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Birmingham research brings hope for spinal cord injury treatment

patient in hospital bed with neck brace, wheelchair in foreground
Description:
Birmingham scientists have shown an existing drug may reduce damage after spinal cord injury, by blocking the inflammatory response in the spinal cord.
Date:
20 May 2022

University of Birmingham ranked among top UK universities for research

Campus - Aston Webb
Description:
The University of Birmingham has today received an outstanding vote of confidence in the quality of its research and contribution to society.
Date:
12 May 2022

Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy welcomes new Professor of Regenerative Medicine

Professor Ivan Wall
Description:
Professor Ivan Wall has been appointed as Professor of Regenerative Medicine with the Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
04 May 2022

Reconnecting Birmingham to Ruskin Land

Woodland sculpture made up of logs and branches
Description:
Researchers from the University of Birmingham will be working with artists and schools to co-create artworks on the themes of nature and environmental justice.
Date:
25 April 2022

Into the abyss? Charity finances during the Covid pandemic

Charity worker sifting through boxes of donations in a charity shop
Description:
Charities were expected to be under pressure during COVID-19, new research highlights to what extent have these forebodings been borne out.
Date:
14 April 2022

Autistic pupils twice as likely to be excluded from school

Teacher reading with a child in a school library
Description:
Due to inadequate systems and budget cuts, schools are twice as likely to expel autistic pupils
Date:
04 April 2022

Russia’s War in Ukraine: Its Impact on Trauma

A woolly hat lies on the floor among debris near a cordoned off area following shelling by Russian forces
Description:
Trauma is a huge effect of war not only on physical health, which is more easily visible, but also the mental health consequence, which may remain hidden.
Date:
24 March 2022

Addressing the ‘invisible water crisis’ of global water pollution

Bucolic aerial shot of green land with trees and a pathway meeting a wide river
Description:
World Water Day this year highlights groundwater and the need to protect, as global water pollution represents a major ‘invisible water crisis’.
Date:
21 March 2022

COVID-19 vaccination study opens at Great Ormond Street Hospital

covid vaccine and mask
Description:
Patients at Great Ormond Street Hospital and Southampton Children's Hospital are taking part in research to work out how they respond to COVID-19 vaccination.
Date:
15 March 2022

New antimicrobial air filters tested on trains rapidly kill SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses

An antimicrobial coating is sprayed onto filters.
Description:
Researchers have developed new antimicrobial technology for air filters that can kill bacteria, fungi and viruses including SARS-CoV-2.
Date:
09 March 2022

Researchers find genetic 'fingerprints' of ancient migrations in modern-day United Arab Emirates

Arabian man
Description:
Geneticists and archaeologists analysed 1,200 people from the United Arab Emirates and found genetic traces of population mixing spanning thousands of years.
Date:
03 March 2022

Dr Alice Turner hosts Respiratory Medicine Event at our New City-Centre Venue

Dr Alice Turner Presents to Delegates at The Exchange
Description:
Our symposium convened industry leaders from the healthcare and life sciences sector and key academics to discuss how to make respiratory medicine sustainable.
Date:
01 March 2022
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