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14/06/2021

Professor awarded MBE in 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours

Professor awarded MBE in 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours
Description
The University of Birmingham's Professor Tom Clutton-Brock has been awarded an MBE for services to the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Date:
14/06/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
04/06/2021

Study of UK dental professionals reveals extent of occupational risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study of UK dental professionals reveals extent of occupational risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection
Description
A University of Birmingham-led study of over a thousand dental professionals has shown their increased occupational risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection during the first wave of the pandemic in the UK.
Date:
04/06/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Many patients with COVID-19 produce immune responses against their body's own tissues or organs, finds study

Many patients with COVID-19 produce immune responses against their body's own tissues or organs, finds study
Description
A University of Birmingham-led study funded by the UK Coronavirus Immunology Consortium has found that many patients with COVID-19 produce immune responses against their body's own tissues or organs.
Date:
04/06/2021
14/05/2021

Delaying second Pfizer vaccines to 12 weeks significantly increases antibody responses in older people, finds study

Delaying second Pfizer vaccines to 12 weeks significantly increases antibody responses in older people, finds study
Description
New study finds that antibody response in people over 80 is three-and-a-half times greater in those who have the second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine after 12 weeks compared to at a three-week interval.
Date:
14/05/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
12/05/2021

Study launches to investigate immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection in patients with antibody deficiencies

Study launches to investigate immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection in patients with antibody deficiencies
Description
A new study aims to explore the immune response to natural COVID-19 infection and vaccination in patients with antibody deficiency.
Date:
12/05/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
11/05/2021

Agents that target viral RNA could be the basis for next generation broad spectrum anti-viral drugs– new study

Agents that target viral RNA could be the basis for next generation broad spectrum anti-viral drugs– new study
Description
A new approach to tackling viruses by targeting the 'control centre' in viral RNA could lead to broad spectrum anti-viral drugs and provide a first line of defence against future pandemics, according to new research.
Date:
11/05/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
23/04/2021

Study outlines mechanism behind rare blood clots linked to COVID-19 vaccine

Study outlines mechanism behind rare blood clots linked to COVID-19 vaccine
Description
New research carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham has characterised a rare COVID-19 vaccine-induced syndrome which causes blood clots.
Date:
23/04/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
21/04/2021

Simple oral hygiene could help reduce COVID-19 severity - study

Simple oral hygiene could help reduce COVID-19 severity - study
Description
An international team of researchers have found that simple oral hygiene could help reduce the severity of COVID-19.
Date:
21/04/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
14/04/2021

Over-80s show similar antibody responses following single vaccination with either Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine – but cellular responses are enhanced after AstraZeneca vaccine

Over-80s show similar antibody responses following single vaccination with either Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine – but cellular responses are enhanced after AstraZeneca vaccine
Description
People aged over 80 receiving a single dose of either the Pfizer or AstraZeneca COVID vaccine show equivalent antibody responses five weeks post vaccination, research led by the University of Birmingham establishes.
Date:
14/04/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
12/04/2021

COVID-19 lateral flow testing survey is launched for the city of Birmingham

COVID-19 lateral flow testing survey is launched for the city of Birmingham
Description
The University of Birmingham and Birmingham City Council have launched a research project to improve people's experiences of Lateral Flow Testing for COVID-19 in Birmingham.
Date:
12/04/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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