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Latest news from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences

University of Birmingham researcher receives award for outstanding contribution to brain tumour research

John Apps
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A researcher at the University of Birmingham has been named Young Investigator of the Year by the British Neuro-Oncology Society.
Date:
13 July 2021

COVID:19: Scientists condemn government's 'dangerous & unethical COVID-19 experiment'

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University of Birmingham scientists are among more than 100 experts who have signed a letter published in The Lancet urging the UK Government to reconsider its plans to abandon all COVID-19 restrictions.
Date:
09 July 2021

Cancer Research UK Advanced Clinician Scientist shares top tips on undertaking research

Shishir Shetty
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Dr Shishir Shetty is a Cancer Research UK Advanced Clinician Scientist and principal investigator in the Centre for Liver and Gastrointestinal Research.
Date:
07 July 2021

Launch of the national Congenital Heart Disease Priority Setting Partnership

Mr Nigel Drury
Description:
Today, 29 June 2021, sees the launch of the UK's first national study to identify research priorities for children and adults diagnosed with congenital heart disease (CHD).
Date:
29 June 2021

Blood cancer trial sponsored by the University of Birmingham opens for recruitment

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A new clinical trial being sponsored by the University of Birmingham has opened for recruitment aiming to investigate the efficacy of a novel treatment for patients affected by a specific type of blood cancer.
Date:
29 June 2021

Student scoops award for helping aspiring young medics from low income backgrounds

Kirsty Morrison
Description:
A University of Birmingham student has won an award for her work to help young aspiring students from low income backgrounds to apply for degrees in medicine.
Date:
29 June 2021

Dr Lennard Lee awarded ACP McElwain Prize for contributions to medical oncology

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Description:
Dr Lennard Lee, Academic Clinical Lecturer at the University of Oxford/Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham, has been awarded the 2020 Association of Cancer Physicians (ACP) McElwain Prize.
Date:
25 June 2021

University of Birmingham joins Skills Training Network for First wave of National Training Centres

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The University of Birmingham has been confirmed as the third National Training Centre in the Advanced Therapies Skills Training Network (ATSTN) initiative.
Date:
25 June 2021

Congress focuses on impact of COVID-19 on global liver disease

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University of Birmingham experts are leading discussions at the 2021 International Liver Congress citing the effects of COVID-19 on people with liver disease.
Date:
25 June 2021

Researchers call for improvements to working culture and conditions for UK junior doctors

UK junior doctor
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Researchers are calling for changes to working conditions for UK junior doctors as new research highlights a lack of access to clinical and emotional support.
Date:
24 June 2021

Research shows increased risk of chronic kidney disease in people with 'healthy' obesity

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People with 'healthy' obesity have a 66% increased risk of chronic kidney disease, finds a new study led by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
21 June 2021

Birmingham experts join drive to address global burden of maternal sepsis

Mother and two children
Description:
University of Birmingham health experts are working in a research partnership in East Africa aiming to reduce the number of mothers dying from maternal sepsis.
Date:
15 June 2021
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