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21/03/2019

Excess hormones could cause a condition that can lead to blindness in women, study finds

Excess hormones could cause a condition that can lead to blindness in women, study finds
Description
Research led by the University of Birmingham has found that increased levels of hormones including testosterone could cause a brain condition that can lead to blindness in women.
Date:
21/03/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
13/03/2019

High quality evidence helps clinicians worldwide understand how to prevent infection after miscarriage surgery

High quality evidence helps clinicians worldwide understand how to prevent infection after miscarriage surgery
Description
New international guidelines on how to provide treatment for women having miscarriage surgery are needed after a large-scale international trial led by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
13/03/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham to unveil new 'blue plaque' celebrating the work of two innovative dentists

University of Birmingham to unveil new 'blue plaque' celebrating the work of two innovative dentists
Description
A new 'blue plaque' is set to be unveiled as part of the University of Birmingham's history trail that will celebrate the work of two innovative dentists whose inventions have saved thousands of lives.
Date:
13/03/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

The Conversation: Tooth whitening – don't gamble with your teeth

The Conversation: Tooth whitening – don't gamble with your teeth
Description
Professor Damien Walmsley, Head of Teaching Unit of Prosthetic Dentistry, writes on why cheap, over-the-counter tooth-whitening kits could end up costing you a pretty penny for The Conversation.
Date:
13/03/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
11/03/2019

Dental students to train on 'lifelike' mouth models

Dental students to train on 'lifelike' mouth models
Description
Dental models with the tactile qualities of real mouths will be used to train the next generation of dentists thanks to new research carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham.
Date:
11/03/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
05/03/2019

Dental students to train on 'lifelike' mouth models

Dental students to train on 'lifelike' mouth models
Description
Dental models with the tactile qualities of real mouths will be used to train the next generation of dentists thanks to new research carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham.
Date:
05/03/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

HRH The Duke of Sussex visits the world's first conflict wound research centre

HRH The Duke of Sussex visits the world's first conflict wound research centre
Description
HRH The Duke of Sussex met scientists and clinical experts during a visit to the world's first specialist military and civilian wound research centre.
Date:
05/03/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
01/03/2019

New research identifies potential new treatment for patients with inflammatory joint conditions

New research identifies potential new treatment for patients with inflammatory joint conditions
Description
Targeting early changes in the synovial microenvironment could offer a new class of rheumatoid arthritis therapy, finds a study carried out by the Universities of Birmingham and Oxford.
Date:
01/03/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Funding awarded to advance treatment of skeletal disorders in children

Funding awarded to advance treatment of skeletal disorders in children
Description
Professor Grant Stewart has received £246,993 from Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity and Sparks to fund research into the advancement of treatment of skeletal disorders.
Date:
01/03/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
20/02/2019

Brain Awareness Week at the University of Birmingham

Description
Join us to celebrate the international Brain Awareness Week 11 - 17 March 2019: a Public Engagement event celebrated worldwide, to raise public awareness of the importance of brain research.
Date:
20/02/2019
Categories:
Alumni, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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