discovery projects that will fast track research from lab to patient.
Date:
06/05/2021
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