Progesterone could increase live births in women with a history of miscarriage

Research led by BHP founder member the University of Birmingham suggests that giving progesterone to pregnant women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage could increase their chances of having a baby. The PRISM trial, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and co-ordinated by Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit in collaboration with Tommy’s National Centre for … Continue reading “Progesterone could increase live births in women with a history of miscarriage”

Prestigious fellowship for two BHP scientists

Two eminent BHP researchers have been named among 50 of the UK’s leading figures in biomedical and health sciences, through election to the esteemed Academy of Medical Sciences Fellowship. Professors Gavin Perkins and Arri Coomarasamy have been selected for their outstanding contributions to advancing medical science, cutting edge research discoveries, and translating developments into benefits … Continue reading “Prestigious fellowship for two BHP scientists”

Funding boost for four early-career researchers

Four researchers from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences – part of BHP founder member the University of Birmingham – have received vital funding to further their scientific endeavours. Kendle Maslowski Kendle, a Birmingham Fellow within the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, has received a Career Establishment Award from Cancer Research UK that will … Continue reading “Funding boost for four early-career researchers”

De-risking medical innovation with MD-TEC

MD-TEC, our Medical Devices Testing & Evaluation Centre, recently came together with a host of local medtech and life sciences organisations to showcase the unique insight, expertise and assistance the team can offer. The MD-TEC Connect event included talks from industry experts; 1:1 advice sessions, and presentations on the Centre’s ability to bring medical devices … Continue reading “De-risking medical innovation with MD-TEC”

Expert warns over little room for complacency over fall in twin stillbirth rates

A leading expert in fetal medicine at the University of Birmingham has warned that there is ‘little room for complacency’ over a fall in twin stillbirth rates as the reason for this phenomenon are complex. In a paper published today (November 27th 2018) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Mark Kilby, Professor … Continue reading “Expert warns over little room for complacency over fall in twin stillbirth rates”