Diabetes: Birmingham launches five new research studies

BHP founder-member the University of Birmingham has announced the launch of five new major studies aimed at improving the prevention, treatment and management of type 1 diabetes – with a particular focus on children and young adults. The new studies include: The ELSA Study: Led by Professor Parth Narendran, the ELSA Study (EarLy Surveillance for Autoimmune … Continue reading “Diabetes: Birmingham launches five new research studies”

New clinical trial aims to improve heart protection during surgery in children

A new clinical trial being led by BHP founder-member the University of Birmingham and funded by the British Heart Foundation could help improve the recovery of children who undergo life-saving heart surgery. The £570,000 study will compare two ways of protecting the heart when children require open heart surgery to repair congenital heart defects, to … Continue reading “New clinical trial aims to improve heart protection during surgery in children”

Prior SARS-CoV-2 infection increases strength and quality of immune response in double vaccinated care home staff and residents

Prior SARS-CoV-2 infection increases strength and quality of immune response in double vaccinated care home staff and residents, reveals study Elderly care home residents who have previously contracted and survived COVID-19 develop much stronger and higher antibody and cellular immune responses to two doses of vaccination than those without prior natural infection, finds new research … Continue reading “Prior SARS-CoV-2 infection increases strength and quality of immune response in double vaccinated care home staff and residents”

Birmingham in COVID-19 vaccine booster clinical trial

Six COVID-19 vaccines are safe and boost immunity for people who have had two doses of Pfizer/BioNTech or Oxford/AstraZeneca, show results from a UK-wide trial carried out in collaboration with BHP founder member the University of Birmingham. The latest results from the world-first study COV-BOOST are published in The Lancet and have been key in shaping the UK … Continue reading “Birmingham in COVID-19 vaccine booster clinical trial”

Senior Administrator – Precision Health Technologies Accelerator

Job description As the senior administrator for the PHTA Ltd, you will provide support for a broad range of administrative duties, some of which may be complex including administration of financial transactions. You will be responsible for supporting colleagues within the PHTA Ltd, providing day to day operational support and sharing knowledge across the PHTA … Continue reading “Senior Administrator – Precision Health Technologies Accelerator”