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Prof Franco Cappuccio awarded Recognition of Excellence Award in Dietary Salt Reduction

The 2019 Awards Committee of the World Hypertension League has awarded the 2019 WHL Recognition of Excellence Award in Dietary Salt Reduction to Professor Francesco Cappuccio in recognition of his role as a global leader who has contributed much to better the global population.

Wed 22 May 2019, 14:43 | Tags: news HealthSciences

WMS pregnancy researchers named among Nation’s Lifesavers

Professor Siobhan Quenby and Professor Jan Brosens from WMS have been recognised for their exceptional contribution to keeping the nation healthy.

Wed 22 May 2019, 08:06 | Tags: news BMS

Congratulations: Raquel Nunes

Congratulations to Raquel Nunes on her recent promotion to Senior Research Fellow which will be effective from 1 June 2019.

Fri 17 May 2019, 13:28 | Tags: HS_STATS

Zehra Irshad

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Congratulations to Dr Zehra Irshad, who has been awarded the inaugural Faculty Post-Doctoral Research Prize for her work on ‘Hepatic VLDL secretion: DGAT1 determines particle size but not particle number, which can be supported entirely by DGAT2'.

Wed 15 May 2019, 14:54 | Tags: BMS

WMS scientists join prestigious Academy of Medical Sciences Fellowship

The Academy of Medical Sciences has elected 50 of the UK’s leading figures within biomedical and health sciences to their esteemed Fellowship, including Professor Gavin Perkins and Professor Richard Lilford from Warwick Medical School.

Thu 09 May 2019, 09:43 | Tags: news

Online tool for carers in Coventry and Warwickshire unveiled to politicians

A new online tool for carers in Coventry & Warwickshire, Care Companion, has been developed thanks to the work of researchers from WMS and was launched this week with the help of local MPs.

Fri 03 May 2019, 10:32 | Tags: news

Public science evening investigates 'bad cell service'

Around 50 members of the public joined staff and students from the Quantitative Biomedicine Programme and the Division of Biomedical Sciences on 1 May to learn why and how cells communicate.

Thu 02 May 2019, 13:21 | Tags: news

Inpatient care for young people with mental health issues varies significantly by country

Access to inpatient care for young people with mental health issues varies significantly across Europe, with mental health services providing up to fifty times more beds depending upon the country you live in, according to new research by WMS.

Mon 29 Apr 2019, 10:39 | Tags: news

Professor Matthew Gibson awarded Royal Society Industrial Fellowship

Matthew GibsonProfessor Matthew Gibson (Joint appointee between Warwick Medical School and Chemistry Department) has been awarded a Royal Society Industrial Fellowship to work with his industrial Partners, GE Healthcare. These prestigious fellowships give academics the time to work with an industrial partner to transfer knowledge and technologies. In particular, this Fellowship will enable Professor Gibson to move his research into biomaterials to help cryopreserve (freeze) donor cells and tissue, from the lab to real world applications.

Mon 29 Apr 2019, 10:38 | Tags: BMS

Master's by Research (Medical Sciences): Projects available in cell and developmental biology

Warwick Medical School’s MSc by Research (Medical Sciences) degree gives you the opportunity to address significant and exciting questions within the field of cell and developmental biology. This is a one-year full time research degree during which you will be able to undertake a project which matches your research interests and career objectives. This program will act as a stepping stone to a career in research in academia or industry.
Find out more here
Deadline for applications: Monday 20 May 2019

Fri 26 Apr 2019, 08:54 | Tags: BMS

WMS student wins Best Student Research Project at the BJGP Research Conference

Third year Warwick medical student Stephanie Soyombo has been awarded the prize for Best Student Research Project at the British Journal of General Practice Research Conference, in recognition of her work looking at reducing use of benzodiazepines in primary care.

Tue 23 Apr 2019, 14:59 | Tags: news

WMS student presents research in parliament

Third year medical student Ciara Doyle has presented her mental health research in Parliament.

Mon 15 Apr 2019, 17:08 | Tags: news

WMS signs transfer agreement with American University of Antigua

Warwick Medical School has signed a transfer agreement with the American University of Antigua, meaning that students at AUA's College of Medicine will be able to transfer to WMS to finish their medical degree.

Mon 15 Apr 2019, 08:40 | Tags: news

Student intervention helps save young boy

The quick thinking and intervention from two third year Warwick medical students was vital to a young boy when he came to the Emergency Department at UHCW with worrying symptoms.

Wed 10 Apr 2019, 11:03 | Tags: news

Medical students awarded prize by Academy of Medical Educators

Two Warwick medical students have been awarded the poster presentation prize at the Academy of Medical Educators annual conference in recognition of their work on a new reflective model for thinking through professionalism dilemmas in medicine.

Mon 08 Apr 2019, 15:17 | Tags: news

Medical student awarded JASME prize for non-science support group

A Warwick medical student has been awarded a prestigious prize by the Junior Association for the Study of Medical Education (JASME) in recognition of his work supporting non-biological science background graduate medical students.

Fri 05 Apr 2019, 10:10 | Tags: news

Patient online consultation requests ‘mirror’ busiest surgery times

Patients are using online consultations in the same way they would arrange a consultation via traditional means, a new study by WMS reveals.

Thu 28 Mar 2019, 08:48 | Tags: news

Dr Gregory Moorlock on the motivations behind organ donations

Le Temps featured an article about the record numbers of kidney donations in Israel which includes comments from Dr Gregory Moorlock on the motivations behind organ donations.

Wed 27 Mar 2019, 12:09 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Congratulations to the following colleagues on their recent promotions, which will be effective from 1 June 2019: Anne-Marie Slowther, Professor & Debbi Marais, Reader

Wed 27 Mar 2019, 12:03 | Tags: HS_SSSH

Congratulations to Tamas Revesz, who has been awarded his PhD

 Tamas Revesz

Congratulations to Tamas Revesz, who has been awarded the degree of PhD by Published Work in Health Sciences for his work on ‘The Many Faces of Two Closely Related Tauopathies: Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and Corticobasal Degeneration’. Tamas was supervised by Diane Playford in the Division of Health Sciences.

Thu 21 Mar 2019, 10:35 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Over 40% of GPs intend to quit within five years

A new study by our researchers has revealed that over 40% of GPs intend to leave general practice over the next five years - an increase of nearly a third since 2014.

Mon 04 Mar 2019, 09:24 | Tags: news WPC HS_APC

Dr Felicity Boardman Associate Professor interview on BBC Cov and Warwickshire

Dr Felicity Boardman, Associate Professor was interviewed on BBC Coventry and Warwickshire this morning about predictive genetic testing.

Wed 27 Feb 2019, 11:27 | Tags: news HS_SSSH HealthSciences HS_Ethics

Bad cholesterol: ‘Slim down’ fat-carrying particles to reduce its spread

The enzyme that ‘loads up’ fat-carrying particles in the liver before they are transported around the body has been identified for the first time by scientists at Warwick Medical School.

Mon 11 Feb 2019, 13:41 | Tags: news

Low-cost changes in hospital canteens could ‘nudge’ customers to healthier diets

Making healthy food easier to access in hospital canteens and food outlets, as well as increasing healthy options and reducing portion sizes, are the most effective ways of encouraging healthcare staff to improve their diets according to a new study from WMS.

Mon 11 Feb 2019, 13:40 | Tags: news HealthSciences

WMS medical students win national Wild Trials competition

Two teams from Warwick Medical School have held off competition from 20 other medical school teams to come first and second in a national pre-hospital wilderness medicine competition, Wild Trials 2019.

Thu 07 Feb 2019, 08:56 | Tags: news

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