Latest news from the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing

Latest news from the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing

Inflammation and Ageing Research Fellow receives £1.2M Competitive MRC Career Development Fellowship

Dr Jon Hazeldine
Description:
Dr Jon Hazeldine, Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham, has been awarded a competitive MRC Career Development Award Fellowship totalling £1.2M.
Date:
16 November 2022

Historic concussion monitoring collaboration extended during Women’s 2021 Rugby World Cup

Female Rugby Players
Description:
The collaboration between University of Birmingham spin-off Marker Diagnostics, Rugby Football Union and World Rugby extended for the Women’s Rugby World Cup
Date:
11 November 2022

New £30M research injection to improve treatment of inflammatory diseases

Microscope in the foreground with female biomedical scientist out of focus examining a sample on a plate
Description:
Renewed National Institute for Health and Care Research Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre continue funds for developments around inflammatory diseases
Date:
14 October 2022

First Midlands research collaboration to focus on patient safety

Doctor taking oxygen and pulse readings from an elderly patient
Description:
National Institute for Health and Care Research will establish Patient Safety Research Collaboration based in the Midlands
Date:
14 October 2022

Half of mild brain injury patients not recovering after six months, new commission warns

Computer generated illustration of brain in various coloured lights set against a blurred dark background
Description:
Report published in Lancet Neurology highlights progress and unmet needs for traumatic brain injury prevention, care, and research
Date:
30 September 2022

Public support needed to tackle racial and other biases in AI for healthcare

Young black man wearing a grey t-shirt and black trousers sitting on a bench of an fMRI machine waiting to speak to a doctor
Description:
Members of the public are being asked to help remove biases based on race and other disadvantaged groups in artificial intelligence algorithms for healthcare
Date:
26 September 2022

Research identifies new treatment target for CNS injury and neurological disease

Computer generated illustration of the nervous system network in the brain and head
Description:
Potential target could treat long-term neurological conditions like Alzheimer’s Disease and foster nerve regeneration in central nervous system injuries.
Date:
20 September 2022

Professor of Metabolism and Inflammation awarded £828K British Heart Foundation Research Fellowship

Professor Claudio Mauro
Description:
Professor Claudio Mauro has been awarded a British Heart Foundation Senior Research Fellowship towards research in immunometabolism in atherosclerosis.
Date:
16 September 2022

How the immune system tolerates friendly gut bacteria

Computer generated illustration of small and large intestines in brown and red colours against a black background
Description:
New understanding about how the gut balances between 'good' and 'bad' bacteria could provide new clues for managing chronic gut diseases
Date:
07 September 2022

Patient preferences surveyed to inform the development of acceptable new treatments

various tablets held in a woman's hand over a pinky grey background
Description:
Study part of new European recommendations for bringing patient preferences into drug development
Date:
06 September 2022

Crystal clear communication: conversation between immune and nerve cells help maintain cornea health

Closely cropped picture of human eye, with hazel blue iris and reflected light to the right of the pupil
Description:
Review of research found that two way conversation ensures inflammation in cornea kept to minimum
Date:
05 September 2022

Eye dye potential diagnostic tool for ocular inflammation disease

Woman with white top and auburn hair self-administering eye drop while sat on sofa with laptop
Description:
Diagnostics for uveitis could be made easier thanks to new dye that can be used in drop form
Date:
05 September 2022
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