News in the College

NewsRSS FeedAtom Feed

16/10/2019

Global trial is first clear evidence that a widely available drug reduces head injury deaths

Global trial is first clear evidence that a widely available drug reduces head injury deaths
Description
A low cost and widely available drug could reduce deaths in traumatic brain injury patients by as much as 20% depending on the severity of injury, according to a study carried out with the University of Birmingham.
Date:
16/10/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Scientists link hormone production in baby wallabies to how some human girls are born with genitalia that appear more male than female

Scientists link hormone production in baby wallabies to how some human girls are born with genitalia that appear more male than female
Description
Research led by the Universities of Birmingham and Manchester has made a connection between the way baby wallabies produce male hormones and how some human girls are born with genitalia that resemble those of a boy.
Date:
16/10/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
03/10/2019

New art exhibition explores strange history of dentistry and its links to Birmingham Jewellery Quarter

New art exhibition explores strange history of dentistry and its links to Birmingham Jewellery Quarter
Description
An exhibition will open at a gallery at Birmingham Dental Hospital and the University of Birmingham School of Dentistry investigating the link between teeth and the city's historic Jewellery Quarter.
Date:
03/10/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

New partnership aims to identify new disease mechanisms and potential targets for treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

New partnership aims to identify new disease mechanisms and potential targets for treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Description
A new partnership between scientists at the University of Birmingham and global healthcare company Novo Nordisk aims to discover new treatments for people suffering from fatty liver disease.
Date:
03/10/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
02/10/2019

£9 million NIHR ARC West Midlands begins research into demands on region's health services

£9 million NIHR ARC West Midlands begins research into demands on region's health services
Description
A research centre that brings together leading expertise from the West Midlands including the University of Birmingham to address some of the most demanding pressures on health services in the region launches today.
Date:
02/10/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham Professor announced the winner of the European Journal of Endocrinology Award 2020

University of Birmingham Professor announced the winner of the European Journal of Endocrinology Award 2020
Description
University of Birmingham Professor Davide Calebiro will be the recipient of the European Journal of Endocrinology Award 2020.
Date:
02/10/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Students
01/10/2019

Abused or neglected children are four times more likely to develop serious mental illness, study finds

Abused or neglected children are four times more likely to develop serious mental illness, study finds
Description
A University of Birmingham study has shown that children who have experienced child abuse or neglect are four times more likely to develop serious mental illness such as psychoses, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Date:
01/10/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
25/09/2019

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow appointed to undertake research into antibiotic resistance

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow appointed to undertake research into antibiotic resistance
Description
Dr Enea Sancho-Vaello has been appointed as a Marie Sklodowska Curie Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Dr Jessica Blair, Institute of Microbiology and Infection.
Date:
25/09/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Award winning researcher joins as Hale-Rudd Lecturer in Experimental Ophthalmology

Award winning researcher joins as Hale-Rudd Lecturer in Experimental Ophthalmology
Description
Dr Jose M Romero Hombrebueno has moved from Belfast to Birmingham to join the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing as a Hale-Rudd Lecturer in Experimental Ophthalmology.
Date:
25/09/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

Anti-malarial drug can make cancer chemotherapy more effective

Anti-malarial drug can make cancer chemotherapy more effective
Description
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have found an anti-malarial drug was effective in treating head and neck cancer in mice.
Date:
25/09/2019
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
Displaying 1 to 10 of 642
Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next