Linking clinicians and mathematicians

Professor John Terry has joined  BHP founder member the University of Birmingham from the University of Exeter, leading the new Centre for Systems Modelling and Quantitative Biomedicine as an Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow. With a background in applied mathematics, Professor Terry’s interdisciplinary research looks to develop mathematical and computational tools to understand clinical data. Find out … Continue reading “Linking clinicians and mathematicians”

Welcoming our new Professor of Maternal and Perinatal Health

Shakila Thangaratinam, Professor of Maternal and Perinatal Health, has recently joined the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, bringing with her a wealth of expertise in women’s and perinatal health. Here’s her interview with the College of Medical and Dental Sciences at BHP founder member the University of Birmingham… Where was your previous job? My … Continue reading “Welcoming our new Professor of Maternal and Perinatal Health”

2019 – a year in review

As 2019 draws to a close, we’re reflecting on a an excellent year of discovery science, UK and world firsts, new treatments for patients, and new partnerships. We’ve been visited by a real-life astronaut, celebrated significant grants from generous charities, and made progress in understanding disease pathology – setting us up for a busy 2020 … Continue reading “2019 – a year in review”

Birmingham researcher to study diabetes in dentistry

Zehra Yonel, a Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry at our founder-member the University of Birmingham, has been awarded a three-year fellowship to research type 2 diabetes (T2D) in dentistry. The NIHR-Diabetes UK Doctoral Fellowship was awarded to Zehra by the Department of Health and Social Care, and it’s due to begin in February 2020. The … Continue reading “Birmingham researcher to study diabetes in dentistry”

Celebrating 15 years of partnership with Malawi

Families in Malawi face a number of challenges with high rates of infant mortality, HIV and malaria. According to WHO statistics, around 50 in every 1,000 children will die before they reach the age of five and, as recently as 2015, more than 3.6m people contracted malaria. In addition to this, UNAIDS reports that in … Continue reading “Celebrating 15 years of partnership with Malawi”