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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CMAR Early Career Researcher wins the Koranchevsky Prize at the BSRA Annual Meeting in Exeter

Dr Niharika Duggal, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research, presented her work on the impact of lifelong physical activity on immunosenescence at the British Society for Research into Ageing (BRSA) Annual Meeting in Exeter on 22 July 2017.

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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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Applications open for British Council Researcher Links Workshop in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund, the British Council and FAPESP will be holding a workshop on the above theme in Sao Paulo, Brazil from 16th to 18th of March 2016.

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