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Bristol endocrinologist with a passion for invention 2 July 2015 A School of Clinical Sciences professor, consultant and inventor, Andy Levy, puts patient and student experience at the forefront of the products he invents.
  • Bristol endocrinologist with a passion for invention 2 July 2015 A School of Clinical Sciences professor, consultant and inventor, Andy Levy, puts patient and student experience at the forefront of the products he invents.
  • Placenta research takes top thesis prize 11 June 2015 Postgraduate researcher Catherine Gilmore successfully summed up her research into the placenta to be crowned the University of Bristol’s winner of the Three Minute Thesis - a competition challenging postgraduate researchers to present their 80,000-word theses in just three minutes.
  • Three-Minute Thesis finals on 10th June 5 June 2015 Catherine Gilmore from the SOCS Musculoskeletal Research Unit is one of 8 Bristol finalists in this year’s Three-Minute Thesis competition.
  • Bristol dementia researchers in call for more volunteers 20 May 2015 On International Clinical Trials Day, Wednesday 20 May, researchers in the South West are urging more people in the region to consider volunteering for dementia studies. Many pioneering studies into the devastating condition are underway in the region, but efforts can be hampered if researchers can’t find people willing to take part.
  • One step closer to an insulin vaccine for type 1 diabetes 6 May 2015 An international team of researchers from Bristol, Dresden, Munich, Vienna and Denver have successfully completed the first step in the development of an insulin vaccine to prevent type 1 diabetes.
  • Bristol to INSPIRE the next generation of medical researchers 16 April 2015 The University’s medical faculties (Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, and Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences) have been awarded another round of INSPIRE funding from the Academy of Medical Sciences (AMS).
  • £1.4m award for research into childhood congenital heart disease 24 March 2015 Professor Massimo Caputo in the School of Clinical Sciences has been awarded £1.4 million by the Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust to investigate the use of stem cell therapy for the repair of congenital heart abnormalities in very young children.
  • Clinical trial to assess effectiveness of urological tests in men 18 March 2015 For the first time ever, a major new clinical trial, led by the Bristol Urological Institute at Southmead Hospital Bristol, aims to assess the clinical and cost effectiveness of urological tests in men who have difficulty passing urine. The trial is being managed by the Bristol Randomised Trials Collaboration at the University of Bristol’s School of Social and Community Medicine.
  • When should blood transfusions be given after cardiac surgery? 12 March 2015 New research led by the University of Bristol has shown that patients having heart surgery do not benefit if doctors wait until a patient has become substantially anaemic before giving a blood transfusion.
  • Save lives - be a brain tumour tissue donor 24 February 2015 Brain tumour tissue is removed everyday by surgeons but very few patients know they can donate brain tumour tissue to research. A new national campaign launched today [Tuesday 24 February] at the University of Bristol seeks to raise awareness for patients and healthcare professionals about donating brain tumour tissue and helping researchers find a cure for this disease. The campaign is led by leading medical researchers and the charity, brainstrust.
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