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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

Cholesterol drug appraised by WMS researchers to be made available on NHS

A new drug to lower cholesterol which was appraised by Warwick Evidence will be made available to hundreds of thousands of NHS patients.

Wed 01 Sep 2021, 13:47 | Tags: news HealthSciences

Tiny protein ‘squeezes’ cells like balloon animals

A protein that causes a cell’s skeleton to bend, allowing it to twist the cell into different shapes, could be key to how cells divide according to WMS scientists.

Thu 05 Aug 2021, 16:37 | Tags: news

RECOVERY-RS trial finds continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) reduces need for invasive ventilation in hospitalised COVID-19 patients

The Respiratory Strategies in COVID-19; CPAP, High-flow, and Standard Care (RECOVERY-RS) trial has demonstrated that treating hospitalised COVID-19 patients who have acute respiratory failure with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) reduces the need for invasive mechanical ventilation.

Thu 05 Aug 2021, 11:43 | Tags: news

Cell couriers deliver clue to cancer metastasis

A protein involved in making cells move offers a clue to how certain types of cancer metastasize and develop into secondary tumours, according to new research from WMS.

Thu 22 Jul 2021, 13:26 | Tags: news BMS

Congratulations Class of 2021!

Our 2021 Virtual Graduation Ceremony took place on 9 July, celebrating the fantastic achievements of our MB ChB students. During the event we awarded prizes to those who have excelled during their degree, both academically and by representing the Warwick Doctor values.

Thu 22 Jul 2021, 11:41 | Tags: news

Protecting the most high-risk people during hot weather: expert comment

As media report that the UK is currently experiencing a heatwave, Dr Raquel Nunes, senior research fellow at Warwick Medical School, comments that efforts to support vulnerable people during extreme heat should focus on those who lack independence or have pre-existing health issues.

Wed 21 Jul 2021, 16:05 | Tags: news

WMS wins ASPIRE award for Student Engagement

We’re delighted that WMS has received the 2021 ASPIRE-to-Excellence award for Student Engagement. ASPIRE awards recognise medical, dental and veterinary schools internationally for their excellence in education.

Thu 15 Jul 2021, 09:12 | Tags: news

Next generation of biomedical researchers at WMS to benefit from new funding

WMS is to receive a share of new national investment in doctoral training, supporting postgraduate students to engage in interdisciplinary research to help understand, diagnose and intervene in human disease.

Mon 12 Jul 2021, 09:23 | Tags: news

World-leading study begins into robotic surgery for knee replacement with major £1.6 million funding grant

A major national study will pitch human skill against machine precision as it compares the benefits of knee replacement surgery performed using a robot to a surgeon using traditional methods.

Wed 07 Jul 2021, 10:21 | Tags: news

International honour for WMS resuscitation expert

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.

Mon 28 Jun 2021, 08:27 | Tags: news WCTU

Warwick Medical School MB ChB teachers win three prizes at the WATE Awards

Warwick Medical School has had great success this year at the WATE Awards (Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence), winning three and making a clean sweep of the team category.

Thu 17 Jun 2021, 12:28 | Tags: news

Contraception data ‘blind spot’ could hide pandemic’s impact on women’s reproductive health

Limited data on the uptake of contraception prior to and during crises such as the Covid-19 pandemic could mean unforeseen issues for sexual and reproductive health services, research from Warwick Medical School concludes.

Wed 16 Jun 2021, 13:35 | Tags: news

'Significant reduction’ in GP trainee burnout following mindfulness programme

Medics training to become general practitioners reported a significant positive improvement in their mental wellbeing after participating in a specially-designed mindfulness programme, a study from Warwick Medical School researchers shows.

Wed 09 Jun 2021, 09:11 | Tags: news HS_APC

Families in West Midlands sought to trial parenting programme

Parents with young adolescents aged 11 – 15 years are being invited to help trial a new online programme that aims to help parents or carers support the wellbeing of adolescents.

Mon 07 Jun 2021, 09:34 | Tags: news

Miscarriage rates over 40% higher in black women, study suggests

Black women face a significantly higher risk of having a miscarriage than white, according to research involving Prof Siobhan Quenby from WMS.

Wed 28 Apr 2021, 11:01 | Tags: news BMS

Virtual MB ChB Prizegiving celebrates student and staff success

Our 2021 MB ChB Prizegiving Evening took place on 22 April, celebrating the fantastic work and achievements of our medical students over the last year, as well as recognising members of staff who've gone above and beyond to support them.

Mon 26 Apr 2021, 10:08 | Tags: news

Quarter million pound research fund will help improve hospice care in West Midlands

Hospice care across the West Midlands has received an exciting boost as WMS researchers have received a quarter of a million pound grant to establish better care for terminally ill patients.

Thu 22 Apr 2021, 13:55 | Tags: news HS_SSSH HealthSciences HS_APC

Stem cell depletion leads to recurring pregnancy loss

Depletion of a certain type of stem cell in the womb lining during pregnancy could be a significant factor behind miscarriage, according to a study by Warwick Medical School researchers.

Wed 31 Mar 2021, 08:04 | Tags: news BMS

Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Building ready to open

We're delighted that our new Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Building, which we will share with the School of Life Sciences, is now complete, bringing to life Warwick's commitment to delivering world-leading research in neuroscience, microbiology and infection, cell biology, and disease models.

Mon 29 Mar 2021, 09:11 | Tags: news BMS

NIHR Advanced Fellowship for Dr Rachel Spencer - Unit of Academic Primary Care

Rachel Spencer (GP Academic Clinical Lecturer with UAPC) has been awarded a highly competitive NIHR Advanced Fellowship. This award is for £850,000 over four years and is the largest funding ever to be handled by Coventry and Rugby CCG.

Mon 22 Mar 2021, 15:01 | Tags: news HS_SSSH HealthSciences HS_APC

Warwick Medical students continue to shine in pandemic effort

Warwick Medical School continues to be proud of the contribution our medical students are making during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Mon 01 Mar 2021, 11:01 | Tags: news

TV and film ‘thump’ is not effective alternative to CPR, researchers at University of Warwick demonstrate

In a new study from Warwick Medical School, the effectiveness of three alternatives to CPR were examined, and it was concluded that none were beneficial.

Tue 23 Feb 2021, 11:47 | Tags: news

Rolland Iriarte

It is with sadness that we share with you the news that one of our alumni, Rolland Iriarte has recently died. He graduated from the MB ChB programme in 2010 and will be remembered as a gregarious, kind and caring man.

Tue 16 Feb 2021, 12:46 | Tags: news

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