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Desk jobs are bad for your heart and your waist

A new study led by Dr William Tigbe at WMS shows further evidence for the view that spending too much time sitting down is bad for our health and our waistline.

Thu 09 March 2017, 13:34 | Tags: news

Physios need to shape fragility fracture research

Researchers at WMS have opened a window of opportunity for physiotherapists to influence future investigations into fragility fractures in people over 60.

Thu 16 February 2017, 10:05 | Tags: news WCTU

New Professor of Primary Care

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Paramjit Gill will be joining the Warwick Primary Care team on March 1st as Professor of Primary Care. Read more...

Wed 15 February 2017, 08:58 | Tags: WPC

Removal of ovaries during hysterectomy linked to increase in heart disease, cancer and premature death

A study led by WMS has found a link between the removal of ovaries during hysterectomy and an increase in heart disease, cancer and premature death.

Tue 07 February 2017, 11:42 | Tags: news

WMS Dean made Non Exec Director on the Board of NHS Digital

Professor Sudhesh Kumar, Dean of WMS, has been made a Non Exec Director on the Board of NHS Digital.

Fri 20 January 2017, 14:52 | Tags: news

£750,000 awarded to UHCW to support research along with prestigious ‘Clinical Research Facility’ status

UHCW NHS Trust has been awarded prestigious ‘Clinical Research Facility’ status by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), with the NIHR providing £750,000 over the next five years to support research.

Thu 19 January 2017, 15:39 | Tags: HealthConnexus

Miscarriage research team shortlisted for national award

A University Hospital midwifery team at the forefront of research into miscarriages has been shortlisted for a prestigious national prize.

The Tommy’s@UHCW team have been shortlisted for the Lansinoh Team of the Year Award at the Royal College of Midwives Annual Midwifery Awards.

Thu 19 January 2017, 15:38 | Tags: HealthConnexus

UHCW CMO leads major international study into hysterectomy risks

New, less invasive forms of hysterectomy carry a risk of complications that should be discussed with patients before surgery, according to the author of a landmark study that analysed 32,000 operations in three countries.

Thu 19 January 2017, 15:37 | Tags: HealthConnexus

UHCW make the list in Innovation Awards

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW) has been shortlisted for a regional innovation award.

Thu 19 January 2017, 15:36 | Tags: HealthConnexus

WMS teaching fellow receives recognition for teaching excellence

Congratulations to Gay Fagan, Principal Teaching Fellow at WMS, who received a WATE (Warwick Award for Teaching Excellence) commendee award in a ceremony on 12 January.

Wed 18 January 2017, 08:49 | Tags: news

WMS events bring together healthcare leaders from across Europe

Warwick Medical School has hosted two high-profile events on patient data management, bringing together policymakers and industry leaders from across Europe.

Fri 06 January 2017, 11:55 | Tags: news

New trial to examine use of pre-hospital blood products

Warwick Medical School researchers are supporting a ground-breaking new study to investigate the effectiveness of giving patients blood products immediately after a major injury or trauma - before they reach hospital.

Fri 09 December 2016, 08:21 | Tags: news

MB ChB Prize Evening celebrates student success

The 2016 MB ChB Prize Evening took place on 1 December, celebrating the fantastic work and achievements of our students, and recognising three members of staff nominated by our students for their excellent teaching.

Tue 06 December 2016, 10:31 | Tags: news

UK study to help chronic pain sufferers back to work

Researchers from the Medical School are leading a study to explore ways of helping people with chronic pain back to work.

Fri 25 November 2016, 09:10

Prof Perkins Sepsis study in The New England Journal of Medicine

Prof Gavin Perkins has been published in NEJM for his paper on Levosimendan for the Prevention of Acute Organ Dysfunction in Sepsis. Levosimendan is a calcium-sensitizing drug with inotropic and other properties that may improve outcomes in patients with sepsis.

Mon 10 October 2016, 10:59 | Tags: news WCTU

Warwick CTU trial investigating similarities to 'Strictly' contestant's injury

How is a Warwick Clinical Trial and Strictly Come Dancing connected?

Wed 05 October 2016, 15:16 | Tags: news WCTU

Mammo 50 Trial reaches 2500 randomised patients

Well done to the MAMMO 50 trial team who have successfully randomised 2500 patients. This target takes them to the halfway stage!

Thu 29 September 2016, 11:56 | Tags: WCTU

AIR Trial reaches recruitment target

Ankile Injury Rehabilitation trial has reached its recruitment target! Further details on the trial can be found here

Fri 23 September 2016, 08:58 | Tags: WCTU

Former Kenilworth Mayor gives diabetes research at Warwick Medical School a boost

Councillor Michael Coker has chosen to make a donation of £3,000 to the University of Warwick’s Diabetes research groups and a similar amount of £3,000 to South Warwickshire Diabetes UK from his charitable fund.

The money has been raised over the last year through local events including a golf day at Kenilworth Golf Club.

Thu 15 September 2016, 09:22 | Tags: news

It is all in the hips - professional golfers more likely to have different shaped hip joints to most of the population

Lack of success on the fairway may not be due to your swing – it could be your hips that are to blame.

New research from the University of Warwick has found that professional golfers are more likely to have different shaped right and left hips compared to the rest of us.

Wed 17 August 2016, 16:34 | Tags: news

Nobel Prize Winner opens Warwick Medical School building

Nobel Prize winner Dr Randy Schekman has given the keynote speech at the opening of the latest addition to Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick.

Fri 12 August 2016, 10:32 | Tags: news

Green monkeys acquired Staphylococcus aureus from humans

Already it’s known that many deadly diseases that afflict humans were originally acquired through contact with animals. However new research from the University of Warwick shows that pathogens can also jump the species barrier to move from humans to animals.

Mon 08 August 2016, 10:23 | Tags: news

Home cooked meals for infants not always better than shop bought one

Home cooked meals specifically designed for infants and young children, are not always better than commercially available baby foods. That’s suggested by research by the University of Warwick and the University of Aberdeen published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.

Wed 20 July 2016, 16:15 | Tags: news

Warwick expertise used to explore the ‘average human’

Research by two University of Warwick academics is being used to explain to the public how human bodies work.

An exhibition called ‘The Average Human’ is being funded by a Wellcome ‘People Award’ and the event draws on work by Professor Francesco Cappuccio and Dr Tom Barber of Warwick Medical School.

Wed 13 July 2016, 10:51 | Tags: news

End of life care needs improving say GPs

GPs think more needs to be done to improve the quality of end-of-life care in the community. That’s one of the insights gained from a survey of British GPs conducted by the University of Warwick and the Royal College of General Practitioners.

Thu 07 July 2016, 12:35 | Tags: news

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