Funded by the Kennedy Trust, the MB-PhD programme will be hosted by the University of Birmingham’s College of Medical and Dental Sciences and support three intercalating students a year for five years in areas of research relevant to musculoskeletal and other inflammatory diseases.
‘The ageing immune system and COVID-19’ now published on the British Society for Immunology’s website
CMAR Director Professor Janet Lord contributed to the Taskforce’s latest report, ‘The ageing immune system and COVID-19’ which has now been published on the British Society for Immunology’s website. It is currently being sent to all parliamentarians in the House of Commons, House of Lords, the Senedd, the Scottish Parliament, and the Stormont, as well as a multitude of other stakeholders.
CMAR Deputy Director Professor Paul Greenhaff contributed to ‘A National Covid-19 Resilience Programme: Improving the health and wellbeing of older people during the pandemic’ launched today.
The Physiological Society and the Centre for Ageing Better brought together physiologists, nutritionists, geriatricians, physiotherapists and clinicians to discuss three critical areas where the impact of the pandemic and lockdown on older people required greater consideration.
CMAR principal investigator Dileep Lobo, a Professor of Gastrointestinal Surgery has published an important paper on the prevention of postoperative opioid harm.
CMAR PhD student Jonathan Lewis has been shortlisted for the 2020 Max Perutz Science Writing Award, the MRC’s annual writing competition. Jonathan who is currently in his third year, wrote a piece titled ‘ To Infinity and Beyond: Finding Treatments for Space Travel Bone Loss ‘.
We are delighted to be able to announce that Professor Chris Buckley has been awarded the 2020 Carol Nachman prize in Rheumatology jointly with his colleague Dirk Elewaut in Belgium.
The ‘CollAge’ exhibition will run from the 1 – 23 February and there will be a special launch event on Friday 31 January from 5.30pm to 7pm at Hockley Arts
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.