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New research award to investigate and treat thrombo-inflammation in diseases where red blood cell destruction occurs

New research award to investigate and treat thrombo-inflammation in diseases where red blood cell destruction occurs
Description
Dr Julie Rayes has been awarded a highly regarded Intermediate Fellowship to better understand and to test and repurpose drugs to limit thrombo-inflammation when it is caused by infection or congenital disorders.
Date:
14/04/2021

Machine learning and AI for early detection of atrial fibrillation and stroke

Machine learning and AI for early detection of atrial fibrillation and stroke
Description
A new EU-funded collaborative research project will develop the first integrative digital platform for diagnosing atrial cardiomyopathy.
Date:
31/03/2021

Experts publish key recommendations for innovation in atrial fibrillation

Experts publish key recommendations for innovation in atrial fibrillation
Description
Experts have come together to discuss the latest innovations in atrial fibrillation research and publish a set of agreed clinical and research recommendations.
Date:
24/03/2021

Karger: Spotlight on Professor Dipak Kotecha, Associate Editor

Karger: Spotlight on Professor Dipak Kotecha, Associate Editor
Description
Article about Professor Dipak Kotecha, Associate Editor of Karger and Professor of Cardiology at the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, where he talks about himself and his research.
Date:
15/03/2021

Clinical trial led by Birmingham Professor shows digoxin is effective for treatment of atrial fibrillation

Clinical trial led by Birmingham Professor shows digoxin is effective for treatment of atrial fibrillation
Description
A clinical trial has shown that digoxin has the same effect on physical wellbeing as beta-blockers when used to treat patients with permanent atrial fibrillation and symptoms of heart failure.
Date:
01/02/2021

Sir Henry Wellcome Fellowship awarded to Dr Christopher O'Shea

Sir Henry Wellcome Fellowship awarded to Dr Christopher O'Shea
Description
Dr Christopher O'Shea, Research Associate at the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, has been awarded a prestigious Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Wellcome Trust.
Date:
27/01/2021

Hunterian Professorship awarded to Birmingham Clinician Scientist

Hunterian Professorship awarded to Birmingham Clinician Scientist
Description
Mr Nigel Drury, Clinician Scientist in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery at the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, has received the prestigious Hunterian Professsorship for 2021.
Date:
13/01/2021

Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences welcomes new Birmingham Fellow

Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences welcomes new Birmingham Fellow
Description
Dr James Guggenheim has been appointed as a Birmingham Fellow with the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, joining its long established world class research team.
Date:
04/01/2021

Major award for a new national approach to improving clinical research in the NHS to benefit patient care

Major award for a new national approach to improving clinical research in the NHS to benefit patient care
Description
Funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and the Department of Health & Social Care, DaRe2THINK will develop an entirely new way to run large clinical trials for patient benefit in the NHS.
Date:
15/12/2020

New research challenges the reason why a new class of drugs benefit patients with heart failure

New research challenges the reason why a new class of drugs benefit patients with heart failure
Description
A recently published study by scientists from King's College London, University of Oxford, University of Glasgow and University of Birmingham sheds light on the mechanism of action of an exciting new class of drugs.
Date:
02/12/2020
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