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Birmingham researcher receives jointly-funded NIHR-Diabetes UK Doctoral Fellowship

Birmingham researcher receives jointly-funded NIHR-Diabetes UK Doctoral Fellowship
Description
Zehra Yonel, a Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry, has been awarded a three-year fellowship to research type 2 diabetes in Dentistry
Date:
09/12/2019

Domestic abuse survivors twice at risk of long-term illnesses

Domestic abuse survivors twice at risk of long-term illnesses
Description
Female survivors of domestic abuse are at double the risk of developing long-term illnesses that cause widespread bodily pain and extreme tiredness, shows a study by the Universities of Birmingham and Warwick.
Date:
06/12/2019

University of Birmingham medical student scoops award

University of Birmingham medical student scoops award
Description
A University of Birmingham medical student has been crowned winner of an award for his research that could help lead to better treatments for patients with chronic lung conditions.
Date:
06/12/2019

Pharmacist-led interventions may help prevent cardiovascular disease

Pharmacist-led interventions may help prevent cardiovascular disease
Description
Pharmacists based in GP practices can play an integral role in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, finds new research led by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
28/11/2019

Birmingham professor receives the J Moulton Award from the British Medical Association

Birmingham professor receives the J Moulton Award from the British Medical Association
Description
The J Moulton Award was awarded in recognition of Professor Nicholas Barnes' work on neuroinflammation relevant to psychiatric disorders and was joint with Dr Golam Khandaker.
Date:
18/11/2019

Perspective: What could Brexit mean for our access to medicines?

Perspective: What could Brexit mean for our access to medicines?
Description
Dr Anthony Cox, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy and Drug Safety, writes for Perspective on how a no-deal Brexit could complicate the existing drug shortage problem, with potential border delays.
Date:
30/10/2019

New Head of Research is appointed for the School of Biomedical Sciences

New Head of Research is appointed for the School of Biomedical Sciences
Description
Dr Farhat Khanim has been appointed the new Head of Research in the School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
30/10/2019

New art exhibition explores strange history of dentistry and its links to Birmingham Jewellery Quarter

New art exhibition explores strange history of dentistry and its links to Birmingham Jewellery Quarter
Description
An exhibition will open at a gallery at Birmingham Dental Hospital and the University of Birmingham School of Dentistry investigating the link between teeth and the city's historic Jewellery Quarter.
Date:
03/10/2019

Abused or neglected children are four times more likely to develop serious mental illness, study finds

Abused or neglected children are four times more likely to develop serious mental illness, study finds
Description
A University of Birmingham study has shown that children who have experienced child abuse or neglect are four times more likely to develop serious mental illness such as psychoses, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Date:
01/10/2019

Cross-discipline role for Versus Arthritis Career Development Fellow

Cross-discipline role for Versus Arthritis Career Development Fellow
Description
The Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research recently appointed Dr Rowan Hardy. Having received a prestigious Career Development Fellowship he is now establishing a research group focussing on inflammatory disease.
Date:
19/09/2019
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