A UK-wide trial carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham show six COVID-19 vaccines are safe and boost immunity for people who have had two doses of Pfizer/BioNTech or Oxford/AstraZeneca.
The University of Birmingham and Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) have signed a 'Key Partner' agreement that paves the way for a growth in their collaborations in both teaching and research.
LifeArc and PSC Support jointly award £898,774 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.
New drug treatment regimen, using belimumab soon after rituximab, reduced a disease-related autoantibody and severe disease flares in lupus patients.
Wound infections are the most common problem after surgery, particularly in developing countries, but promised innovations to tackle the issue do not work and global guidance needs changing, a new study reveals.
Combining three existing drugs could form an effective and non-toxic treatment for a range of aggressive blood cancers, a new study reveals.
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have led a study which has identified a new specific population of cells that plays a key role in the affect arthritis has on the body and the subsequent pain felt by patients.
A new project has been launched in partnership with the University of Birmingham aiming to address racial and ethical health inequalities using artificial intelligence.