LifeArc and PSC Support jointly award £948,774 for new research into primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), a rare disease where the body attacks its own liver, causing inflammation and scarring of the bile ducts.
Professor Willem van Schaik, Director of the Institute of Microbiology and Infection, writes an opinion piece on how the dynamics of infectious diseases will change on a warming planet.
University of Birmingham cancer experts have welcomed a £120,000 charity donation to purchase new equipment that will help to speed the development of new treatments which could save the lives of children and adults.
New research has found that the use of non-invasive breathing support to treat patients with moderate to severe COVID-19 in hospitals isn't linked to a heightened risk of transmitting infection to others.
So-called 'telemedicine' is less diagnostically accurate than in-person consultations and could increase health inequalities and barriers to accessing appropriate care.