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Research could improve outcomes for people at risk of dangerous blood clots

Research could improve outcomes for people at risk of dangerous blood clots
Description
New University of Birmingham research funded by the British Heart Foundation could improve treatments for a potentially deadly condition that affects tens of thousands of people in the UK each year.
Date:
27/11/2019

Researchers find potential new target for treatment of inflammatory disease

Researchers find potential new target for treatment of inflammatory disease
Description
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.
Date:
07/11/2019

New BHF investment to boost heart and circulatory disease research at University of Birmingham

New BHF investment to boost heart and circulatory disease research at University of Birmingham
Description
The University of Birmingham has received £1 million funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to strengthen its ground-breaking research into heart and circulatory diseases.
Date:
30/10/2019

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
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