News & Events

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


International medical pathway for Middle East patients launched at Arab Health 2019 January 16, 2019

Edgbaston Medical Quarter is launching a new patient pathway to provide a door-to-door service to international private patients for complex healthcare treatments to Birmingham …

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The human brain works backwards to retrieve memories January 15, 2019

When we remember a past event, the human brain reconstructs that experience in reverse order, according to a new study at the University of Birmingham.

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The human brain works backwards to retrieve memories

When we remember a past event, the human brain reconstructs that experience in reverse order, according to a new study at the University of Birmingham.

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Leading scientist to investigate new blood test which could help spot bowel cancer sooner January 11, 2019

Leading scientist from University of Birmingham to investigate new blood test which could help spot bowel cancer sooner …

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Call for funding to develop stoma products inspired by body art, tattoos and lingerie January 9, 2019

BizzInn business incubator entrepreneur Stephanie Monty seeks match-funding following award win by Innovate UK for new range of stylish stoma products designed to give people with a stoma freedom from the traditional ostomy bag …

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Molecule discovery holds promise for gene therapies for psoriasis December 20, 2018

Scientists at the University of Birmingham have discovered a protein that could hold the key to novel gene therapies for skin problems including psoriasis …

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100,000 whole genomes sequenced in the NHS December 11, 2018

The 100,000 Genomes Project has sequenced 100,000 whole genomes, helping to improve diagnosis and treatment for patients with rare diseases and cancer …

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Birmingham to lead ground-breaking research into patient experience of cell therapies December 5, 2018

Birmingham health researchers, with industry partners including health technology companies Dignio and Datatrial, have been awarded funding to investigate experience of cell and gene therapies from patients …

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University of Birmingham deploys advanced AI computing power for research November 29, 2018

The system will deliver unprecedented performance for the ever-increasing AI workloads, delivering ground-breaking computational vision analysis and helping to solve life sciences challenges, such as improving cancer diagnosis …

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Abingdon Health launches App that transforms a Smartphone into a rapid analytical tool November 13, 2018

BioHub Birmingham tenant Abingdon Health has launched an intuitive software application called AppDx …

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