News & Events

Keep up to date with the latest news and developments within the Edgbaston Medical Quarter, as and when it happens.


New hospital to create 250 jobs for Edgbaston Medical Quarter August 10, 2018

Next summer will see the opening of a new hospital by Circle Health in the Edgbaston Medical Quarter, creating a total of 250 jobs …

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Medilink Midlands is launched to provide Midlands wide support to the Life Sciences sector August 9, 2018

Medilink Midlands, a pan-regional strategic alliance between the Medilinks in the East and West Midlands, has recently been established to bring the collective expertise of the two organisations together …

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Edgbaston MP Visits Local Mental Health Charity August 7, 2018

Preet Kaur Gill MP for Edgbaston has paid a visit to a leading counselling provision in Birmingham to discuss how the citys mental health offering could be improved …

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GBSLEP Annual Conference – September 2018 (free to attend) August 2, 2018

Attend the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership fifth Annual Conference on the 26th September at The REP in central Birmingham …

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New database launches in a bid to develop new drugs in the fight against antimicrobial resistance July 26, 2018

A new and first of its kind database has been launched listing compounds that could be used to develop new antibiotics in a bid to tackle the global issue of antimicrobial resistance …

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NASA uses antibodies developed at the University of Birmingham to assess the impact of space flight on the immune system July 25, 2018

Antibodies developed at the University of Birmingham have been used by NASA to assess how long duration space flight affects the immune system.

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Researchers are one step closer to developing eye drops to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD) July 19, 2018

Scientists at the University of Birmingham, UK, are one step closer to developing an eye drop that could revolutionise treatment for age-related macular degeneration.

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Birminghams former BBC Studios to be expanded into world-class medical facility June 26, 2018

Edgbaston Medical Quarter receives green light to improve the mix and medical facilities at Pebble Mill, the site of the former BBC Studios.

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Innovative eye researchers shortlisted for Meridian Celebration of Innovation Awards June 21, 2018

Professor Alastair Denniston, of the University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, and his team have been shortlisted for a prestigious award celebrating the best of innovation in healthcare around the region …

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Hospital plans at Pebble Mill given second chance June 19, 2018

Plans for a new private hospital and research institution to be built on the site of the former BBC studios at Pebble Mill, Birmingham, have been recommended for approval for a second time.

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