Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Latest News

Congratulations winter graduates!

Our 2020 winter graduation ceremony took place on 21 January, celebrating the fantastic achievements of our new Master's, PhD and Orthodontic Therapy alumni.

Thu 23 Jan 2020, 15:31 | Tags: news

‘Sleepwalking into male-orientated medicine’: WMS academic speaks on medical feminism

Dr Sarah Hillman of WMS has highlighted how the medical profession’s historical focus on men has left a legacy of male-orientated medicine today in a talk for TEDxNHS.

Thu 23 Jan 2020, 11:12 | Tags: news

€150k European funding for University of Warwick research into cryopreservation technologies

Professor Matthew Gibson from the Department of Chemistry and Warwick Medical School has received €150,000 to develop methods to store and transport cells used in toxicity testing.

Tue 14 Jan 2020, 11:27 | Tags: news BMS

Recurrent miscarriage: diabetes drug could lead to new treatment

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.

Thu 09 Jan 2020, 09:49 | Tags: news WCTU BMS

Commercial weight management groups could support women to manage their weight after giving birth

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.

Mon 06 Jan 2020, 13:09 | Tags: news WCTU

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.

Fri 15 Nov 2019, 08:04 | Tags: news WCTU

200 medical and life sciences students to deliver CPR and defibrillator training to campus and community

200 University of Warwick students are to be equipped with CPR skills thanks to a scheme that will see medical students train their fellow students and the local community in the lifesaving techniques.

Mon 11 Nov 2019, 13:28 | Tags: news

Warwick Medical School MB ChB receives accreditation from Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management

WMS has become the first medical school in the UK to receive accreditation for its MB ChB curriculum from the Faculty for Medical Leadership and Management.

Tue 05 Nov 2019, 09:06 | Tags: news

Discovery of ‘cellular bike couriers’ clue to disease spreading

A previously unknown component of our cells that delivers proteins like a bike courier in heavy traffic, discovered by researchers at WMS, could shed light on the mechanisms that allow cells to spread in diseases such as cancer.

Fri 01 Nov 2019, 09:43 | Tags: news

MRC DTP student awarded Royal Society internship

Congratulations to Karen Dhillon, one of our final year students on the MRC Doctoral Training Partnership in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, who has been awarded a prestigious three-month internship with the Royal Society.

Thu 31 Oct 2019, 15:01 | Tags: news

Take a journey through your DNA in new artwork at Coventry Cathedral

The stories of families and individuals affected by genetically-inherited conditions are to be told in a new installation based on Warwick Medical School research that invites members of the public to explore their own ‘genetic baggage’.

Tue 29 Oct 2019, 14:30 | Tags: news

Prescribing rates for anxiety and sleeping drugs highest in deprived areas

Prescriptions for drugs to treat anxiety, alcohol withdrawal and sleep problems are highest in the most deprived areas in England, according to a new study from Warwick Medical School.

Wed 23 Oct 2019, 09:56 | Tags: news

WMS Dean receives OBE

Many congratulations to our Dean, Professor Sudhesh Kumar, who received an OBE from the Queen in London on 10 October in recognition of his services to medicine and diabetes care.

Wed 16 Oct 2019, 10:06 | Tags: news

Warwick Medical School achieves silver Athena SWAN award

We are delighted to announce that Warwick Medical School has achieved an Athena SWAN silver award in recognition of our commitment to ensuring inclusivity, diversity and equality of opportunity for all.

Fri 11 Oct 2019, 08:25 | Tags: news

Domestic violence reduces likelihood of mothers breastfeeding in developing countries

Mothers who have suffered from domestic violence are substantially less likely to follow recommended breastfeeding practices in low to middle-income countries, a new study led by WMS shows.

Wed 02 Oct 2019, 12:28 | Tags: news

Roshni Karavadra recognised for outstanding MB ChB contribution

Congratulations to Roshni Karavadra, who has been awarded the accolade for ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Education of Warwick Medical Students’ at this year’s UHCW OSCA Awards.

Fri 27 Sep 2019, 11:44 | Tags: news

Persistent headache or back pain ‘twice as likely’ in the presence of the other

People with persistent back pain or persistent headaches are twice as likely to suffer from both disorders, a new study from Warwick Medical School has revealed.

Wed 25 Sep 2019, 10:59 | Tags: news

WMS research to drive improvements for women, their infants and families

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.

Thu 19 Sep 2019, 11:25 | Tags: news WCTU

Trial of new test and treatment could benefit half of women with recurrent miscarriage

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.

Tue 17 Sep 2019, 08:59 | Tags: news WCTU

Prof Colin Macdougall awarded National Teaching Fellowship

Congratulations to Professor Colin Macdougall, who has been awarded a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship by AdvanceHE.

Tue 06 Aug 2019, 09:04 | Tags: news HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Freezing cells made safer thanks to new polymer made at University of Warwick

Cell freezing (cryopreservation) – which is essential in cell transfusions as well as basic biomedical research – can be dramatically improved using a new polymeric cryoprotectant, discovered by researchers at WMS and the Department of Chemistry.

Mon 05 Aug 2019, 11:25 | Tags: news BMS

WMS Master's in Public Health ranked 16th in the world

We're delighted that our Master's in Public Health has been ranked 16th in the world in the Eduniversal Best Master's Ranking 2019.

Wed 31 Jul 2019, 09:26 | Tags: news HealthSciences

Prof Paramjit Gill named Medical Professional of the Year

Paramjit Gill, Professor of General Practice, has been named winner of the Medical Professional of the Year accolade at the 2019 British Indian Awards.

Wed 31 Jul 2019, 09:20 | Tags: news HealthSciences

Wolfson Foundation pledges £750,000 for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Building

One of the UK’s most generous supporters of Higher Education, the Wolfson Foundation, has pledged £750,000 to support lab space in the new Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Building (IBRB), which will fund the Tissue Mechanobiology and Human Disease research laboratories.

Wed 31 Jul 2019, 08:30 | Tags: news

Mediterranean diet during pregnancy reduces gestational diabetes and weight gain

A simple Mediterranean-style diet in pregnancy has the potential to reduce weight gain in pregnancy and the risk of gestational diabetes, according to an academic paper by WMS and Queen Mary University of London.

Wed 24 Jul 2019, 10:52 | Tags: news

Older news