Monthly Archives: February 2018

  • 14 February 2018

    NIHR Trauma Management MedTech Co-operative holds celebratory launch event

    The NIHR Trauma Management MedTech Co-operative (Trauma MIC), officially launched on Wednesday 7 February, with an all-day event at the Institute of Translational Medicine (ITM), based on the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) site. The…

  • 13 February 2018

    Research Funding boosts NHS

    A recent study, published in the British Medical Journal Open, has shown the value of NHS funding for research training and posts. The study, co-authored by colleagues at the University of Birmingham and Health Education…

  • 13 February 2018

    Ground breaking research for liver patients could be the biggest trial of its type ever

    A consultant liver physician at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded a £2.3 million research grant to lead a clinical trial as Chief Investigator. Dr Dhiraj Tripathi will be heading up the…

  • 12 February 2018

    £54 million funding to transform health through data science

    Birmingham Health Partners will lead one of six new sites across the UK created to address challenging healthcare issues through use of data science, funded by £30 million from Health Data Research UK. University Hospitals…

  • 09 February 2018

    Encouraging findings presented for potential new Sjögren’s treatment

    The results of a Phase IIa clinical trial have suggested a potential new antibody treatment for patients suffering from Sjögren’s syndrome. The trial was sponsored by Novartis and run in conjunction with the NIHR Translation…

  • 08 February 2018

    Local Scientists pick up national awards

    Two local clinical scientists were amongst the award winners at the recent Association for Respiratory Technology and Physiology (ARTP) Gala Awards in Brighton. The ARTP is the UK professional body for staff in lung function…

  • 07 February 2018

    MedTech Cooperative Launch

    February 7 2018, 9:30-4:30 Institute for Translational Medicine, University Hospitals Birmingham The NIHR Trauma Management MedTech Cooperative is launching on Wednesday February 7. Formerly the NIHR Trauma Management Healthcare Technology Cooperative (HTC), MedTech will continue…