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

Birmingham Professor to receive prestigious award for exceptional scientific advances in endocrinology
Description
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
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Trial will test existing drugs against rare blood cancer

Trial will test existing drugs against rare blood cancer
Description
A clinical trial designed to test existing drugs in the treatment of a rare blood cancer has been launched at the Universities of Birmingham and Warwick.
Date:
26/10/2020
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

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
Description
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
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

TRA VISIONS 2020 won by Birmingham Rail Engineer

Description
TRA VISIONS 2020 won by Birmingham Rail Engineer, Dr Sakdirat Kaewunruen from the University of Birmingham back in September 2020.
Date:
23/10/2020
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Dr Rona Cran wins Research Networking grant

Dr Rona Cran wins Research Networking grant
Description
Dr Rona Cran has been awarded a Research Networking Grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, to enable her to launch the new Network for New York School Studies
Date:
19/10/2020
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

New online research database set to boost battle against COVID-19

New online research database set to boost battle against COVID-19
Description
Researchers around the world can tap into a new inter-disciplinary online database of COVID-19 research allowing them to search for new partners, resources and funding to boost the global battle against the virus.
Date:
14/10/2020
Categories:
International, Research

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
Description
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
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Vitamin D deficiency increased risk of COVID in healthcare workers, new UK study shows

Vitamin D deficiency increased risk of COVID in healthcare workers, new UK study shows
Description
Research finds healthcare workers who self-isolated after developing COVID-19 symptoms were more likely to have a vitamin D deficiency, with workers from Black, Asian or ethnic minority backgrounds particularly affected.
Date:
07/10/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Working meeting in Sarajevo

Working meeting in Sarajevo
Description
Professor Janine Natalya Clark provides an update on the work of Association XY, the NGO she works with on the Changing Attitudes to Sexual Violence through Education and Awareness-Raising in Bosnia-Herzegovina project.
Date:
06/10/2020
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

'COVID-19 free' hospital areas could save lives after surgery – global study

'COVID-19 free' hospital areas could save lives after surgery – global study
Description
Setting up 'COVID-19 free' hospital areas for surgical patients could save lives during the second wave of the pandemic – reducing the risk of death from lung infections associated with coronavirus.
Date:
06/10/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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