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Chernajovsky Foundation support two PhD scholarships to develop novel therapies

Chernajovsky Foundation support two PhD scholarships to develop novel therapies
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Two research groups have been awarded funds over £285,000 to support PhD scholarships from the Lorna and Yuti Chernajovsky Biomedical Research Foundation.
Date:
01/06/2020

'Cell pores' discovery gives hope to millions of brain and spinal cord injury patients

'Cell pores' discovery gives hope to millions of brain and spinal cord injury patients
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Scientists at University of Birmingham have discovered a new treatment to dramatically reduce swelling after brain and spinal cord injuries, offering hope to 75 million victims worldwide each year.
Date:
21/05/2020

Blog: A doctor's view from the frontline - Patient care at the time of COVID and how routine health data can help

Blog: A doctor's view from the frontline - Patient care at the time of COVID and how routine health data can help
Description
Professor Liz Sapey, Hub Director for HDR-UK's PIONEER, writes a guest blog post on her experience as a frontline medical doctor working in acute medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Date:
07/04/2020

Birmingham named one of just six new Life Sciences Opportunity Zones

Birmingham named one of just six new Life Sciences Opportunity Zones
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The Birmingham Health Partners ecosystem has been awarded Life Sciences Opportunity Zone status by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
Date:
20/02/2020

Three new fellowships in the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing

Three new fellowships in the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing
Description
Three scientists from the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing have received funding from the Kennedy Trust, The Dunhill Medical Trust and the Medical Research Foundation to support and further their research.
Date:
19/02/2020

Meet the Hubs: PIONEER - The Health Data Research Hub for Acute Care

Meet the Hubs: PIONEER - The Health Data Research Hub for Acute Care
Description
Dr Elizabeth Sapey, Director of PIONEER and Reader in Acute and Respiratory Medicine in the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, writes a guest blog for Health Data Research UK.
Date:
12/12/2019

Researchers find potential new target for treatment of inflammatory disease

Researchers find potential new target for treatment of inflammatory disease
Description
Researchers led by the University of Birmingham have found a potential new target to treat inflammatory disease. The research has been published in Cell Metabolism.
Date:
07/11/2019

Researchers at University of Birmingham awarded over £1 million for latest technology for immune regulation

Researchers at University of Birmingham awarded over £1 million for latest technology for immune regulation
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham awarded £1.15 million for latest equipment for immune regulation.
Date:
25/10/2019

University of Birmingham expert plays key role in new report on healthy ageing

University of Birmingham expert plays key role in new report on healthy ageing
Description
A University of Birmingham expert has played a pivotal part in the production of a new report aimed at highlighting physiology's role in meeting the UK Government's healthy ageing mission.
Date:
25/10/2019

Global trial is first clear evidence that a widely available drug reduces head injury deaths

Global trial is first clear evidence that a widely available drug reduces head injury deaths
Description
A low cost and widely available drug could reduce deaths in traumatic brain injury patients by as much as 20% depending on the severity of injury, according to a study carried out with the University of Birmingham.
Date:
16/10/2019
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