Monthly Archives: May 2018

  • 11 May 2018

    Introduction to Metabolomics for the Clinical Scientist

    11 May 2018, 09.45 – 16.00 School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham The 1-day course, organised by the University of Birmingham in partnership with the Phenome Centre Birmingham, will provide clinicians with an overview of the…

  • 10 May 2018

    Ten year kidney drug trial comes to an end at UHB

    This year marks the end of a ten year long clinical research trial into a ground-breaking drug for renal patients and the culmination of an almost ‘unique achievement’ in clinical trials. Researchers at University Hospitals…

  • 04 May 2018

    Trial recruitment research led by our patients

    A paper recently published in the journal ‘Gastrointestinal Nursing’ has proved that patient involvement can really enhance research at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB). Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) panel members worked alongside…

  • 03 May 2018

    Melissa wins bronze at Commonwealth Games

    A medallist at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games was successfully diagnosed and supported by staff at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB). Melissa Courtney, who won a bronze medal in the 1500m, was…

  • 02 May 2018

    Breda is 10,000th West Mids recruit to 100k

    The West Midlands Genomic Medicine Centre (WMGMC) recently consented their 10,000th participant to the 100,000 Genomes Project. Breda Daly recently signed up to the pioneering project, which will improve medical knowledge of cancer and some…

  • 01 May 2018

    Hayley Carruthers finishes 4th at hottest London marathon ever

    Hayley Carruthers, a research radiographer at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB), recently finished as the fourth overall woman at the London Marathon. Hayley, who only started running in recent years, was also the…