Catholic Universe featured comments by Dr Mark-Alexander Sujan discussing the moral dilemma sparked by autonomous machines.
Higher Education Academy fellows
Congratulations to the following colleagues in the SSSH Unit, who have recently gained recognition as HEA Fellows through the Warwick Academic and Professional Pathway for Experienced Staff.
- Kate Seers, Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
- Colin Macdougall, Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
A woman from Kenilworth who suffered 13 miscarriages gave birth to a girl after pioneering work by Warwick Medical School's Professor Siobhan Quenby.
The award is to collaborate with animation specialist to disseminate statistical research to the public during the British Science Festival at Warwick, September 2019.
The award is in collaboration with Prof. Robert Beckman (Washington D.C., USA) on “Novel Trial Designs for Dynamic Precision Medicine in Cancer”.
Congratulations to our Dean of Medicine, Professor Sudhesh Kumar, who has been awarded an OBE for services to medicine and diabetes care in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
Warwick Medical School has been ranked second in the UK based on graduating students’ highest average total score for the Foundation Programme.
We are delighted that one of our graduating medics, James Thornton, has achieved the highest score in the UK in the national Foundation Programme job applications process this year, making him a step closer to achieving his ambition of becoming a surgeon.
HER2 positive early breast cancer: 6 months treatment with Herceptin is as good as 12 months for preventing cancer return
Clinical trial results published by our Clinical Trials Unit show that women treated with 6 months of Herceptin for HER2 positive early breast cancer did as well in terms of their risk of breast cancer returning as those getting the currently conventional 12 months treatment.
Patients consulting their doctor by video link could reduce the need for GP visits but it is not suitable for everyone, a pilot study involving Warwick Medical School has found.
A mechanism in the cells that line our blood vessels that helps them to process glucose becomes uncontrolled in diabetes, and could be linked to the formation of blood clots and inflammation according to researchers from WMS.
The higher mortality rate for weekend hospital admissions should not be used as an indicator of quality of care due to the lack of data preceding patient admission and on the severity of their illness, a new study conducted at Warwick Medical School has concluded.
Around one in five doctors are aware of patient feedback about themselves on review and ratings websites, according to a new survey of health professionals.
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.
Professor Siobhan Quenby and Professor Jan Brosens from WMS have been recognised for their exceptional contribution to keeping the nation healthy.
Congratulations: Raquel Nunes
Congratulations to Raquel Nunes on her recent promotion to Senior Research Fellow which will be effective from 1 June 2019.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Professor Matthew Gibson awarded Royal Society Industrial Fellowship
Professor 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.
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
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.
Third year medical student Ciara Doyle has presented her mental health research in Parliament.