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New Insights into Increases in Unexplained Paediatric Hepatitis Cases

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Description:
Professor Deirdre Kelly and Dr Zania Stamataki, Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy, provide insights into increases of unexplained paediatric hepatitis.
Date:
04 August 2022

Institute Awards Six Academic Promotions in 2022 Academic Promotion Round

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Description:
Six academics within the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing at the University of Birmingham have been promoted in the 2022 academic promotion round.
Date:
04 August 2022

Successful Round of Multiple Academic Promotions for Institute 2022

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Description:
Eight academics within the Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy at the University of Birmingham have been promoted in the 2022 academic promotion round.
Date:
03 August 2022

Respiratory Clinical Lecturer receives £1.3M MRC Clinician Scientist Fellowship

Dr Rahul Mahida
Description:
Dr Rahul Mahida, Respiratory Clinical Lecturer at the University of Birmingham, has been awarded an MRC Clinician Scientist Fellowship totalling £1.3M.
Date:
01 August 2022

Honorary Consultant Paediatric Intensivist Wins Chief Investigator of the Year

Dr Barney Scholefield Award
Description:
Dr Barney Scholefield, Consultant Paediatric Intensivist at Birmingham Children's Hospital, wins Chief Investigator of the Year
Date:
29 July 2022

Hair and libido loss join fatigue and brain fog among wider list of Long Covid symptoms

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Description:
Health records from 2.4m people in UK suggest that 61 symptoms part of wider Long Covid experience, and that certain key demographic groups more at risk
Date:
25 July 2022

Research shows investigational drug fosters nerve repair after injury

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Description:
Scientists from the University of Birmingham have shown that a brain-penetrating candidate drug can foster regeneration of damaged nerves after spinal trauma
Date:
12 July 2022

Hypertension poses major health risk for patients in middle income countries

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Description:
Hypertension is revealed as a major health problem for middle-income countries – leading to heart problems and death.
Date:
07 July 2022

Largest genetic atlas for zebrafish ‘breakthrough’ for biomedical research

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Description:
A collection of genetic maps will enable scientists to better study key health conditions including cancers and heart disease.
Date:
04 July 2022

Associate Professor in Respiratory Medicine selected for Future Leaders Programme

Dhruv Parekh
Description:
Dr Dhruv Parekh, Associate Professor in Respiratory Medicine, has been accepted onto the 2022 cohort of the Academy of Medical Sciences Future Leaders Programme
Date:
21 June 2022

ITSEE students win prizes at Postgraduate Research Festival

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Description:
Andrew Patton won the Michael O’Rourke postgraduate publication prize and Gabriël Oberholzer was named People’s Choice Runner-up in the Images of Research.
Date:
20 June 2022

Now in paperback: International Law and International Politics by Alexander Orakhelashvili

Cover of the book "International Law and International Politics - Foundations of Interdisciplinary Analysis" by Alexander Orakhelashvili
Description:
Latest work by Birmingham Law School expert in international law is available this month (June 2022) in paperback from Edward Elgar.
Date:
15 June 2022
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