Monthly Archives: March 2018

  • 29 March 2018

    New Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre holds first meeting

    Key members of the Midlands-Wales Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre recently held their first meeting. The recently formed health consortium, jointly led by the National Institute for Health Research Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre (NIHR BRC) and…

  • 18 March 2018

    Rare Disease Day celebrated at QEHB

    Patients, members of the public and staff at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) braved the cold to find out more about rare diseases on 28 February. Stands representing the Centre for Rare Diseases…

  • 16 March 2018

    Data and Consent event is a big success

    On 29 January, an interactive workshop on “Patients in the World of Big Data” was held in the Postgraduate Centre at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB). The event was attended by 23 people,…

  • 15 March 2018

    Multi-million pound award aims to create new breakthrough therapies

    A recently formed health consortium, jointly led by the National Institute for Health Research Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre (NIHR BRC) and NHS Wales, has been awarded £7 million by Innovate UK to ensure more patients…

  • 15 March 2018

    Global view of eye health

    A team led by two Birmingham consultant eye surgeons, Professor Alastair Denniston and Professor Peter Shah, have recently completed the largest ever review of the impact of social deprivation on eye health across the globe.…

  • 13 March 2018

    Leading the way on research into ageing

    A consultant in geriatric medicine and specialist in hip fractures at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) has recently been awarded the prestigious Rising Star Award from the British Geriatrics Society. Dr Thomas Jackson, who is…

  • 09 March 2018

    Birmingham leads UK-wide biobank in rare eye disease

    A Birmingham-based Consultant Ophthalmologist and researcher, Professor Alastair Denniston, has won funding to set up a UK-wide resource to aid research into a rare disease which can lead to blindness. Two charities – Fight for…

  • 06 March 2018

    Jackie Brown

    As an R&D Administrator, Jackie provides secretarial and administrative support for the non-cancer Research Facilitation Group (RFG) and non-cancer Business Manager Fiona McGlynn. Jackie maintains the research feasibility inbox for non-cancer research. Telephone: 0121 371…