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Removing cancer's protective barrier could boost immunotherapy treatments

Removing cancer's protective barrier could boost immunotherapy treatments
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University of Birmingham scientists may have found a way to pull down the protective wall that surrounds tumours, potentially re-exposing them to the killing power of the immune system and immunotherapy treatments.
Date:
27/08/2019

Award success for the College of Medical and Dental Sciences at the University of Birmingham's Founders' Awards

Award success for the College of Medical and Dental Sciences at the University of Birmingham's Founders' Awards
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The College of Medical and Dental Sciences is delighted to announce that at the University's Awards for Excellence 2019 colleagues from across the College were awarded three of the evening's five awards.
Date:
19/07/2019

Crohn's & Colitis UK fund new Birmingham research into an app to monitor patient health

Description
Professor Subrata Ghosh has been awarded new funding to study the IBD Disk – an app for people to monitor Crohn's or Colitis and share their findings with health professionals.
Date:
16/07/2019

Birmingham researcher awarded MRC Career Development Award

Birmingham researcher awarded MRC Career Development Award
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Dr Rebecca Drummond, a fungal immunologist and Birmingham Fellow, has been awarded a five-year Career Development Award (CDA) from the MRC to further her research into fungal immunology.
Date:
15/07/2019

MW-ATTC celebrates successful first year

MW-ATTC celebrates successful first year
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The Midland-Wales Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre has produced a newsletter detailing key updates over its first year.
Date:
10/07/2019

BactiVac receives research award at the prestigious Antibiotic Guardian Awards 2019

BactiVac receives research award at the prestigious Antibiotic Guardian Awards 2019
Description
The University of Birmingham-hosted BactiVac Network attended the Antibiotic Guardian Awards and received an award under the Research category on 27 June 2019 in Solihull.
Date:
04/07/2019

Breastfeeding mums' milk can transfer life-long protection against infection to their babies

Breastfeeding mums' milk can transfer life-long protection against infection to their babies
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Mothers' breast milk can provide protection against infection that lasts for life, finds new research in mice by an international team of scientists including experts at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
03/06/2019

Cancer Research UK Birmingham Centre awarded £3.8 million to transform clinical academic training

Cancer Research UK Birmingham Centre awarded £3.8 million to transform clinical academic training
Description
Significant funding of over £3.8 million has been awarded to the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Birmingham Centre, based at the University of Birmingham, to develop its clinical academic training programme.
Date:
15/05/2019

BactiVac shortlisted for international Antibiotic Guardian 2019 Awards

BactiVac shortlisted for international Antibiotic Guardian 2019 Awards
Description
The University of Birmingham-hosted BactiVac Network has been shortlisted under the Research category for this prestigious award ceremony, which is being hosted by Public Health England on 27 June in Birmingham.
Date:
02/05/2019

Funding success for early career researchers

Funding success for early career researchers
Description
Four researchers from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences have received funding from the Academy of Medical Sciences, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions and Cancer Research UK to further their scientific endeavours.
Date:
18/04/2019
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