Birmingham to lead ground-breaking research into patient experience of cell therapies

Birmingham health researchers, with industry partners including health technology companies Dignio and Datatrial, have been awarded £1.1 million by UK Research & Innovation (UKRI)’s Innovate UK, to investigate patients’ experience of cell and gene therapies. The funding has been provided as part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund’s Medicines Manufacturing programme. Cell and gene therapies … Continue reading “Birmingham to lead ground-breaking research into patient experience of cell therapies”

Trial recruitment research led by our patients

Patient  paper recently published in the journal ‘Gastrointestinal Nursing’ has proved that patient involvement can really enhance research at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB). Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) panel members worked alongside clinicians and researchers at UHB recently, in collaboration with the Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), part of the National Institute … Continue reading “Trial recruitment research led by our patients”

Rare Disease Day celebrated at QEHB

Patients, members of the public and staff at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) braved the cold to find out more about rare diseases on 28 February. Stands representing the Centre for Rare Diseases (CfRD) and West Midlands Genomic Medicine Centre were in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) Atrium to celebrate Rare Disease … Continue reading “Rare Disease Day celebrated at QEHB”