News & Events

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


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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New research will study smallest vessels of the heart November 6, 2018

New research by the University of Birmingham and funded by the British Heart Foundation will study the damage caused to the smallest vessels of the heart following a heart attack …

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New technology transfer network set to accelerate innovation in the Midlands October 17, 2018

The Midlands Innovation group of universities has launched the largest collaboration between university technology transfer offices in the UK, to attract investment and management talent to the region …

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BioHub Birmingham develops new incubator space to meet increasing demand for biomedical facilities September 19, 2018

The BioHub Birmingham is constructing 5,000sq ft of self-contained laboratory and office suites to meet an increasing demand for biomedical incubator space …

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Lunch and Learn on Laboratory and Scientific Apprenticeships September 6, 2018

Midlands based CSR Scientific Training is hosting a lunch and learn session at the Birmingham Research Park on Laboratory and Scientific Apprenticeships …

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Vacuum packing for 100k specimens now available at Heartlands August 31, 2018

Vacuum packing has gone live at Heartlands Hospital, part of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, the lead organisation for the West Midlands Genomic Medicine Centre …

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E-cigarette vapour disables key immune cells in the lung and boosts inflammation August 20, 2018

Research led by the University of Birmingham has found that vapourised eliquid fluid has a similar effect on the lungs and body that is seen in regular cigarette smokers and patients with chronic lung disease …

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