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May 2021

  • Screening for ovarian cancer did not reduce deaths

    13 May

    Screening for ovarian cancer did not reduce deaths

    A large-scale randomised trial of annual screening for ovarian cancer did not succeed in reducing deaths from the disease, despite one of the screening methods tested detecting cancers earlier.

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  • My experience with a hearing disability

    5 May

    My experience with a hearing disability

    BSMS student Harriet Sharp discusses her experiences as a hard of hearing person and shares her assignment on the impact of Covid-19 on the deaf community.

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April 2021

  • Anatomy at BSMS - digital teaching during the Covid-19 pandemic

    27 April

    Anatomy at BSMS - digital teaching during the Covid-19 pandemic

    Find out how the anatomy department at BSMS have incorporated new, beneficial digital teaching resources to aid teaching during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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  • Emeritus professor pens an adventure story for children

    9 April

    Emeritus professor pens an adventure story for children

    Richard Vincent, an emeritus professor at BSMS and one of the founders of the medical school, has published an adventure story for children.

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March 2021

  • How to Choose: what to look for when applying to medical school

    29 March

    How to Choose: what to look for when applying to medical school

    Matt Cowdock, Student Recruitment Coordinator at BSMS, considers some of the top things to consider when applying for medical school.

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  • Local families invited to take part in new autism education programme

    26 March

    Local families invited to take part in new autism education programme

    Families in Brighton and Hove, and across Sussex, are being invited to take part in a ground-breaking new education programme, Time for Autism.

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  • PPE supplied to the NHS during Covid-19 pandemic poses challenge to the environment, but with opportunities for mitigation

    17 March

    PPE supplied to the NHS during Covid-19 pandemic poses challenge to the environment, but with opportunities for mitigation

    The carbon footprint of PPE during the first six months of the Covid-19 pandemic was equivalent to flying from London to New York 244 times every day.

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February 2021

  • About the Time for Dementia programme

    26 February

    About the Time for Dementia programme

    Find out more about the Time for Dementia programme and how it has been integrated into the undergraduate curriculum at BSMS.

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  • My reflections on It's A Sin

    25 February

    My reflections on It's A Sin

    Nicky Perry reflects on the recent Channel 4 series It's A Sin and how the show brought back so many memories of being an HIV nurse.

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  • Local medical school brings innovation to surgery training during Covid

    24 February

    Local medical school brings innovation to surgery training during Covid

    The anatomy team at BSMS have been awarded a grant to create and deliver surgical training using live streaming, virtual reality and 360 cameras.

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  • Cancer research group celebrates two decades on Sussex campus

    4 February

    Cancer research group celebrates two decades on Sussex campus

    A research group that has helped change the way doctors deal with the psychological effects of cancer is celebrating two decades at Sussex

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  • A breakthrough in adolescent asthma treatment as genetically tailored therapy developed

    2 February

    A breakthrough in adolescent asthma treatment as genetically tailored therapy developed

    A landmark trial by BSMS and the University of Dundee shows that tailoring asthma therapy in adolescent patients can lead to significant improvement in asthma control.

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January 2021

  • We must go beyond drugs and therapies to overcome neglected diseases

    28 January

    We must go beyond drugs and therapies to overcome neglected diseases

    To mark the launch of the WHO NTD Roadmap 2030, Prof Gail Davey writes about the need to go beyond drugs and therapies to overcome neglected diseases

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  • Student experiences of intercalating (part 2)

    27 January

    Student experiences of intercalating (part 2)

    Two current BSMS students provide their views on intercalating at BSMS.

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  • Rates of skin cancer have increased dramatically over recent decades

    26 January

    Rates of skin cancer have increased dramatically over recent decades

    Incidence rates of skin cancer have increased more than 550% in males and 250% in females since the early 1980s in England according to a new study by BSMS.

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  • BSMS launches new anatomy interface app

    7 January

    BSMS launches new anatomy interface app

    Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) launches the Anatomy Laboratory Interface (ALI) to assist students with their remote learning of anatomy.

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  • Student experiences of intercalating (part 1)

    4 January

    Student experiences of intercalating (part 1)

    Three current BSMS students provide their views on intercalating at BSMS.

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Events

  • 20 May

    In conversation: Coma by Zara Slattery

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  • 25 May

    Journey through the NHS - online talk

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  • 26 May

    Student Life – What is it like to be a medical student? – online talk

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