Liver transplant experts gather at the University Of Birmingham to celebrate 30 years of research

Experts from around the world have gathered at the University of Birmingham to celebrate 30 years of research and 5,000 liver transplants to have been performed in the city. Internationally renowned pioneers of liver transplantation and experts in liver disease were at the two-day International Liver Symposium held at the University’s College of Medical and … Continue reading “Liver transplant experts gather at the University Of Birmingham to celebrate 30 years of research”

Ministerial announcement provides funding boost

Following the Secretary of State for Health the Rt. Hon. Jeremy Hunt’s announcement of £14.25m funding to support 11 NIHR medtech and in vitro diagnostic cooperatives nationally, we are delighted to announce that University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) has been awarded funding to establish the NIHR Trauma Management MedTech Cooperative (MTC). The cooperatives will … Continue reading “Ministerial announcement provides funding boost”

Expansion appeal launched for globally significant Centre for Clinical Haematology

Famous faces and over 100 key figures from across the region came together in Birmingham to launch Cure Leukaemia’s 2017 £1 Million appeal to fund the expansion of the globally significant Centre for Clinical Haematology (CCH) based at the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, a founder member of Birmingham Health Partners The centre, launched in … Continue reading “Expansion appeal launched for globally significant Centre for Clinical Haematology”

New partnership to accelerate arthritis therapy

The University of Birmingham will be partnering with the University of Oxford to speed up the development of new treatments for arthritis. This has been supported by a £7 million investment from the Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research. The partnership will be based at the Institute of Translational Medicine in Birmingham and the Kennedy Institute … Continue reading “New partnership to accelerate arthritis therapy”

Implantable middle ear microphone study

Researchers based at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) have embarked on the SIME: Human Feasibility Study of an Implantable Middle Ear Microphone after securing £1.4 million National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funding for the next three years. The NIHR, the research arm of the NHS, funded the study after the UHB team … Continue reading “Implantable middle ear microphone study”