Monthly Archives: January 2013

  • Fight for Sight logo

    09 January 2013

    National grants support eye research

    QEHB’s ophthalmology department has picked up two national research grants. Led by new consultants Susan Mollan and Alastair Denniston, the ophthalmology department joined forces with cancer specialist Paul Sanghera and collaborators at the Biomedical Research…

  • Dr Tom Clutton-Brock

    09 January 2013

    Partnership research can improve care of patients

    University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) and its partners have been awarded an £800,000 research grant and designated a Healthcare Technology Cooperative. The Healthcare Technology Cooperative scheme is run by the National Institute for…

  • Surgeon General V Admiral Philip Raffaelli

    09 January 2013

    Trauma centre marks first anniversary

    Leading researchers in trauma have helped to mark the NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre’s first anniversary. The event in late November brought together many of the country’s experts, as well as a patient…

  • 09 January 2013

    Drugs will help kidney patients

    Researchers hope a new drug which has been trialled at the hospital will help patients suffering from one of the most common forms of kidney disease. Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) affects around one…