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.
Congratulations to Richard Lilford, Professor of Public Health at WMS, who has been awarded a CBE in the New Year Honours in recognition of his services to health research.
Anjali Raj, a PhD student in our Division of Health Sciences, has been announced the winner of the ‘Young Entrepreneur’ accolade at the prestigious Kairali Awards in India in recognition of her work helping women before, during and after pregnancy.
Researchers at Warwick Medical School and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust have discovered the role that natural killer cells play in preparing the womb for pregnancy.
Our 2017 MB ChB Prizegiving Evening took place last week, 7 December, celebrating the fantastic work and achievements of our students over the last year and recognising three members of staff for their excellent teaching.
Research from Warwick Medical School indicates that most people are in favour of newborn screening for the potentially deadly condition spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).
Dr Felicity Boardman research has found that the majority of people in the UK support screening for spinal muscular atrophy.
Andrew McAinsh, professor of cell biology at Warwick Medical School, is to receive the British Society for Cell Biology’s prestigious Hooke Medal in recognition of his outstanding contribution to UK cell biology.
Cannabis use in youth is linked to bipolar symptoms in young adults, according to new research by Warwick Medical School.
Mums-to-be living in war zones/areas of armed conflict are at heightened risk of giving birth to low birthweight babies, according to research by Warwick Medical School.
Congratulations to Dr Andrew Bowman, who has been awarded a prestigious Sir Henry Dale Fellowship.
Congratulations to the WMS Men’s Football Club, who have won the West Midlands Inter-University League 2017.
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.
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.
Warwick Medical School is helping the Indian state of Kerala redevelop its healthcare system.
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.
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.
Dr Gegory Moorlock - discussing organ donation
BBC Radio Tees featured an interview with Dr Gregory Moorlock discussing organ donation.
Dr Felicity Boardman on pre-conception genetic screening
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.
A nationwide study of 4,000 pregnant women is to determine if delivering bigger babies earlier will prevent serious complications during labour and beyond.
A study led by WMS suggests that people are reluctant to use public access defibrillators to treat cardiac arrests.
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.
Warwick Medical School's Professor Franco Cappuccio been elected President of the British and Irish Hypertension Society.
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.