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19/09/2018

Internationally-respected cardiologist appointed Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

Internationally-respected cardiologist appointed Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences
Description
Professor Paulus Kirchhof, who joined the University of Birmingham in 2011 as a Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine, is a consultant cardiologist and an active member of several research consortia and professional organisations, including the European Society of Cardiology.
Date:
19/09/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
14/09/2018

Lymph node structural cells rein in human immune responses, research finds

Lymph node structural cells rein in human immune responses, research finds
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New research led by the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute in Australia and the University of Birmingham has now veered away from traditional immunology by turning the spotlight on the structural cells that build and support the immune-rich environment of lymph nodes.
Date:
14/09/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
12/09/2018

Birmingham students launch new initiative to reclaim resilience in healthcare

Birmingham students launch new initiative to reclaim resilience in healthcare
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A team of medical and nursing students from the University of Birmingham and the Healthcare Leadership Academy are challenging the current concept of resilience in healthcare by promoting the '100 Word Project' initiative.
Date:
12/09/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Students
11/09/2018

Leading University of Birmingham endocrinologist wins prestigious award

Leading University of Birmingham endocrinologist wins prestigious award
Description
Professor Wiebke Arlt has been named as one of just 13 endocrinologists from around the world to win a prestigious 2019 Endocrine Society USA Laureate Award.
Date:
11/09/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
05/09/2018

Exercise could delay progression of Type 1 diabetes when first diagnosed

Exercise could delay progression of Type 1 diabetes when first diagnosed
Description
The findings of a study led by the University of Birmingham suggests that exercise during the first few months of diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes could delay the progression of the condition.
Date:
05/09/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
28/08/2018

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care visits Birmingham to see how cancer research is saving lives

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care visits Birmingham to see how cancer research is saving lives
Description
Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, met Cancer Research UK-funded scientists at the University of Birmingham today (Thursday, 23 August) to learn about their life-saving work.
Date:
28/08/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
21/08/2018

Birmingham cancer expert elected as first female President of BGCS

Birmingham cancer expert elected as first female President of BGCS
Description
The University of Birmingham women's cancer expert, Dr Sudha Sundar, has been chosen as the President-Elect of the British Gynaecological Cancer Society (BGCS), the first female gynaecological oncologist to be elected to this post.
Date:
21/08/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
15/08/2018

E-cigarette vapour disables key immune cells in the lung and boosts inflammation

E-cigarette vapour disables key immune cells in the lung and boosts inflammation
Description
Research led by the University has found that vapourised e-liquid fluid has a similar effect on the lungs and body to those seen in regular cigarette smokers and patients with chronic lung disease.
Date:
15/08/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
14/08/2018

Happy first birthday, BactiVac Network!

Happy first birthday, BactiVac Network!
Description
The BactiVac Network is marking its first year of connecting scientists, clinicians, industry and policy makers across the world.
Date:
14/08/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
13/08/2018

Study finds alternative patient controlled drug could significantly reduce the number of women requiring an epidural for childbirth

Study finds alternative patient controlled drug could significantly reduce the number of women requiring an epidural for childbirth
Description
A trial co-ordinated by the University of Birmingham has identified an alternative and more effective pain relieving drug for women in labour, which could significantly reduce the number of women requiring an epidural.
Date:
13/08/2018
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
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