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19/02/2020

Three new fellowships in the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing

Three new fellowships in the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing
Description
Three scientists from the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing have received funding from the Kennedy Trust, The Dunhill Medical Trust and the Medical Research Foundation to support and further their research.
Date:
19/02/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
18/02/2020

Bile duct cancer treatment potential boost from tailored medication - study

Bile duct cancer treatment potential boost from tailored medication - study
Description
Treatment of patients suffering from bile duct cancer could be improved by tailoring medication to the levels of a key protein in people with the disease, according to new research.
Date:
18/02/2020
Categories:
Dubai Campus, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
14/02/2020

Esteemed clinician and researcher Professor Richard Lilford CBE returns to the University of Birmingham

Esteemed clinician and researcher Professor Richard Lilford CBE returns to the University of Birmingham
Description
The Institute of Applied Health Research recently welcomed Professor Richard Lilford back to the University to lead the NIHR ARCWest Midlands project.
Date:
14/02/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
13/02/2020

Scientists uncover new understanding of how antibodies target dangerous bacteria

Scientists uncover new understanding of how antibodies target dangerous bacteria
Description
A new study from the University of Birmingham has helped provide novel understanding into how to select antigens to target in vaccines or new treatments against bacterial infections.
Date:
13/02/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
12/02/2020

Urgent improvements needed in the care of children with suspected appendicitis - study

Urgent improvements needed in the care of children with suspected appendicitis - study
Description
Thousands of UK children undergo unnecessary appendix surgery each year in the NHS, a new study reveals.
Date:
12/02/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Skin cancer diagnosis apps are unreliable and poorly regulated, study shows

Skin cancer diagnosis apps are unreliable and poorly regulated, study shows
Description
Smartphone apps used as 'early warning systems' for skin cancer are poorly regulated and frequently cannot be relied upon to produce accurate results, according to new analysis by experts at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
12/02/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
11/02/2020

Opening of a new laboratory for the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences

Opening of a new laboratory for the Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences
Description
The College of Medical and Dental Sciences has recently completed a major upgrade transforming derelict space into a new, vibrant and modern research facility.
Date:
11/02/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
04/02/2020

Birmingham researcher awarded £1.4 million CRUK Advanced Clinician Scientist Fellowship

Birmingham researcher awarded £1.4 million CRUK Advanced Clinician Scientist Fellowship
Description
Dr Shishir Shetty has been awarded a £1.4 million Advanced Clinician Scientist Fellowship from Cancer Research UK to further his research into liver cancer.
Date:
04/02/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
31/01/2020

Giving some pregnant women progesterone could prevent 8,450 miscarriages a year, say experts

Giving some pregnant women progesterone could prevent 8,450 miscarriages a year, say experts
Description
Researchers at Tommy's National Centre for Miscarriage Research say giving progesterone to women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage could lead to 8,450 more babies being born each year.
Date:
31/01/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
29/01/2020

New guidelines will improve treatment for patients with hyperthyroidism

New guidelines will improve treatment for patients with hyperthyroidism
Description
Radioactive iodine is to be recommended as the frontline treatment for patients with thyroid gland overactivity following an evidence review led by University of Birmingham researchers.
Date:
29/01/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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