21st Century Healthcare

How will technology and scientific advances change the way we approach healthcare and medicines? How will our existing systems adapt to care for a changing population? How do we ensure a high quality of life and well-being?

Why is periodontitis a risk factor for diabetes, heart disease and death?

Researchers are examining the real and significant impact inflammation of periodontal tissues can have on the body, particularly when observed in combination with other non-communicable diseases.

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Stopping outbreaks becoming epidemics

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa was the deadliest occurrence of the disease since its discovery in 1976. Since the first confirmed case was recorded 23 March 2014, over 11,000 people died as the result of the virus.How did Birmingham researchers place genomic sequencing at the heart of the outbreak response?


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