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  • 26 Mar 2019

    UHB is leading UK recruiter to liver trial

    University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is the joint leading recruiter across the United Kingdom into an international research trial that could change how liver operations are performed worldwide. A team of surgeons, anaesthetists…

  • 25 Mar 2019

    Could heart drug help lung disease patients?

    Drugs traditionally used to treat blood pressure and heart disease are to be given to lung disease patients to see if they can be beneficial, in a trial coordinated by the University of Aberdeen. Chronic…

  • 12 Mar 2019

    Tom Wride – research and racquets

    A 5am training session, a day in the office auditing clinical trials at UHB and then an evening session in the gym is the sort of  regime and discipline that has taken Tom Wride to…

  • 12 Mar 2019

    NIHR SRMRC Holds Research Showcase alongside UoB’s Launch of New Centre for Trauma Sciences Research

    The launch of the University of Birmingham’s (UoB) new Centre for Trauma Sciences (CTSR) took place on 26th March and was combined with the exciting Show and Tell event for the NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology…

  • 05 Mar 2019

    Healthcare Science Day – 6th March 2019

    On 6th March 2019, healthcare scientists at UHB  will demonstrate the huge range of roles and careers available in the NHS to local schools, patients and the public. The annual Healthcare Science  event will be…

  • 27 Feb 2019

    Could MDTEC help you?

    The Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre (MD-TEC) met with local MedTech Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) companies at a recent event to showcase the facilities, expertise and assistance that the Centre provides. MD-TEC Connect…

  • 12 Feb 2019

    Endocrine nurse specialist collects research awards

    A senior clinical nurse specialist in the endocrine team at QEHB has collected two distinctive awards at the most recent annual British Endocrine Society conference, where she also presented her work. Chona Feliciano was the only nurse…

  • 11 Feb 2019

    World-leading trial for rare disease patient

    A patient at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is one of just four people in the UK taking part in a worldwide clinical trial for Pompe disease, a rare, genetically inherited condition affecting…

  • 11 Feb 2019

    World first for gene therapy trial patient

    A patient at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) was the first person in the world to take part in a pioneering gene therapy trial for his rare disease. Simon Smith, 45, was diagnosed with…

  • 11 Feb 2019

    QEHB celebrates Rare Disease Day

    Rare Disease Day will be celebrated in the atrium of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) on Thursday 28 February 2019. The annual event aims to raise awareness of the work being done to diagnose,…