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August 2019

  • BSMS in the top 20 best small universities in the world

    15 August

    BSMS in the top 20 best small universities in the world

    BSMS is 11th in the Times Higher Education (THE) list for world's best small universities in 2019.

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July 2019

  • Online information on how to boost immunity based on commercially biased sources

    30 July

    Online information on how to boost immunity based on commercially biased sources

    Online information about "boosting your immunity" is based on commercially biased sources, according to research led by BSMS.

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  • Appeal for Sussex dementia patients to participate in new national study

    29 July

    Appeal for Sussex dementia patients to participate in new national study

    The DETERMIND study, led by BSMS, is appealing for newly diagnosed dementia patients to volunteer to take part in order to improve dementia care.

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  • Many postmenopausal UK women have disappointing sex lives

    10 July

    Many postmenopausal UK women have disappointing sex lives

    Less than a quarter of postmenopausal UK women are sexually active and a mere 3% are happy with their sex life, according to a new study.

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  • Medical school awarded public display Human Tissue Authority licence

    3 July

    Medical school awarded public display Human Tissue Authority licence

    The Anatomy Laboratory at BSMS has been awarded a Human Tissue Authority Licence for public display.

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  • BSMS comes second in the 2019 National Student Survey for medical schools

    3 July

    BSMS comes second in the 2019 National Student Survey for medical schools

    Students have put BSMS in second position in the 2019 National Student Survey (NSS) for medical schools.

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June 2019

  • Preventing podo: Research aims to eliminate a little known but devastating condition

    28 June

    Preventing podo: Research aims to eliminate a little known but devastating condition

    Professors Gail Davey and Melanie Newport discuss their efforts to eliminate podoconiosis, a neglected tropical disease, in a new podcast series.

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  • 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

  • 25 Sep

    BSMS Admissions Conference 2019

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  • 11 Oct

    Career Progression and Equality in Medicine Conference

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