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UHB and Cambridge University Hospitals win government funding for ground-breaking AI in radiotherapy

A machine learning technology that helps cut the time patients wait for life-saving cancer treatment has been successful in the latest round of the Artificial Intelligence in Health and Care Award

COVID-19 drugs for treating hospitalised patients

Kidney patients in Birmingham join clinical trial to see if drug can protect them from COVID-19

A trial to find out if kidney patients can benefit from additional protection from COVID-19, using a drug routinely used to treat tapeworm, is rolling out across the UK

Kirsty Morrison, Diana award winning medical student, in a lecture theatre

Birmingham medical student receives Diana award for helping young people from low income backgrounds access medical school

Kirsty Morrison, aged 22, currently on placement as a medical student at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, has been recognised with the highest accolade a young person can achieve for social action or humanitarian efforts – The Diana Award

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CogStack wins an Artificial Intelligence in Health and Care Award

Cogstack has been successful in the latest round of the Artificial Intelligence in Health and Care Award for innovative use of Natural Language Processing (NLP) to transform and improve research, planning and care.

Professor Tom Clutton-Brock

UHB professor awarded MBE in 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours

Professor Tom Clutton-Brock, Director of the Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre and Associate Medical Director at UHB, has been awarded an MBE for services to the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic

Prize winning trainee doctor Nicole Cianci

Heartlands doctor wins prestigious national award

A trainee doctor at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital has gained a top prize in the prestigious Dr Falk-Pharma/Guts UK Charity national awards.