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Unit of Academic Primary Care hosts Thai health delegation

A delegation from Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health visited the University of Warwick on the 8th March to learn about healthcare in the UK and find out about how the NHS tackles population health within the NHS.

New study to help people with long-term pain conditions back into work

Warwick Medical School is leading a project to help unemployed people with long term pain conditions back into work.

Tue 13 March 2018, 09:00 | Tags: news WCTU

Building a better railway - in (almost) every cell in your body

New research from Warwick Medical School shows how a microscopic ‘railway’ system in our cells can optimise its structure to better suit bodies’ needs.

Tue 13 March 2018, 08:58

Congratulations to Prof Kate Seers, who has achieved the status of Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Congratulations to Kate Seers, who has achieved the status of Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, based on her doctoral supervision. She was mentored by Catherine Bennett.

Thu 01 March 2018, 10:20 | Tags: HS_SSSH

Schools alone cannot help to prevent childhood obesity, study finds

School-based healthy lifestyle interventions alone are not effective in the fight against childhood obesity, according to research conducted in the West Midlands.

Thu 08 February 2018, 13:27 | Tags: news HS_APC

Warwick doctor nominated for Tommy's award

Dr Shreeya Tewary, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Registrar based in the Division of Biomedical Sciences at Warwick Medical School, has been shortlisted for a Tommy’s Award presented by baby charity Tommy’s.

Fri 02 February 2018, 10:49 | Tags: news WCTU

Cancer Research Centre hosts Ideas Cafe

Members of the public and Warwick researchers came together this week to discuss key questions related to cancer research.

Wed 31 January 2018, 15:04 | Tags: news WCTU

Alternatives to face-to-face GP consultations unlikely to deliver hoped-for benefits in practice

The realities of implementing alternatives to face-to-face GP consultations, such as telephone, email, online and video consultations, mean that hoped-for reductions in GP workload and increases in available appointments for patients might not be realised according to a study led by Helen Atherton of Warwick Medical School.

New study to help improve life for headaches sufferers

A study led by researchers at Warwick Medical School could help thousands of headache sufferers by investigating whether a new education and self-management programme will help improve their quality of life.

Mon 29 January 2018, 10:21 | Tags: news WCTU

New trial to improve lives of long-term painkiller users

Warwick Medical School is starting a trial to improve the lives of long-term strong painkiller users.

Thu 25 January 2018, 10:18 | Tags: news WCTU

Professor Richard Lilford awarded CBE

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.

Wed 03 January 2018, 15:41 | Tags: news

WMS student wins prestigious entrepreneur award

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.

Mon 18 December 2017, 15:43 | Tags: news HealthSciences

Womb natural killer cell discovery could lead to screening for miscarriage risk

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.

Mon 18 December 2017, 09:03 | Tags: news

MB ChB Prizegiving Evening celebrates student success

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.

Wed 13 December 2017, 09:51 | Tags: news

Most people in favour of screening for spinal muscular atrophy

Research from Warwick Medical School indicates that most people are in favour of newborn screening for the potentially deadly condition spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

Mon 11 December 2017, 09:56 | Tags: news

Dr Felicity Boardman research has found that the majority of people in the UK support screening for spinal muscular atrophy.

SMA News Today, Science Daily, MedicalXpress and Newswise featured research by Dr Felicity Boardman which has found that the majority of people in the UK support screening for spinal muscular atrophy.

Thu 07 December 2017, 08:43 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

WMS academic named as emerging leader in cell biology

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.

Wed 06 December 2017, 09:34 | Tags: news

Cannabis linked to bipolar symptoms in young adults

Cannabis use in youth is linked to bipolar symptoms in young adults, according to new research by Warwick Medical School.

Fri 01 December 2017, 11:11 | Tags: news

Living in a ‘war zone’ linked to delivery of low birthweight babies

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.

Fri 01 December 2017, 11:08 | Tags: news

Warwick genome researcher wins prestigious Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr Andrew Bowman, who has been awarded a prestigious Sir Henry Dale Fellowship.

Fri 01 December 2017, 11:07 | Tags: news

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

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