CMAR Co-Director Professor Paul Greenhaff chaired the Growing Older, Better Expert Group which produced a new report published by The Physiological Society, and launched at Westminster, on Tuesday 15 October 2019

This new report, which is the result of a project involving an expert panel of researchers, funders and public health policymakers, outlines concerns that the Government is too focused on responding reactively to ageing, rather than being proactive in challenging the ageing process itself.

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Nima Gharahdaghi, University of Nottingham, wins poster prize at the 10th Annual Congress of the Sarcopenia, Cachexia and Wasting Disorders Society

Nima Gharahdaghi an international PhD student funded by the Vice Chancellor’s scholarship, at the University of Nottingham won 1st poster prize at the 10th Annual Congress of the Sarcopenia, Cachexia and Wasting Disorders Society held in Rome held on 8-10 December 2017.

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Young Life Scientists’ symposium

The Young Life Scientists’ Symposium, an annual scientific conference, is organised by young life scientists, for young life scientists, and is an opportunity for scientists to showcase their work via oral and poster presentations, attend specialised workshops, and network in a positive and constructive environment. This year the symposium was organised by CMAR PhD students Jessica Cegielski, Colleen Deane, Joe Bass and Amelia Pollard.

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Phenome Centre Birmingham – Grand Opening

On May the 23rd, the Phenome Centre Birmingham officially launched with a grand opening and one-day scientific symposium on clinical metabolic phenotyping. The £8M Phenome Centre Birmingham is a large metabolic phenotyping facility led by internationally-recognised metabolomics and clinical experts at the University of Birmingham, in collaboration with Birmingham Health Partners.

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Healthy Ageing: How to get there? – Researcher Links Workshop in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Earlier this year (16th to 18th March 2016), with funding from the Newton Fund through the British Council and FAPESP, we organised and ran a 3-day ‘Researcher Links’ workshop in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The workshop titled “Healthy Ageing: How to get there?” brought together scientists (both early career and established), clinicians and public health practitioners from two very different global regions, the UK and Brazil

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