The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) has honoured Professor Gavin Perkins, Director of Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, in its selection of “Giants” in the field of Resuscitation Science for 2021.
Congratulations to Dr Harbinder Sandhu winner of the 2020 iPain Hero of Hope Award for the Healthcare Provider category. The awards recognise outstanding commitment to assisting and advocating for people with chronic pain diseases.
Congratulations Dr Harbinder Sandhu who has been selected as a finalist for the 2020 iPain Hero of Hope Healthcare Provider Award.
A drug designed to tackle diabetes could also be repurposed as the first treatment to prevent miscarriage by targeting the lining of the womb itself, according to a clinical trial led by Warwick Medical School.
Women who were overweight at the start of their pregnancy would welcome support after they have given birth in the form of commercial weight management groups, Warwick Medical School-led research has found.
Pulmonary hypertension: Exercise programme could improve breathlessness and quality of life for those with rare lung condition
A new exercise rehabilitation programme developed at Warwick Medical School and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust could have the potential to improve fitness and quality of life for people living with pulmonary hypertension.
Warwick Medical School is launching a new Maternity research theme, bringing together vital expertise in pregnancy and postnatal research in a drive to tackle the most pressing issues for the life-course health of women, their infants and families.
A major new clinical trial at the University of Warwick in partnership with University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust will investigate whether a course of antibiotics prior to conceiving could reduce the likelihood of miscarriage in up to 50% of cases.
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 can assess their own back pain using an app on their phone or tablet as effectively as current paper methods, a new study from Warwick Medical School has shown.
Standard chemotherapy treatment for HPV-positive throat cancer remains the most effective, study finds
A new study funded by Cancer Research UK and sponsored by the University of Warwick has found that the standard chemotherapy used to treat a specific type of throat cancer remains the most effective.
Nearly a third of UK adults (30%) wouldn’t perform CPR if they saw someone suffer a cardiac arrest, according to worrying new figures released to mark Restart a Heart Day
Using adrenaline in cardiac arrests results in less than 1% more people leaving hospital alive - but nearly doubles the survivors’ risk of severe brain damage
A clinical trial of the use of adrenaline in cardiac arrests led by Warwick Clinical Trials Unit has found that its use results in less than 1% more people leaving hospital alive - but almost doubles the risk of severe brain damage for survivors of cardiac arrest.
As the FIFA World Cup approaches researchers at WMS have found that keyhole surgery could help get injured footballers back on the pitch faster than physiotherapy-led treatments.
Oral drug treatment helps protect cancer patients from potentially deadly DVT and pulmonary embolism
Research led by Professor Annie Young indicates that taking a tablet a day can help treat cancer patients of a potentially deadly condition.
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.
Warwick Medical School is leading a project to help unemployed people with long term pain conditions back into work.
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.
Members of the public and Warwick researchers came together this week to discuss key questions related to cancer research.
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.
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.
Warwick Medical School is starting a trial to improve the lives of long-term strong painkiller users.
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.
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.
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.