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

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

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

Faecal Microbiota Transplants successfully treat patients with C.diff

Faecal Microbiota Transplants successfully treat patients with C.diff
Description
A new study from the University of Birmingham has shown that Faecal Microbiota Transplants (FMT) are highly successful in treating patients with Clostridioides difficile (C.diff) infection.
Date:
16/03/2020
Categories:
Dubai Campus, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Dental teams could play important role in early detection of Type 2 and pre-diabetes - study

Dental teams could play important role in early detection of Type 2 and pre-diabetes - study
Description
Dental teams could play an integral role in identifying people at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes as well as in the early detection of the condition in those who are undiagnosed, new research suggests.
Date:
06/03/2020
Categories:
Dubai Campus, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham researcher awarded £1.68m to fund research in 'raised brain pressure'

Birmingham researcher awarded £1.68m to fund research in 'raised brain pressure'
Description
Leading researcher Professor Alexandra Sinclair from the University of Birmingham's Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research has been awarded £1.68m to fund research into intracranial hypertension.
Date:
06/03/2020
Categories:
Dubai Campus, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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