News in the College

Latest news from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences

£17.9m for Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre network to bolster UK clinical trial infrastructure

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Description:
The network includes the Midlands-Wales Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre, jointly delivered by University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham.
Date:
17 April 2024

Harnessing B cells could fight cancer or autoimmune diseases by targeting mitochondrial metabolism

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Description:
New research finds a crucial role for Thioredoxin protein in regulatory B cells control of the immune system
Date:
17 April 2024

Launch of new international medical code for presymptomatic type 1 diabetes

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University of Birmingham and NHS England researchers have created a diagnostic code for presymptomatic type 1 diabetes to enhance healthcare treatment.
Date:
17 April 2024

New Inflammatory Bowel Disease testing protocol could speed up diagnosis

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Description:
Serial home tests would reduce unnecessary colonoscopy testing
Date:
15 April 2024

Live long and prosper? 7 top tips for targeting inflammaging and promoting a longer healthier life

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Description:
As people are living longer, experts from the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing cover seven evidence-based recommendations to tackle 'inflammageing'.
Date:
15 April 2024

Objective biomarker test could predict heart disease risk for patients with common arrhythmia

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Description:
Patients with Atrial Fibrillation deemed high risk following analysis had five times as many cardiovascular events as low-risk cluster
Date:
13 April 2024

Advice to a Young Mathematical Biologist

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Description:
Past and present Presidents of the Society for Mathematical Biology have pooled decades of expertise to help early career researchers get ahead in the field.
Date:
10 April 2024

Targeting RAS proteins may prevent relapse in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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Description:
Targeting RAS family proteins in FLT3-ITD+ Acute Myeloid Leukemia shuts off a common route to drug resistance.
Date:
09 April 2024

New research partnership set to improve health in China’s Greater Bay area

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Description:
The University of Birmingham and Seventh Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University are working together to improve healthcare in China and beyond.
Date:
05 April 2024

Fontan circulation link to changes in genetic code may lead to new treatment for heart conditions

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Description:
Procedure used to treat children born with heart conditions may provide a new treatment opportunity
Date:
04 April 2024

Doctors on front line of tackling childhood obesity but more training and resources needed

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Description:
In-depth interviews reveal little training for healthcare professionals or additional resources to support families
Date:
04 April 2024

Clinical trial shows rheumatoid arthritis drug could prevent disease

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Description:
A drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis could also prevent the disease in individuals deemed to be at risk.
Date:
26 March 2024
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