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Technique for ready-to-use cells in research demonstrated by University of Warwick and Cryologyx

A new technique for freezing cells for use in biomedical research, based on polymer technology developed at the University of Warwick, has been validated in study, paving the way for faster results for scientists in their research.

Fri 19 Aug 2022, 09:03 | Tags: news BMS

Stitched Up: Stories of Life and Death by a Prison Doctor – WMS Alumnus Shahed Yousaf

We recently interviewed Dr Shahed Yousaf, Warwick Medical School alumnus who graduated in 2006. He lives in Birmingham and has been a GP for ten years working with the homeless and with prisoners. He is also an accomplished writer, starting off his writing career with fiction, he has now published ‘Stitched Up’ which follows his career in medicine working with patients on the edge of society.

Tue 16 Aug 2022, 08:59 | Tags: news

Congratulations Class of 2022!

Our 2022 summer graduation took place on 21 July, celebrating the fantastic achievements of our MB ChB, Master's and PhD students.

Mon 01 Aug 2022, 16:50 | Tags: news

Two MB ChB graduates awarded Outstanding Student Contribution Awards

We’re delighted to announce that two of our 2022 MB ChB graduates, Gabriela Barzyk and Charlotte Simms, have been awarded Outstanding Student Contribution Awards from the University of Warwick.

Mon 01 Aug 2022, 11:08 | Tags: news

Fatal COVID-19 outcomes are associated with an antibody response targeting epitopes shared with endemic coronaviruses

One of the key questions relating to the COVID-19 pandemic is how prior immunity to related endemic coronaviruses affects the SARS-CoV-2 immune response. In this study, we provide evidence of immunological imprinting in individuals with fatal outcomes from COVID-19, suggesting an antibody profile consistent with an original antigenic sin type-response. Read the paper hereLink opens in a new window.

Mon 01 Aug 2022, 10:45 | Tags: news BMS BMS_newpub

Robot hip surgeons: new trial to test performance against humans

Robots will have their surgical skills put to the test as researchers from Warwick Medical School trial their use in hip replacement surgery for the first time.

Mon 18 Jul 2022, 13:12 | Tags: news WCTU

Professor Harbinder Sandhu highly commended in Asian Women of Achievement Awards

Many congratulations to Harbinder Sandhu, Professor of Health Psychology, who has been highly commended at the Asian Women of Achievement Awards UK 2022.

Sun 17 Jul 2022, 16:22 | Tags: news WCTU

Research says hospice care was compromised across West Midlands during pandemic but there is hope for the future

During the Covid-19 pandemic hospice care across the West Midlands fell below the “gold-standard” despite the best efforts of frontline healthcare professionals, according to a report from the end of life charity Marie Curie, based on research from Warwick Medical School.

Thu 09 Jun 2022, 14:24 | Tags: news HS_APC

MB ChB finalist recognised at Buckingham Palace

Warwick MB ChB finalist Thomas Dale MacLaine recently attended a garden party at Buckingham Palace in recognition of his services to Higher Education. We caught up with him to find out more about the experience and why he was recognised.

Wed 01 Jun 2022, 12:30 | Tags: news

MB ChB Prizegiving celebrates student and staff success

Our 2022 MB ChB Prizegiving Evening took place on 11 May, celebrating the fantastic work and achievements of our medical students over the last year and excellence amongst our staff.

Wed 18 May 2022, 15:30 | Tags: news

Professor Harbinder Sandhu shortlisted for prestigious award

Many congratulations to Professor Harbinder Sandhu, who has been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2022 Asian Women of Achievement AwardsLink opens in a new window in the science category. This is to represent the work she is doing in her research here at Warwick and clinically.

Thu 12 May 2022, 11:19 | Tags: news WCTU

New €2.8m project will seek insights into aging from pre-term births

New research at the University of Warwick will investigate whether many of the physical and psychological effects of ageing are already determined for us by the time we are born thanks to new funding of over 2 million euros.

Thu 05 May 2022, 09:17 | Tags: news HS_MHWB

Cancer origin identified through cell ‘surgery’

Research from the University of Warwick sheds new light on a key cause of cancer formation during cell division (or mitosis), and points towards potential solutions for preventing it from occurring.

Thu 05 May 2022, 09:05 | Tags: news BMS BMS_newpub

€150,000 grant to investigate big improvements to medicines using tiny particles

A project to improve the efficiency of our medicines using tiny particles at the University of Warwick has received funding to take it a step closer towards commercialisation.

Thu 17 Feb 2022, 10:18 | Tags: news BMS

Research shows psychological impact of pandemic on UK nursing and midwifery workforce

Extremely concerning levels of psychological distress are reported in results from a longitudinal study of the UK nursing and midwifery workforce during COVID-19 led by Warwick Medical School.

Thu 16 Dec 2021, 14:52 | Tags: news

GibsonGroup COVID-19 work featured in Medical School Council Report

The Medical Schools Council has released its report into how university research contributed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Work undertaken by the GibsonGroup is featured in this report.

Wed 15 Dec 2021, 16:15 | Tags: news BMS

General Medical Council approves Chester Medical School to train doctors with support of WMS

The General Medical Council (GMC) which oversees the training of doctors in the UK is set to approve a new course at Chester Medical School, developed with the support of the University of Warwick/

Thu 25 Nov 2021, 14:15 | Tags: news

Arm and shoulder disability and pain after breast cancer surgery reduced by exercise

The debilitating arm and shoulder disability and pain that some women who have had breast cancer surgery experience as a side effect of their surgery can be reduced by following a physiotherapy-led exercise programme after their operation, a new study has found.

Thu 11 Nov 2021, 13:27 | Tags: news

New doctoral training programme will train future healthcare professionals

Future healthcare professionals working in mental health and neurosciences will be trained at a new Doctoral Training Programme (DTP) involving Warwick Medical School thanks to a £7.24million award from Wellcome.

Wed 10 Nov 2021, 10:54 | Tags: news

More deprived areas of England less likely to have a publicly available defibrillator

Public access defibrillators are disproportionately lacking in the most deprived areas of England, which are among the communities at the greatest risk of cardiac arrest, according to new analysis led by WMS.

Mon 08 Nov 2021, 16:19 | Tags: news

WMS success at inaugural Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Awards

Warwick Medical School has received two commendations at the university’s inaugural Excellence in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Awards.

Mon 08 Nov 2021, 10:06 | Tags: news

Dr Rob Howes, Director of the Rosalind Franklin Laboratory, appointed honorary WMS Professor

We're delighted to announce that Dr Rob Howes, the Director of the Rosalind Franklin Laboratory, has been appointed as an honorary Professor at WMS.

Thu 14 Oct 2021, 15:09 | Tags: news BMS

WMS students putting CPR on your shopping list

Local residents of Coventry and Warwickshire are invited to equip themselves with the skills to save a life thanks to Warwick Medical School students who are holding a public CPR awareness event to mark #RestartAHeart day on Saturday 16 October.

Thu 14 Oct 2021, 10:39 | Tags: news

Universities unite in new consortium to improve public health

The Universities of Warwick, Birmingham and Keele have formed a consortium to become part of an NIHR-funded body working to improve public health through research.

Mon 20 Sep 2021, 12:14 | Tags: news

Three medical students from The University of Warwick selected to join the Healthcare Leadership Academy as Scholars

Warwick Medical School students have been selected to join the Healthcare Leadership Academy (HLA) Scholars programme - a prestigious scholarship set up to develop and nurture healthcare leaders of the future.

Tue 14 Sep 2021, 15:01 | Tags: news

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