Innovative 'pop-up tent' could be latest line of defence for frontline NHS staff treating patients with COVID-19

Innovative 'pop-up tent' could be latest line of defence for frontline NHS staff treating patients with COVID-19
Description
A disposable plastic 'pop-up tent' that creates a protective barrier between patients and healthcare professionals could be the latest line of defence for frontline NHS workers.
Date:
07/04/2020
Categories:
Dubai Campus, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

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
Categories:
Dubai Campus, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Free online training rolled out for those returning to clinical roles during COVID-19 pandemic

Free online training rolled out for those returning to clinical roles during COVID-19 pandemic
Description
An online training programme designed to help those returning to clinical roles or being redeployed into less familiar roles during the COVID-19 crisis has been rolled out for free across the NHS.
Date:
06/04/2020
Categories:
Dubai Campus, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Blog: Working from home as a laboratory research scientist

Blog: Working from home as a laboratory research scientist
Description
During this period of uncertaintity, we spoke to some of our researchers in a series of blog posts to find out what it's like to be a scientist and working from home.
Date:
02/04/2020
Categories:
Dubai Campus, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

New video helps Asian rheumatology patients stay safe from COVID-19

New video helps Asian rheumatology patients stay safe from COVID-19
Description
Experts have joined the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society in reaching out to Asian people living with inflammatory forms of arthritis with information on how to keep safe from coronavirus.
Date:
02/04/2020
Categories:
Dubai Campus, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

New study finds how gamma delta T cells recognise target cells

New study finds how gamma delta T cells recognise target cells
Description
New research from the Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy has found how an important class of immune cells, gamma delta T cells (γδ T cells), is able to recognise target cells.
Date:
31/03/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

UK oncologists launch joint project to track cancer patients with COVID-19

UK oncologists launch joint project to track cancer patients with COVID-19
Description
A team of oncologists have joined forces to launch the first cancer coronavirus registry in the world to track how cancer patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 will be impacted.
Date:
27/03/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

The University of Birmingham supports the NHS in the fight against COVID-19

The University of Birmingham supports the NHS in the fight against COVID-19
Description
The University is supporting the NHS in the fight against COVID-19 in the city, region and nationally.
Date:
26/03/2020
Categories:
Dubai Campus, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

New global guidelines launched to reduce surgical site infection and antimicrobial resistance

New global guidelines launched to reduce surgical site infection and antimicrobial resistance
Description
International surgical guidelines launched today (25 March) will help to save thousands of lives in Low- and Middle-income Countries (LMIC) countries by standardising and improving practice in surgery.
Date:
25/03/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

The development of more accurate antibody tests for SARS-CoV-2 is crucial and urgent

The development of more accurate antibody tests for SARS-CoV-2 is crucial and urgent
Description
Work to develop tests to detect COVID-19 antibodies is urgent and critically important. Research at universities will be crucial in finding a solution to the current crisis, a University of Birmingham expert has said.
Date:
23/03/2020
Categories:
Dubai Campus, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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