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Pioneering vaccine brings hope to breast cancer victims in Nottingham

Scientists have identified a potential ‘therapeutic target’ for a form of breast cancer which is particularly difficult to treat, according to research published this week.
It is hoped the study – involving Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH), Nottingham Trent University … Continue reading

PhD studentship opportunity- care home safety

The Centre for Health Innovation, Leadership and Learning, in collaboration with NIHR CLAHRC East Midlands and the East Midlands Patient Safety Collaborative is pleased to announce the following PhD studentship, which is now open for applications.
Applications are invited for … Continue reading

Places available on Systematic Review Course in Nottingham

The Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, is running a systematic review course from Tuesday 16th June to Friday 19th June 2015.
The course is aimed at those interested in completing a Cochrane-style review. Experienced tutors and facilitators will … Continue reading

Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre benefits from Nottingham fundraising

An appeal to raise funds for the Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre (CBTRC) in Nottingham has reached a major milestone thanks to donations from Children with Cancer UK, the Brain Tumour Charity and a team of riders from the University … Continue reading

Novel Grommet Insertion Device for the Treatment of Glue Ear

Over 2 million grommet procedures are carried out globally each year, with more than 30,000 in England/Wales alone. However, a new surgical device, the V-Tube, is being developed to make insertion of grommets for the treatment of Otitis Media with … Continue reading

Nottingham launches first Phase 1 Clinical Trial for the treatment of Osteoporosis

Critical Pharmaceuticals, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and The University of Nottingham have announced the start of the first Phase I clinical trial in healthy post-menopausal women of a nano-enabled intranasal teriparatide product for the treatment of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis … Continue reading

Nottingham University Hospitals Wayward Project aims to improve patient care with new technology

Out-of-hours hospital doctors are being tracked using the latest technology in a bid to help them become more efficient and improve patient care.
“This research goes to the heart of an issue important to both the NHS and healthcare providers. Excellent … Continue reading

Nottingham gene discovery sheds light on Alzheimer’s risk

A Nottingham research team has helped uncover a second rare genetic mutation which strongly increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease in later life.

New Nottingham CATNAP collaboration may shed light on Ataxia Telangiectasia treatments

Three charities have joined forces with The University of Nottingham to secure funding for a study that will use new technologies to shed light on the life-shortening condition Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T).

Nottingham’s hearing researchers achieve prestigious Women in Science award

Hearing experts at the NIHR Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit have won the Athena SWAN Silver Award as part of The University of Nottingham’s Division of Otorhinolaryngology. Their work is recognised to support and advance the careers of women in science. Continue reading

Call for proposals to boost public engagement with Nottingham research

‘University of Nottingham on Tour’ is the working title of an experimental project that aims to increase the level and variety of public engagement with research

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