Monthly Archives: July 2012

  • 26 July 2012

    First patients recruited for two key studies

    The SRMRC has achieved two notable landmarks on the same day, recruiting its first patients to two different studies on a busy day for the centre’s research nurses. As a result, patients have now been…

  • 20 July 2012

    Eye surgeon recognised for trauma work

    A Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham eye surgeon has received a unique honour from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and the Defence Medical Services.

  • 09 July 2012

    Trauma centre closes first study

    Researchers working at the country’s only trauma research centre are celebrating the successful closure of the centre’s first study.

  • 01 July 2012

    Trauma research team keeps on growing

    The QEHB-based national centre for trauma research has taken a major step forward with the appointment of a senior research nurse. The National Institute for Health Research Centre for Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology (NIHR SRMRC)…

  • 01 July 2012

    Work under way into multiple sclerosis

    New research has begun into the effectiveness of a drug to treat secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS). Multiple sclerosis is a neurological condition which affects around 100,000 people in the UK and can cause a…

  • 01 July 2012

    Work will target deadly virus to aid care of patients

    Professor Julian Bion and his research registrar Dr Nick Cowley have been collaborating with Professor Paul Moss, consultant haematologist at UHB, and world authority in CMV research, as well as Dr Husam Osman, UHB consultant…

  • Dr David Mutimer

    01 July 2012

    Exciting times for liver research trials

    Two commercial trials have just been added to the large and productive research programme, the research nursing team has expanded and new drugs are showing immense promise for helping patients. Dr David Mutimer, a consultant…

  • 01 July 2012

    New work to tackle rare form of cancer

    Researchers at QEHB have begun new work to measure the impact of the different treatment options for patients with a rare form of cancer. Acoustic neuroma is a rare condition in which a tumour grows…

  • 01 July 2012

    Insight into military care

    The extraordinary skill and co-ordination involved in treating Britain’s wounded military personnel has been set out in unprecedented detail in a new publication. The article, authored by five Birmingham-based trauma and orthopaedic experts describes the…

  • 01 July 2012

    Novel project looks at wound infections

    Research has begun at the Trust to examine new ways of reducing the risk of patients being infected by microbes which normally live on their skin. The work will look at how an iodine incise…