MedTech Foundation arrives in Birmingham

Research and innovation in medical technology has moved up a gear thanks to the launch of the MedTech Foundation – a group aimed at bringing together students, trainees and early career researchers to drive the translation of bench research to clinical practice. The launch event was held at the Institute of Translational Medicine in January, … Continue reading “MedTech Foundation arrives in Birmingham”

Top award for translational biomedical researcher

A BHP clinician scientist and hepatologist Dr Ye Htun Oo has been awarded £1.7 million to fund translational biomedical research into autoimmune liver diseases. The Sir Jules Thorn Award for Biomedical Research is a single grant of up to £1.7 million awarded by the Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust. The Trust’s main objective is to fund translational research … Continue reading “Top award for translational biomedical researcher”

Birmingham Health Partners establishing new Wellcome Translational Partnership

Birmingham Health Partners is proud to announce a prestigious new Translational Partnership with Wellcome to find new ways to translate scientific discoveries into real world impact. The initiative will foster new discussions and collaborations between healthcare stakeholders – clinicians, academics, industry and patients – to identify user-driven ‘pull’ for innovation. By supporting a shared understanding … Continue reading “Birmingham Health Partners establishing new Wellcome Translational Partnership”