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June 2019

  • Opening up conversations about dying and death

    7 June

    Opening up conversations about dying and death

    Staff from SHORE-C at BSMS have taken part in a new campaign, which aims to make death a more acceptable topic of conversation.

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May 2019

  • Families living with dementia wanted for pioneering dementia programme for trainee healthcare professionals

    22 May

    Families living with dementia wanted for pioneering dementia programme for trainee healthcare professionals

    The ground-breaking, award-winning Time for Dementia programme is appealing for families affected by dementia to participate.

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  • Multimillion pound project will see AI remixing radio to help people living with dementia

    20 May

    Multimillion pound project will see AI remixing radio to help people living with dementia

    Radio listeners could get personalised medical support thanks to an innovative new scheme.

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  • Bodies donated to medical science honoured in memorial service

    17 May

    Bodies donated to medical science honoured in memorial service

    A memorial service at St Georges Cathedral in London honours more than 300 people who donated their bodies to medical science.

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  • Medical school and partner universities contribute to one-stop health resource

    16 May

    Medical school and partner universities contribute to one-stop health resource

    Academics from BSMS and partner universities make a major contribution to the third edition of the Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine.

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  • BSMS BrightMed initiative takes top prize at NEON Awards

    8 May

    BSMS BrightMed initiative takes top prize at NEON Awards

    The BSMS widening participation programme BrightMed has been awarded the Widening Access Initiative (Outreach) award at the 2019 NEON awards.

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  • Worldwide study finds brain differences in people living with ADHD

    7 May

    Worldwide study finds brain differences in people living with ADHD

    Worldwide study involving academics from BSMS finds that people with ADHD have subtle differences in the cerebral cortex, the brain's outer layer.

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April 2019

  • Face-to-face HIV testing preferred option by men who have sex with men

    12 April

    Face-to-face HIV testing preferred option by men who have sex with men

    The majority of men who have sex with men would prefer face-to-face HIV testing by a healthcare professional out of a range of testing options, a new study shows.

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  • Psycho-oncologist receives prestigious award

    5 April

    Psycho-oncologist receives prestigious award

    A cancer psychologist at BSMS has been recognised for her leading role in advancing the science and care of breast cancer patients.

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March 2019

  • Precision maps reveal widespread distribution of disabling neglected tropical disease in Rwanda

    27 March

    Precision maps reveal widespread distribution of disabling neglected tropical disease in Rwanda

    Geographical distribution and prevalence of podoconiosis in Rwanda: a cross-sectional country-wide survey

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February 2019

  • 'Game changing' test can predict how people with leukaemia will respond to chemotherapy

    28 February

    'Game changing' test can predict how people with leukaemia will respond to chemotherapy

    The first test to quickly predict how people will respond to standard treatment for leukaemia has been developed at BSMS

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January 2019

  • New research group to investigate blood cancers

    18 January

    New research group to investigate blood cancers

    A new collaborative research group aims to explore the causes of blood cancers and design new treatments.

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  • New research to drive down inequalities in dementia care

    9 January

    New research to drive down inequalities in dementia care

    A new research programme aims to find out what enables one family to live well with dementia and another to have very poor experiences

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  • Smoking shisha linked to diabetes and obesity, study finds

    3 January

    Smoking shisha linked to diabetes and obesity, study finds

    Smoking shisha "significantly increases" the risk of users developing diabetes and obesity, a new study finds.

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Events

  • 26 Jun

    MiCare HQ: Measuring and improving care home quality for older people

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  • 26 Jun

    GP Teachers Meeting

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  • 23 Jul

    BSMS Graduate Celebration Event 2019

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