Monthly Archives: May 2018

  • 30 May 2018

    West Midlands is Top Recruiting Region to International Stroke Study That Could ‘Transform Treatment’

    Trusts in the West Midlands recruited the most patients to a major new study funded and supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) which found that tranexamic acid (TXA), a drug currently used…

  • 22 May 2018

    UHB Consultant Haematologist is Researcher of the Year

    A University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) consultant was recently presented with a national Researcher of the Year Award. Gillian Lowe, consultant haematologist at UHB, was presented with a NIHR British Society of Haematology…

  • 18 May 2018

    Research Showcase

    Friday 18 May (10:00 – 15:00) Atrium (Main Entrance), Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. Birmingham Health Partners (BHP) will be holding their annual Research Showcase in May featuring interactive displays about local innovations and health research…

  • 17 May 2018

    Lead Research Nurses at UHB tell their story

    Being a Lead Nurse in Research is not for the faint hearted and at UHB this job is done by two, more-than-capable women. Diana Hull and Sarah Dhariwal admit the job can be as challenging…

  • 17 May 2018

    Birmingham Rare Disease Symposium

    May 17-18, University of Birmingham A national Rare Disease Symposium will be held at the University of Birmingham on May 17-18. This free event will see the expertise of rare disease clinicians across UHB, BWH…

  • 16 May 2018

    Future of Cancer Treatment

    The Future of Cancer Treatment: Advances in Surgical Cancer Care Wednesday 16th May 2018, 6-9pm Education Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Surgery is used to treat many types of cancer. It can be used alone,…

  • 14 May 2018

    Peter Bradburn

    Peter reviews monitoring, annual and final study reports from research teams. He adds monitoring report findings to a trend analysis spreadsheet, which enables identification of common problems. Peter also liaises with study teams, finance and…

  • 14 May 2018

    Iszara Blake

    As Clinical Research Officer with a Masters in Research Psychology and experience working as an academic researcher, Iszara provides support to clinical academics to develop high quality research grant applications involving UHB patients, staff, facilities,…

  • 11 May 2018

    Patient Katie raising money for charity through award-winning book

    A participant to the 100,000 Genomes Project has written an award-winning book, with royalties going towards a charity, Brain Tumour Research. Katie Smith (pictured with husband Luke) , who lives in Stourbridge, was recruited to…

  • 11 May 2018

    Research article suggests stronger treatments are possible for cancer patients

    An article recently published in the journal Clinical Oncology has found that higher doses of radiotherapy were tolerable in patients with certain types of cancers that arise at the back of the throat (oropharynx). The…