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19/07/2019

Award success for the College of Medical and Dental Sciences at the University of Birmingham's Founders' Awards

Award success for the College of Medical and Dental Sciences at the University of Birmingham's Founders' Awards
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The College of Medical and Dental Sciences is delighted to announce that at the University's Awards for Excellence 2019 colleagues from across the College were awarded three of the evening's five awards.
Date:
19/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Two-thirds of Global South hypertension sufferers missing treatment, study finds

Two-thirds of Global South hypertension sufferers missing treatment, study finds
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Healthcare in low- and middle-income countries is poorly prepared for the increasing number of people with high blood pressure, with more than two-thirds of people affected going without treatment – a new study reveals.
Date:
19/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
18/07/2019

Senior Lecturer in Computational Medicinal Chemistry joins the School of Pharmacy

Senior Lecturer in Computational Medicinal Chemistry joins the School of Pharmacy
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The Institute of Clinical Sciences recently appointed Dr Giovanni Bottegoni. He joins the University from Sosei Heptares, bringing with him almost 15 years of academic and industrial experience.
Date:
18/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
16/07/2019

Almost £9 million awarded for new NIHR ARC West Midlands to tackle biggest healthcare challenges

Almost £9 million awarded for new NIHR ARC West Midlands to tackle biggest healthcare challenges
Description
The University of Birmingham will be an academic partner for the new NIHR Applied Research Collaboration West Midlands, hosted by University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and funded by the NIHR.
Date:
16/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Homeless people are denied basic health care, research finds

Homeless people are denied basic health care, research finds
Description
A study led by the University of Birmingham has painted a shaming picture of neglect and discrimination shown towards the homeless when accessing UK health services.
Date:
16/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
15/07/2019

Cancer researchers discover important first step for personalised head and neck cancer treatment

Cancer researchers discover important first step for personalised head and neck cancer treatment
Description
Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered an important first step in the pathway for developing personalised medicine for the treatment of head and neck cancer.
Date:
15/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham researcher awarded MRC Career Development Award

Birmingham researcher awarded MRC Career Development Award
Description
Dr Rebecca Drummond, a fungal immunologist and Birmingham Fellow, has been awarded a five-year Career Development Award (CDA) from the MRC to further her research into fungal immunology.
Date:
15/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
12/07/2019

Public urged to take part in consultation on life-saving test to identify heart defects in newborns

Public urged to take part in consultation on life-saving test to identify heart defects in newborns
Description
The public is being urged to take part in a consultation over a national recommendation not to roll out a life-saving test to identify newborn babies with critical congenital heart defects pioneered by our experts.
Date:
12/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
10/07/2019

MW-ATTC celebrates successful first year

MW-ATTC celebrates successful first year
Description
The Midland-Wales Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre has produced a newsletter detailing key updates over its first year.
Date:
10/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Light touch to improve rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis

Light touch to improve rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis
Description
A new way of detecting rheumatoid arthritis using infrared light could offer an objective way of diagnosing the disease and monitoring treatment effectiveness, a University of Birmingham study shows.
Date:
10/07/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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