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Latest news from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences

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

Kirsty Morrison
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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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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

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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

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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

Professor awarded MBE in 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours

Professor Tom Clutton-Brock
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The University of Birmingham's Professor Tom Clutton-Brock has been awarded an MBE for services to the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Date:
14 June 2021

Study of UK dental professionals reveals extent of occupational risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection

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A University of Birmingham-led study of dental professionals has shown their increased risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection during the first wave of the pandemic.
Date:
04 June 2021

Study finds patients with COVID-19 produce immune responses against the body's own tissues or organs

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A University of Birmingham-led study has found that many patients with COVID-19 produce immune responses against their body's own tissues or organs.
Date:
04 June 2021

Study finds almost half of patients with inoperable pancreatic cancer are not prescribed essential medication

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A University of Birmingham-led study has found that almost half of patients with inoperable pancreatic cancer are not prescribed essential medication.
Date:
27 May 2021

Clinical trials: Bringing industry and academia together

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Description:
Birmingham Precision Medicine Centre Industry Trials Hub is changing the relationship between the University of Birmingham and its industry partners.
Date:
20 May 2021
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