Informal carers who looked after people that died from a terminal illness at home during the COVID-19 pandemic are being asked to take part in a research project led by the University of Birmingham.
A licensed drug normally used to treat abnormal levels of fatty substances in the blood could reduce infection caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus by up to 70%.
A major study led by the University of Birmingham has revealed that a lack of available specialist consultants in hospitals at the weekend is not the cause of the so-called 'weekend effect'.
Dr Melissa Grant is the winner of The Microbiology Society's 2021 Microbiology in Society Award for her engagement project Beyond Blue Skies Biology.
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.
A University of Birmingham student has won an award for her work to help young aspiring students from low income backgrounds to apply for degrees in medicine.
The University of Birmingham's Professor Tom Clutton-Brock has been awarded an MBE for services to the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The University of Birmingham is part of a new industry collaboration to accelerate drug discovery projects that will fast track research from lab to patient.
Work is set to begin on the first phase of Birmingham Health Innovation Campus this Summer after planning permission was granted by Birmingham City Council.
An international team of researchers have found that simple oral hygiene could help reduce the severity of COVID-19.