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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”

Opportunistic cancer cells ‘slip through gaps’ to spread through blood vessels

Cancer cells may rely on opportunism, as well as chemical signalling, to spread through the body, according to new findings by mathematicians at BHP founder member the University of Birmingham. Cancer spreads by sending cells out from the primary tumour to travel through the vascular or lymphatic system to colonise other organs in a process … Continue reading “Opportunistic cancer cells ‘slip through gaps’ to spread through blood vessels”

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”

UHB senior nurses appointed to prestigious national programme

Two senior nurses at Heartlands Hospital, Liz Lees-Deutsch and Teresa Melody, have been awarded places on a new national programme aiming to develop the number of NHS staff involved in research. The 70@70 NIHR Senior Nurse and Midwife Research Leader Programme will begin with a launch event in London on May 9, which will focus … Continue reading “UHB senior nurses appointed to prestigious national programme”

Haematology Lecturer wins Researcher of the Year prize

Pip Nicolson, a Clinical Lecturer in Haematology at BHP founder-member University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB), has been awarded a prestigious national prize for his research. Pip was presented with the National Institute for Health Research and British Society for Haematology “Researcher of the Year” award, at a ceremony in Glasgow on April 2. … Continue reading “Haematology Lecturer wins Researcher of the Year prize”