News & Events

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


Indian biotech leaders visit Birmingham for life science facilities briefing September 8, 2017

A delegation of Indian biotech company leaders visited the University of Birmingham yesterday to see the life sciences cluster, where the University’s world-leading research …

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Scientists discover common Diabetes drug reduces sight-threatening rise in brain pressure September 5, 2017

Research led by the University of Birmingham, UK, published in Science Translational Medicine, shows that a GLP-1 agonist drug, currently used to treat patients with Type II diabetes could be repurposed to treat raised brain pressure …

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Middle East health market leads the way for UK clinics August 24, 2017

Both Harley Street Medical Area and Edgbaston Medical Quarter will be returning to Arab Health 2018 to showcase their skill as part of the ABHI UK Pavilion …

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Metabolomics: Understanding Metabolism in the 21st Century (FREE online course) July 31, 2017

In this course we provide an introduction to metabolomics and describe the current challenges in analysing the complement of metabolites in a biological system …

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Study discovers proteins which suppress the growth of breast cancer June 14, 2017

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that a type of protein could hold the secret to suppressing the growth of breast cancer tumours …

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University of Birmingham forms part of new unique kidney biobank

The University of Birmingham is to work with charity Kidney Research UK to provide tissue analysis for the first kidney biobank covering England, Scotland and Wales …

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Rainbow Seed Fund & University of Birmingham Back Promising Technology Spinout Linear Diagnostics May 25, 2017

Rainbow Seed Fund, an early-stage venture capital fund focused on building technology companies from the UK’s research base, announces investment into University of Birmingham spinout Linear Diagnostics …

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Regional image sharing to support 100,000 Genomes Project in West Midlands May 18, 2017

The West Midlands Genomic Medicine Centre has appointed Insignia Medical Systems to provide an ambitious region wide image sharing solution to support delivery of …

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2017 Course List from the Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre

The Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre provides training to the metabolomics community in both analytical and computational methods. Bursaries are now available for PhD students funded by the BBSRC, MRC or NERC, which make the registration for this course FREE to these students …

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ABHI and the AHSN Network join forces to offer support for businesses breaking into the NHS April 28, 2017

The AHSN Network has partnered with the Association of British Healthcare Industries to host a series of webinars, followed by face-to-face surgery meetings in order to provide support and advice for SMEs …

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