Leaders in maternal healthcare have called for lifesaving research into pharmaceuticals for use during pregnancy, in a new report which highlights the challenges of pregnancy-related complications.
A third of all babies and half of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) babies are vitamin D deficient, a large study of 3000 newborns in the West Midlands has shown.
A new and unique real-time simulation-based medical training programme developed by Dr Punith Kempegowda has helped enhance medical students' and junior doctors' learning experience and connecting them across the globe.
Dr Ildem Akerman is the recipient of the highly respected RD Lawrence Fellowship Award from Diabetes UK for her research in identifying factors important to generate beta cells from stems cells in a laboratory.
Dr Sarah Dimeloe and Professor Gareth Lavery have been awarded a New Investigator Research Grant from the Medical Research Council for their research interrogating T cell metabolism.
Dr Abd Tahrani,Senior Lecturer in Obesity Medicine at University of Birmingham, is quoted in The Daily Mail regarding obesity and some ways to tackle it.
Professor Davide Calebiro, Chair of Molecular Endocrinology at the University of Birmingham's Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, has been named as the recipient of a prestigious endocrinology award.
Imaging techniques ordinarily used by eye doctors to monitor the optic nerve could offer a non-invasive method of measuring and managing potentially dangerous swelling in the skull, a new UK study has found.
The College of Medical and Dental Sciences has achieved the Athena SWAN Silver award from the Athena SWAN Foundation, recognising the College's commitment to gender equality.
Researchers based at the University of Birmingham are starting a ground-breaking maternal health trial across 80 hospitals in South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Sri Lanka.