New partnerships aims to discover new treatments for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

A new partnership between BHP scientists and global healthcare company Novo Nordisk aims to discover new treatments for people suffering from fatty liver disease. The University of Birmingham’s Centre for Liver and Gastrointestinal Research and Novo Nordisk have joined forces in a collaboration supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Birmingham Biomedical Research … Continue reading “New partnerships aims to discover new treatments for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease”

The BHP Fellowship – Karl’s story

Mr Karl Payne, Specialty Registrar in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, undertook a Birmingham Health Partners Starter Fellowship in 2018 – 2019 and is currently a Cancer Research UK Clinical PhD Fellow and Royal College of Surgeons Clinical Research Fellow at University of Birmingham.  We asked Karl about his experience of the BHP Fellowship. What attracted … Continue reading “The BHP Fellowship – Karl’s story”

Repairing the body with 3D printed biomaterials

A new technique for 3D printing soft materials – such as gels and collagens – offers a major step forward in the manufacture of artificial medical implants. Developed by researchers at BHP member the University of Birmingham, the method could be used to print soft biomaterials that could be used to repair defects in the … Continue reading “Repairing the body with 3D printed biomaterials”

£9 million research centre starts work

A research centre that brings together leading expertise from the West Midlands – including all three Birmingham Health Partners members – to address some of the most demanding pressures on health services in the region launches today (Oct 1st). The NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) West Midlands, has begun a five-year programme of research and … Continue reading “£9 million research centre starts work”