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Developing a smart legal framework for emerging food technologies and future innovation

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Developing a smart legal framework for emerging food technologies and future innovation.
Date:
26/07/2023

QMS - three new SOPs

QMS - three new SOPs
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New SOPs - Project Setup SOP, Essential Documents Development and Maintenance SOP and Clinical Research Quality Manual - will become effective as of 04-Apr-2022 and are applicable to clinical studies and clinical trials.
Date:
29/03/2022

QMS - eight new SOPs

QMS - eight new SOPs
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New SOPs: Medicinal Product Management SOP, Investigator Site Management SOP, and six laboratory related SOPs. These SOPs became effective as of 14-Mar-2022 and are applicable to clinical studies and clinical trials.
Date:
23/03/2022

Appointments made for new Director and Deputy Director of Clinical Research

Appointments made for new Director and Deputy Director of Clinical Research
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Professor Jon Townend and Dr Rick Steeds have been appointed Director and Deputy Director of Clinical Research respectively for the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences.
Date:
14/03/2022

New antimicrobial air filters tested on trains rapidly kill SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses

New antimicrobial air filters tested on trains rapidly kill SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses
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Researchers have developed new antimicrobial technology for air filters that can kill bacteria, fungi and viruses including SARS-CoV-2, providing a potential solution to prevent the spread of airborne infections.
Date:
09/03/2022

Opinion: Understanding the link between oral and gut health

Opinion: Understanding the link between oral and gut health
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The relationship between oral health and overall health has been a focus for research for some time, explains Professors Iain Chapple and Tariq Iqbal.
Date:
07/03/2022

Remote controlled microscopes boost research capacity in Midlands

Remote controlled microscopes boost research capacity in Midlands
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A new collaborative network that facilitates remote training and access to advanced microscopy will expand and strengthen research capability and capacity in the region.
Date:
04/03/2022

New initiative to prevent caesarean section deaths in developing nations

New initiative to prevent caesarean section deaths in developing nations
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University of Birmingham experts are leading a new initiative to help save the lives of thousands of women giving birth by caesarean section in developing nations.
Date:
28/02/2022

Non-invasive imaging could replace electrodes in epilepsy surgery planning

Non-invasive imaging could replace electrodes in epilepsy surgery planning
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A non-invasive imaging technique has shown potential in helping surgeons plan epilepsy operations.
Date:
23/02/2022

World-leading surgical research team gets fresh funding to save lives

World-leading surgical research team gets fresh funding to save lives
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A world-leading global surgical research team led from the University of Birmingham has received £7 million of funding to continue its life-saving work in developing countries.
Date:
16/02/2022

New study explores unique approach to treat a rare liver disease

New study explores unique approach to treat a rare liver disease
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A UK research study looking into a new approach to treat primary sclerosing cholangitis, a rare disease where the body's immune attacks its own liver.
Date:
16/02/2022

Research to investigate how food intake is regulated could improve treatment of severe COVID-19 illness

Research to investigate how food intake is regulated could improve treatment of severe COVID-19 illness
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Dr Caroline Gorvin has been awarded the highly distinguished Sir Henry Dale Fellowship worth nearly £1 million to better understand how food intake is regulated.
Date:
07/02/2022

Increased risk of mental illness in people living with HIV in the UK, study finds

Increased risk of mental illness in people living with HIV in the UK, study finds
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A new study led by the University of Birmingham shows that people living with HIV have a 63% higher risk of developing any mental health condition in comparison to people without HIV.
Date:
03/02/2022

Study shows impaired antibody response to COVID-19 vaccination in blood cancer and arthritis patients being treated with widely used drug

Study shows impaired antibody response to COVID-19 vaccination in blood cancer and arthritis patients being treated with widely used drug
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Certain blood cancer and arthritis patients have a significantly reduced antibody response to double COVID-19 vaccination in the first six months of being treated with a widely used drug, reveals a new study.
Date:
01/02/2022

Individuals with immunodeficiency at high risk of mortality following SARS-CoV-2 infection

Individuals with immunodeficiency at high risk of mortality following SARS-CoV-2 infection
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Patients with primary and secondary immunodeficiency are at higher risk of mortality following SARS-CoV-2 infection compared with the general population, according to a new study led by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
31/01/2022

New blood cancer gene defect can be treated with existing drugs

New blood cancer gene defect can be treated with existing drugs
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A defective gene normally found in blood cancers could be treated with drugs already available for cancers with similar gene defects, scientists reveal.
Date:
21/01/2022

New research to investigate methods of measuring heart function to improve care

New research to investigate methods of measuring heart function to improve care
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Dr Karina Bunting has been awarded a Career Development Fellowship to determine whether a new method of measuring heart function in patients with atrial fibrillation improves accuracy.
Date:
14/01/2022

New ethnicity report highlights variation in health outcomes in rheumatology practice

New ethnicity report highlights variation in health outcomes in rheumatology practice
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Dr Kanta Kumar together with rheumatology teams across the UK has played a key role in the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership report.
Date:
14/01/2022

Parasitic roundworm poses lung health threat to European men

Parasitic roundworm poses lung health threat to European men
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Young men exposed to parasitic roundworm may be at increased risk of developing asthma and serious lung damage, a new study reveals.
Date:
06/01/2022

Institute of Inflammation and Ageing Award Success

Institute of Inflammation and Ageing Award Success
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The University of Birmingham's Institute of Inflammation and Ageing has been awarded four major grants.
Date:
05/01/2022
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