IMI Summer School

Description
This week, 25 16 and 17 olds will be at the University of Birmingham, sampling what it's like to study and work in a laboratory at the Institute of Microbiology and Infection (IMI) Summer School.
Date:
22/07/2019
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Award success for the College of Medical and Dental Sciences at the University of Birmingham's Founders' Awards

Award success for the College of Medical and Dental Sciences at the University of Birmingham's Founders' Awards
Description
The College of Medical and Dental Sciences is delighted to announce that at the University's Awards for Excellence 2019 colleagues from across the College were awarded three of the evening's five awards.
Date:
19/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Two-thirds of Global South hypertension sufferers missing treatment, study finds

Two-thirds of Global South hypertension sufferers missing treatment, study finds
Description
Healthcare in low- and middle-income countries is poorly prepared for the increasing number of people with high blood pressure, with more than two-thirds of people affected going without treatment – a new study reveals.
Date:
19/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Senior Lecturer in Computational Medicinal Chemistry joins the School of Pharmacy

Senior Lecturer in Computational Medicinal Chemistry joins the School of Pharmacy
Description
The Institute of Clinical Sciences recently appointed Dr Giovanni Bottegoni. He joins the University from Sosei Heptares, bringing with him almost 15 years of academic and industrial experience.
Date:
18/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham researcher wins Early Investigator Award

University of Birmingham researcher wins Early Investigator Award
Description
Dr Caroline Gorvin, IMSR Career Development Fellow, has won the Endocrinology Society's 2019 Early Investigator's Award. Her research investigates membrane protein signalling in neuroendocrinology, and bone health.
Date:
16/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Almost £9 million awarded for new NIHR ARC West Midlands to tackle biggest healthcare challenges

Almost £9 million awarded for new NIHR ARC West Midlands to tackle biggest healthcare challenges
Description
The University of Birmingham will be an academic partner for the new NIHR Applied Research Collaboration West Midlands, hosted by University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and funded by the NIHR.
Date:
16/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Homeless people are denied basic health care, research finds

Homeless people are denied basic health care, research finds
Description
A study led by the University of Birmingham has painted a shaming picture of neglect and discrimination shown towards the homeless when accessing UK health services.
Date:
16/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham researcher named in top 30 list of insulin researchers in the UK

Birmingham researcher named in top 30 list of insulin researchers in the UK
Description
Expertscape has named David Hodson, Professor of Cellular Metabolism from the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research (IMSR), in a list of top 30 leading insulin researchers in the UK.
Date:
16/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Cancer researchers discover important first step for personalised head and neck cancer treatment

Cancer researchers discover important first step for personalised head and neck cancer treatment
Description
Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered an important first step in the pathway for developing personalised medicine for the treatment of head and neck cancer.
Date:
15/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham researcher awarded MRC Career Development Award

Birmingham researcher awarded MRC Career Development Award
Description
Dr Rebecca Drummond, a fungal immunologist and Birmingham Fellow, has been awarded a five-year Career Development Award (CDA) from the MRC to further her research into fungal immunology.
Date:
15/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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