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‘The voices and experiences of the terminally ill must not be side-lined’

Nearly three years on from the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, and despite significant progress in mitigating some of its worst predictions and effects, Covid-19 remains an ongoing concern for healthcare delivery, staff health and wellbeing and patient safety.

Wed 08 Feb 2023, 12:18 | Tags: GPP GRPNews Health GRP

West Midlands Academic Health Science Network - December 2022 update

Bringing you the latest WMAHSN news, delivered directly to your inbox, every month. In this issue, we feature news highlights, Meridian Innovation Exchange opportunities and events.

Tue 10 Jan 2023, 10:16 | Tags: GPP GRPNews Health GRP

Lighting Up Tumour Treatments

The Perrier Lab have just published a new study in Angewandte Chemie which shows how polymeric nanotubes can be designed to switch their fluorescence on as they deliver a commercial anticancer drug (doxorubicin), thereby permitting the in-situ visualization of drug release. By this method, we can both treat a cancer tumour and show where the tumour is located. These theranostic systems (from therapeutic and diagnostic) form a new approach to drug delivery.

Read the paper here.

Thu 20 Jan 2022, 12:48 | Tags: GPP GRPNews

Immunotherapy combination could be alternative to ‘Extreme’ chemotherapy in some head and neck cancers

An immunotherapy combination could be better than standard ‘Extreme’ chemotherapy as first-line treatment for some patients with relapsed or metastatic head and neck cancer, or both, a major phase III trial suggests.

Tue 12 Oct 2021, 13:19 | Tags: GPP GRPNews Health GRP

WMAHSN - Bridging the Gap Midlands

This event brings together AHSNs from across the Network and key organisation that we work with, to provide a range of insights, 1:1 confidential advice sessions, workshops and networking opportunities.

Wed 23 Oct 2019, 11:28 | Tags: GPP GRPNews Health GRP