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WMS Men’s Football Club wins West Midlands Inter-University League

Congratulations to the WMS Men’s Football Club, who have won the West Midlands Inter-University League 2017.

Thu 16 November 2017, 11:22 | Tags: news

Professor Sophie Staniszewska will be a speaker at the New NHS Alliance’s 2017 Action Summit

National Health Executive reported that Professor Sophie Staniszewska will be a speaker at the New NHS Alliance’s 2017 Action Summit being held at the Royal College of General Practitioners.

Wed 15 November 2017, 12:26 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Student team crowned winners of WMS Game Show Jamboree

A team of four first year MB ChB students, the 'Titanic Swim Team', have been crowned winners of the inaugural student versus staff WMS Game Show Jamboree.

Fri 03 November 2017, 14:10 | Tags: news

Kerala government looks to Warwick Medical School for new healthcare model

Warwick Medical School is helping the Indian state of Kerala redevelop its healthcare system.

Wed 25 October 2017, 10:00 | Tags: news

Clinical Trials Unit team wins Team of the Year Award

Congratulations to the Warwick Clinical Trials Unit PARAMEDIC2 Trial Team, who have won the West Midlands Clinical Research Network (CRN) Team of the Year Award for greatest contribution to research in the West Midlands.

Wed 25 October 2017, 09:52 | Tags: news WCTU

Warwick metabolism unit helps Ice Maidens Antarctic team

Six British women have visited the University of Warwick’s metabolism unit for a complete metabolic check-up before embarking on a gruelling trek across Antarctica.

Tue 24 October 2017, 09:04 | Tags: news

Dr Gegory Moorlock - discussing organ donation

BBC Radio Tees featured an interview with Dr Gregory Moorlock discussing organ donation.

Wed 18 October 2017, 12:53

Prof Diane Playford - £50,000 research into new ways of cancer care

Stratford Herald featured news that a £50,000 research project in which the University of Warwick is involved will look at new ways of delivering cancer care. The article includes comments from Professor Diane Playford.

Wed 18 October 2017, 12:49 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences HS_Rehab

Dr Felicity Boardman on pre-conception genetic screening

 
The Brisbane Times and the Sidney Morning Herald featured comments by Felicity Boardman on pre-conception genetic screening

Wed 18 October 2017, 12:46 | Tags: HS_SSSH

One in five witness someone collapse who requires CPR but the majority do not act

An estimated one in five adults in the UK witness someone collapse who needs immediate CPR, yet the majority of people do not act, according to new research funded by the British Heart Foundation and led by Warwick Medical School.

Tue 17 October 2017, 09:39 | Tags: news

Trial aims to reduce serious complications caused by delivery of bigger babies

A nationwide study of 4,000 pregnant women is to determine if delivering bigger babies earlier will prevent serious complications during labour and beyond.

Wed 27 September 2017, 15:18 | Tags: news

People are reluctant to use public defibrillators to treat cardiac arrests

A study led by WMS suggests that people are reluctant to use public access defibrillators to treat cardiac arrests.

Tue 26 September 2017, 09:35 | Tags: news

Study suggests you can ‘pick up’ a good or bad mood from your friends

New research suggests that both good and bad moods can be ‘picked up’ from friends, but depression can’t, according to a study led by WMS.

Tue 26 September 2017, 09:31 | Tags: news

Professor Franco Cappuccio takes top position in national blood pressure group

Warwick Medical School's Professor Franco Cappuccio been elected President of the British and Irish Hypertension Society.

Wed 13 September 2017, 10:36 | Tags: news

Study highlights new link between gene fusion and bladder and brain cancer

A study by WMS has shed new light on gene fusion in bladder and brain cancer. Researchers have found that a previously overlooked part of a specific gene fusion has a worsening effect on cancer cells. They have also found that preventing cell ‘signalling’ from this particular fusion may not be an effective route for future cancer treatment research.

Mon 04 September 2017, 10:31 | Tags: news

Maria and her ‘Superhero’ son raise money for Warwick Cancer Research Centre

A University of Warwick employee and her disabled son have taken part in the Superhero Triathlon to raise money for Warwick Cancer Research Centre.

Thu 24 August 2017, 09:32 | Tags: news

Antifreeze to improve aeroplanes, ice cream and organ transplants

The design of aeroplane wings and storing organs for transplant could both become safer and more effective, thanks to a synthetic antifreeze which prevents the growth of ice crystals, developed by researchers at WMS and the Department of Chemistry.

Wed 23 August 2017, 09:39 | Tags: news

New study recommends alternative pain relief for knee replacement patients

A new study led by researchers at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust and the University of Warwick has recommended an alternative method of pain relief for patients undergoing knee replacement surgery.

Mon 31 July 2017, 08:54 | Tags: news

NIHR Let's Get Digital video competition: Vote for our entry

A video produced using research by Professor Robert Walton and NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow Liz Edwards has been shortlisted in the NIHR Let's Get Digital competition.

Wed 26 July 2017, 14:13 | Tags: news

Multi-million-pound investment in a regional cryo-electron microscopy facility

A state-of-the-art Midlands regional cryo-electron microscopy (Cryo-EM) facility has been established, following a successful bid by the Universities of Warwick, Nottingham and Birmingham, led by the University of Leicester.

Wed 26 July 2017, 13:45 | Tags: news

New Director for Warwick Clinical Trials Unit is Announced

Professor Gavin Perkins will become the new Director of Warwick Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) from 1 October 2017. He was appointed after an international search and it is a source of great pride for us that Gavin, who is already an established member of CTU, was the best candidate for this key post in the Medical School.

Mon 24 July 2017, 14:06 | Tags: news WCTU

University receives multi-million pound grants to improve health of the world’s poorest people

The University of Warwick is to receive more than £7 million to find better ways of delivering healthcare to some of the world’s poorest people.

Wed 19 July 2017, 09:41 | Tags: WCTU WPC HealthSciences HS_PET HS_MHWB HS_STATS

SAPC 47th Annual Scientific Meeting - Pioneering Change

Warwick Medical School were delighted to host the annual Society for Academic Primary Care conference on the 12th, 13th and 14th July in the Ramphal Building.

Tue 18 July 2017, 11:22 | Tags: news WCTU WPC HealthSciences

WMS receives multi-million pound grants to improve health of the world’s poorest people

Warwick Medical School is to receive more than £7 million to find better ways of delivering healthcare to some of the world’s poorest people.

Mon 17 July 2017, 10:19 | Tags: news

Digital communication improves young patient engagement, according to new study

Using texts, emails, Skype and other digital communication methods can improve the health care experience of younger patients.

Fri 07 July 2017, 09:54 | Tags: news

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