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Internationally renowned researcher named Chair in Cell Biology of Membrane Proteins

Internationally renowned researcher named Chair in Cell Biology of Membrane Proteins
Description
Professor Dirk-Peter Herten's interdisciplinary research spans from microscopy techniques over switchable fluorescent probes to biological applications.
Date:
12/08/2019

New Senior Lecturer appointed to investigate cardiomyopathies

New Senior Lecturer appointed to investigate cardiomyopathies
Description
The Institute welcomes Dr Katja Gehmlich who has joined us in the role of Senior Lecturer. As well as teaching, Dr Gehmlich will also be carrying out research and has a long standing interest in the cardiac system.
Date:
01/08/2019

Clinician scientist awarded additional two years of funding for research in children's heart surgery

Clinician scientist awarded additional two years of funding for research in children's heart surgery
Description
The BHF have awarded Mr Nigel Drury a 2 year extension to his Research Fellowship he is researching the Bilateral Remote Ischaemic Conditioning in Children with the Birmingham Children and Leeds Children's Hospitals.
Date:
20/05/2019

Birmingham haematologist awarded Researcher of the Year

Birmingham haematologist awarded Researcher of the Year
Description
Dr Phillip Nicolson, Clinical Lecturer in the Institute, has recently been announced as a recipient of the 2019 National Institute of Health Research/British Society for Haematology Researcher of the Year Award.
Date:
18/04/2019

BHF recognises Birmingham's emerging cardiovascular excellence: accelerator award funding starts

BHF recognises Birmingham's emerging cardiovascular excellence: accelerator award funding starts
Description
The University of Birmingham is one of six universities in the UK to receive a BHF Accelerator Award in recognition of its excellence in cardiovascular research.
Date:
01/04/2019

European Society of Cardiology: Discovery of atrial fibrillation subtypes paves way for precision medicine

European Society of Cardiology: Discovery of atrial fibrillation subtypes paves way for precision medicine
Description
Discovery of subtypes of atrial fibrillation paves the way for individualised treatment. New data from the CATCH ME project will be presented at the EHRA/AFNET Conference on personalised medicine to improve patient care.
Date:
19/03/2019

Birmingham researchers develop innovative analysis software for understanding heart electrical activity and arrhythmias

Description
Heart disease remains one of the leading causes of death. Researchers in the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences have devised a new software called ElectroMap, which processes and analyses complex electrical data.
Date:
19/02/2019

Novel software offers possible reduction in arrhythmic heart disease

Novel software offers possible reduction in arrhythmic heart disease
Description
Potentially lethal heart conditions may become easier to spot and may lead to improvements in prevention and treatment thanks to innovative new software that measures electrical activity in the organ.
Date:
15/02/2019

Biomarkers identified to help diagnose heart condition

Biomarkers identified to help diagnose heart condition
Description
The BBC writes about recent findings University of Birmingham researchers have identified two biomarkers that could help in the diagnosis of a heart condition that raises the risk of stroke.
Date:
11/01/2019

Study identifies three simple 'clinical risks' and two biomarkers that could be used to screen patients with irregular heart rhythm

Study identifies three simple 'clinical risks' and two biomarkers that could be used to screen patients with irregular heart rhythm
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found two biomarkers that could be used to identify a heart condition known as atrial fibrillation in patients who have three 'clinical risks'.
Date:
07/01/2019
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