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21 December 2020
A study of more than 23,000 samples carried out by teams across the UK, including the University of Birmingham, shows Oxford Nanopore's COVID-19 test, LamPORE, is highly accurate for the detection of SARS-CoV-2.
18 December 2020
A third of all babies and half of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) babies are vitamin D deficient, a large study of 3000 newborns in the West Midlands has shown.
15 December 2020
Funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and the Department of Health & Social Care, DaRe2THINK will develop an entirely new way to run large clinical trials for patient benefit in the NHS.
An international team of scientists and engineers have been awarded a grant of £768K by UKRI as part of the Newton Fund's Agile Response Call to develop high performance, low cost ventilators.
14 December 2020
An international trial providing one of the lead investigators has identified a potential drug therapy to reverse non-alcoholic fatty liver disease – a condition for which there is currently no approved treatment.
11 December 2020
A new and less invasive treatment developed by Cancer Research UK researchers is safer than standard major surgery for early-stage rectal cancer.
The first national study of children with cancer who test positive from COVID-19 has found that they are not at any increased risk of severe COVID-19 infection.
The University has been awarded funding for a new MB-PhD programme to support three intercalating students a year for five years in areas of research relevant to musculoskeletal and other inflammatory diseases.
08 December 2020
A new review of research bringing together patient, carer and public views of cell and gene therapies has highlighted a need for appropriate education to better inform patients.
03 December 2020
A new educational framework and toolkit will be launched in the UK and Ireland this week to improve training and guidance for those providing palliative and end of life care for children.
02 December 2020
A recently published study by scientists from King's College London, University of Oxford, University of Glasgow and University of Birmingham sheds light on the mechanism of action of an exciting new class of drugs.
30 November 2020
The Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology centre in Birmingham is officially world class after achieving prestigious international recognition.