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15/09/2020

Experts support maternal health professionals during COVID-19 pandemic

Experts support maternal health professionals during COVID-19 pandemic
Description
Health professionals around the globe can join a series of online expert workshops aimed at improving the care of pregnant women during the current COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in low- and middle-countries.
Date:
15/09/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
09/09/2020

Birmingham professor named 2020 recipient of the European Journal of Endocrinology Award

Birmingham professor named 2020 recipient of the European Journal of Endocrinology Award
Description
Professor Davide Calebiro was presented the award following his lecture at the e-ECE 2020 virtual conference on 5th September 2020, in recognition of his contribution to scientific research in endocrine diseases.
Date:
09/09/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
13/07/2020

BBSRC grant awarded to purchase advanced research equipment

BBSRC grant awarded to purchase advanced research equipment
Description
Dr Dan Tennant, Dr Christian Ludwig and Professor Gareth Lavery have been awarded a 19ALERT mid-range equipment grant from the BBSRC to provide new tools for analysis of stable isotope incorporation into metabolites.
Date:
13/07/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Students
25/06/2020

Antibody tests may help detect COVID-19 infection - if used at right time

Antibody tests may help detect COVID-19 infection - if used at right time
Description
Scientists have analysed data from around the world to examine the accuracy of antibody tests for COVID-19 - discovering that timing of testing is critical.
Date:
25/06/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
03/06/2020

Birmingham professor awarded Weizmann Institute joint programme grant

Birmingham professor awarded Weizmann Institute joint programme grant
Description
Professor Dirk-Peter Herten at the ICVS has received the Weizmann-UK Joint Research Programme Award to improve spatial resolution and quantitative assessment of fluorescently labelled proteins in cells
Date:
03/06/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Students
26/05/2020

Birmingham researcher wins Programme Grant from the National Institutes of Health

Birmingham researcher wins Programme Grant from the National Institutes of Health
Description
Dr Neil Morgan has been awarded a (Multi PI) R01 Programme Grant from the National Institutes of Health (USA) to research the role of the SLFN14 gene in megakaryopoiesis and platelet development.
Date:
26/05/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Students
21/05/2020

High doses of vitamin D supplementation has no benefit in preventing or treating COVID-19

High doses of vitamin D supplementation has no benefit in preventing or treating COVID-19
Description
Scientists from the UK, Europe and the USA, including experts from the University of Birmingham, have published a vitamin D consensus paper warning against high doses of vitamin D supplementation.
Date:
21/05/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Students
19/05/2020

Birmingham epilepsy researcher secures prestigious fellowship

Birmingham epilepsy researcher secures prestigious fellowship
Description
Dr Wessel Woldman, Research Fellow from the Centre for Systems Modelling and Quantitative Biomedicine at the University of Birmingham has been appointed an Emerging Leader Fellowship from Epilepsy Research UK.
Date:
19/05/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Students
13/11/2019

Birmingham experts join Indian medics to counter surgical infection threat

Birmingham experts join Indian medics to counter surgical infection threat
Description
University of Birmingham experts joined medical professionals in India to lead work in improving care for surgical patients.
Date:
13/11/2019
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
09/06/2015

Detecting the onset of leprosy before nerve damage occurs

Description
New research could help improve the lives of thousands of leprosy sufferers worldwide by detecting the disease long before it manifests as skin lesions. Peripheral nerve damage is the hallmark of leprosy pathology, but its origins had remained unclear until now.
Date:
09/06/2015
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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