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Nottingham hosts national experimental medicine conference

Nottingham will host the 15th annual UK Clinical Research Facilities Network conference this summer, bringing over 400 scientists, clinicians and researchers together to debate future developments in experimental medicine. 


Nottingham major partner in new Academic Liver Disease Network

Professor Guruprasad Aithal, Gastrointestinal and Liver Disorder theme lead for the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, is one of the founding members of a new network looking at adverse liver reactions from medications. Whilst rare these reactions can result in patients experiencing serious consequences including life-threatening acute liver failure. 


Nottingham Respiratory Consultant awarded national Research Professorship

Gisli Jenkins, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine at Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) and Professor of Experimental Medicine at the University of Nottingham has been awarded a prestigious National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research Professorship.

New link between gut microbiome and artery hardening discovered

The level of diversity of the ‘good bacteria’ in our digestive systems has been found to be linked to a feature of cardiovascular disease – hardening of the arteries – in new research by experts at the University of Nottingham and King’s College London.

Centre announces five more years of osteoarthritis research funding

The Arthritis Research UK Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis has been awarded a further £2m from Arthritis Research UK to continue its research into improving the understanding of the effects of sport and exercise on joint health and osteoarthritis.