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11 June 2018
A thousand people are needed for ground-breaking research being carried out by the University of Birmingham into an incurable lung condition.
University of Birmingham researchers are leading the way with a ground-breaking role to enable more children with the rare cancer neuroblastoma to access potentially life-saving clinical trials more quickly.
31 May 2018
A clinical trial testing a new treatment combination in patients with leukaemia launches through the Combinations Alliance, a joint initiative between Cancer Research UK and the Experimental Cancer Medicine Centres (ECMC) Network based at University of Birmingham.
18 May 2018
The University of Birmingham has won funding for a powerful new piece of technology called a spectrometer which will allow scientists to better gain insights into the molecular basis of human health.
04 May 2018
Scientists at the Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham have joined their counterparts at Brazil's National Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM).
19 March 2018
A large international study conducted in collaboration with the University of Birmingham.
15 March 2018
Scientists in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences have been awarded nearly £3 million from Cancer Research UK to investigate cancers that are resistant to treatment.
13 March 2018
A recently-formed health consortium, jointly led by the National Institute for Health Research Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre (NIHR Birmingham BRC) and NHS Wales, has been awarded £7 million by Innovate UK to ensure more patients benefit from a new generation of breakthrough therapies.
16 February 2018
Dr Archana Sharma-Oates reports on the 'Ethnic Diversity in Cancer Genomics' workshop, funded by MRC Proximity to Discovery and facilitated by the UoB India Institute, that took place on 30 January 2018, bringing together scientists and clinicians from India, Africa and the UK.
Professor Pamela Kearns, Director of the Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit, writes for the Birmingham Brief on how current innovations in cancer medicines are not reaching children.
15 February 2018
Scientists at the University of Birmingham are set to receive a major cash boost for pioneering research into cancer.
13 February 2018
The University of Birmingham will play a leading role in a new £2.3 million clinical trial aimed at improving treatment to prevent potentially deadly bleeding in patients with liver cirrhosis.
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