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Birmingham Professor to receive prestigious award for exceptional scientific advances in endocrinology

Birmingham Professor to receive prestigious award for exceptional scientific advances in endocrinology
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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.
Date:
26/10/2020

Optical imaging techniques could offer non-invasive method to measure swelling within the brain, new study finds

Optical imaging techniques could offer non-invasive method to measure swelling within the brain, new study finds
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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.
Date:
24/10/2020

University receives two awards to mark gender equality

University receives two awards to mark gender equality
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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.
Date:
15/10/2020

Ground-breaking trial aiming to stop women dying in childbirth starts recruitment in Africa and Asia

Ground-breaking trial aiming to stop women dying in childbirth starts recruitment in Africa and Asia
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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.
Date:
09/10/2020

Global experts support maternal health professionals during pandemic

Global experts support maternal health professionals during pandemic
Description
Global health professionals are joining the latest in a series of online expert workshops aimed at improving the care of pregnant women during the current COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in low income countries
Date:
30/09/2020

Simple urine test could significantly improve detection of adrenal cancer

Simple urine test could significantly improve detection of adrenal cancer
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Using a simple urine test alongside routine imaging for patients with adrenal masses could speed up adrenal cancer diagnosis, according to a new UK study.
Date:
27/09/2020

Experts support maternal health professionals during COVID-19 pandemic

Experts support maternal health professionals during COVID-19 pandemic
Description
Health professionals around the globe can join a series of online expert workshops aimed at improving the care of pregnant women during the current COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in low- and middle-countries.
Date:
15/09/2020

Funding boost for AI-based epilepsy monitoring

Funding boost for AI-based epilepsy monitoring
Description
The University of Birmingham's spinout company Neuronostics has received funding to develop its BioEP platform, an AI-based system for faster, more accurate diagnosis of epilepsy and to monitor response to treatment.
Date:
14/09/2020

Birmingham professor named 2020 recipient of the European Journal of Endocrinology Award

Birmingham professor named 2020 recipient of the European Journal of Endocrinology Award
Description
Professor Davide Calebiro was presented the award following his lecture at the e-ECE 2020 virtual conference on 5th September 2020, in recognition of his contribution to scientific research in endocrine diseases.
Date:
09/09/2020

Pregnant women with COVID-19 are less likely to show common symptoms, may be at higher risk of intensive care admission and could give birth early, new international study finds

Pregnant women with COVID-19 are less likely to show common symptoms, may be at higher risk of intensive care admission and could give birth early, new international study finds
Description
Pregnant women hospitalised with COVID-19 are less likely to manifest common virus symptoms and may be at an increased risk of intensive care admission, a new study into the impacts of COVID-19 on pregnancy has found.
Date:
02/09/2020
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