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”

The BHP Fellowship – Anna’s story

Dr Anna Price, ST3 in Renal Medicine at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, undertook a Birmingham Health Partners Starter Fellowship in 2015-2016 and is currently undertaking a PhD at University of Birmingham. We spoke to Anna about her thoughts on her fellowship experience. What attracted you to apply for the BHP fellowship? During my undergraduate … Continue reading “The BHP Fellowship – Anna’s story”

Birmingham research into Type 1 Diabetes could change treatment for newly diagnosed patients

Birmingham based consultants and researchers in diabetes are conducting ground breaking research into how best to treat people in the very first weeks after diagnosis, and how this can affect the long term outcome for patients. Dr Parth Narendran, who is based at University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Birmingham, … Continue reading “Birmingham research into Type 1 Diabetes could change treatment for newly diagnosed patients”

Fresh hope for liver transplant patients thanks to ground-breaking research

A paper published this week in the prestigious scientific journal ‘Nature’, reports how ground breaking research on ‘preserving’ livers set for transplantation may improve patient outcomes and increase the number of donor liver available, thereby saving more lives. Many people marvelled at the liver transplant story in the recent BBC TV hit series ‘Surgeons: At … Continue reading “Fresh hope for liver transplant patients thanks to ground-breaking research”

Midlands’ magazine showcases region’s Healthcare and Life Sciences

Business Quarter’s latest edition has recently hit the streets with an issue celebrating the vibrant healthcare and life sciences sector in the West Midlands. Supported by the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network, the special issue features interviews with key figures from the sector including the chief executive of Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation … Continue reading “Midlands’ magazine showcases region’s Healthcare and Life Sciences”