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BioHub Birmingham® develops new incubator space to meet increasing demand for biomedical facilities

BioHub Birmingham® is constructing 5,000sq ft of self-contained laboratory and office suites at the heart of the BHP campus, in response to increasing demand for biomedical incubator space. The BioHub opened in 2015 and its shared facilities on the ground floor are now operating at capacity. Managed by University of Birmingham Enterprise, it is located … Continue reading “BioHub Birmingham® develops new incubator space to meet increasing demand for biomedical facilities”

Lymph node structural cells rein in human immune responses

Until now, the study of the immune system has focused almost exclusively on white blood cells, and T cells in particular, as the body’s major infection fighters. New research led by the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute in Australia and BHP founder member the University of Birmingham has now veered away from traditional immunology by turning … Continue reading “Lymph node structural cells rein in human immune responses”

Centre for Custom Medical Devices will create a new generation of 3D healthcare innovations

3D metal printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is a healthcare revolution. Founded in the 1980s, this technology is not only driven by speed and lower cost, it is transforming and enriching patients’ lives. It removes many of the limitations seen in more traditional healthcare manufacturing methods, and opens up the possibilities for innovations that … Continue reading “Centre for Custom Medical Devices will create a new generation of 3D healthcare innovations”

Roadmap for Growth: Bringing BioForward to Birmingham

BHP Managing Director Dr John Williams on why Birmingham is the ideal host for an event aimed at growing new life sciences businesses “A bottleneck to the establishment of new collaborations is the limited ability to support early interactions and knowledge exchange between industry and academic researchers.” – So read the introduction to the Medical … Continue reading “Roadmap for Growth: Bringing BioForward to Birmingham”

Leading University of Birmingham endocrinologist wins prestigious award

Professor Wiebke Arlt, a leading scientist at BHP founder member the University of Birmingham,  has been named as one of just 13 endocrinologists from around the world to win a prestigious 2019 Endocrine Society USA Laureate Award. The awards are the top honour to be bestowed upon endocrinologists – the scientists and medical doctors who … Continue reading “Leading University of Birmingham endocrinologist wins prestigious award”