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Cross-Institute Neuroscience and Ophthalmology team celebrates its women in science

Cross-Institute Neuroscience and Ophthalmology team celebrates its women in science
Description
The Neuroscience and Ophthalmology team, led by Professor Ann Logan, is an exciting representation of women in science bringing together colleagues from the Institutes of Inflammation and Ageing and Clinical Sciences.
Date:
02/08/2019

Light touch to improve rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis

Light touch to improve rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis
Description
A new way of detecting rheumatoid arthritis using infrared light could offer an objective way of diagnosing the disease and monitoring treatment effectiveness, a University of Birmingham study shows.
Date:
10/07/2019

University of Birmingham in €4 million project to train researchers to improve sight-saving treatments

University of Birmingham in €4 million project to train researchers to improve sight-saving treatments
Description
Treatment of diseases of the back of the eye such as age-related macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease is set to be improved with a €4 million EU-funded project in partnership with the University of Birmingham.
Date:
26/06/2019

Repurposing existing drugs or combining therapies could help in the treatment of autoimmune diseases

Repurposing existing drugs or combining therapies could help in the treatment of autoimmune diseases
Description
Research led by the University of Birmingham has found that re-purposing already existing drugs or combining therapies could be used to treat patients who have difficult to treat autoimmune diseases.
Date:
17/06/2019

Key link discovered between tissue cell type and different forms of arthritis

Key link discovered between tissue cell type and different forms of arthritis
Description
Pioneering research by scientists at the Universities of Birmingham and Oxford brings us a step closer to developing targeted therapies for inflammatory diseases.
Date:
03/06/2019

Care home study will assess if exercising while seated improves the health of frail older adults

Care home study will assess if exercising while seated improves the health of frail older adults
Description
Volunteer residents at a care home are taking part in a new University of Birmingham study aimed at assessing whether exercising while seated can improve the health and well-being of frail older adults.
Date:
05/04/2019

University of Birmingham launches new Centre for Trauma Sciences Research

University of Birmingham launches new Centre for Trauma Sciences Research
Description
In March earlier this year, the University of Birmingham launched a Centre for Trauma Sciences Research in order to advance the development of new technologies and clinical treatments for trauma patients.
Date:
26/03/2019

HRH The Duke of Sussex visits the world's first conflict wound research centre

HRH The Duke of Sussex visits the world's first conflict wound research centre
Description
HRH The Duke of Sussex met scientists and clinical experts during a visit to the world's first specialist military and civilian wound research centre.
Date:
05/03/2019

New research identifies potential new treatment for patients with inflammatory joint conditions

New research identifies potential new treatment for patients with inflammatory joint conditions
Description
Targeting early changes in the synovial microenvironment could offer a new class of rheumatoid arthritis therapy, finds a study carried out by the Universities of Birmingham and Oxford.
Date:
01/03/2019

Birmingham Professor announced as 'future leader' in Innovation, Enterprise and Research Programme

Birmingham Professor announced as 'future leader' in Innovation, Enterprise and Research Programme
Description
A leading University of Birmingham Professor has been announced as one of the first participants in The Academy of Medical Sciences' novel Future Leaders in Innovation, Enterprise and Research (FLIER) Programme.
Date:
08/02/2019
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