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November 2017

  • Social mobility tsar comes to BSMS

    7 November

    Social mobility tsar comes to BSMS

    The Rt Hon Alan Milburn gives a special lecture to students, their guests and colleagues from BSMS

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  • Solving of a decade-long mystery could help in fight against TB

    1 November

    Solving of a decade-long mystery could help in fight against TB

    Scientists at BSMS and the University of Sussex have solved a decade-old mystery that could eventually lead to the development of earlier treatments for one of the world's deadliest diseases

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October 2017

  • Albion Chair opens new scanner suite to bring research and care 'into the premiership'

    27 October

    Albion Chair opens new scanner suite to bring research and care 'into the premiership'

    Chairman of Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club Tony Bloom officially opens a new scanning facility at BSMS

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  • Ground-breaking dementia project wins top award

    16 October

    Ground-breaking dementia project wins top award

    Time for Dementia, the ground-breaking project to help improve the care people with dementia receive now and in the future, has won a top mental health award.

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  • Cancer expert teams up with Liz Hurley for worldwide campaign

    11 October

    Cancer expert teams up with Liz Hurley for worldwide campaign

    Leading cancer expert will join actress and model Liz Hurley in promoting the 25th anniversary of a worldwide breast cancer campaign.

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September 2017

  • Celebrating the best of British Science

    18 September

    Celebrating the best of British Science

    Personalised medicine, live anatomy and robotic seals: highlights from the 2017 British Science Festival.

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August 2017

  • BSMS top undergraduate medical school for student satisfaction

    9 August

    BSMS top undergraduate medical school for student satisfaction

    Students put BSMS in first position in the National Student Survey (NSS) for medical schools

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July 2017

  • 'Complete the course' message for antibiotics should be dropped

    27 July

    'Complete the course' message for antibiotics should be dropped

    New research finds that completing a course of antibiotics is not supported by evidence and should be dropped

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  • Services failing women with perinatal depression and anxiety

    18 July

    Services failing women with perinatal depression and anxiety

    New study shows there is a shortage of adequate mental health services available to women suffering from perinatal depression and anxiety

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  • Small Batch Coffee joins campaign to prevent podo

    17 July

    Small Batch Coffee joins campaign to prevent podo

    Small Batch Coffee hosts Ethiopian night to raise money for Prevent Podo

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  • Multi-million pound award boosts research into neglected tropical diseases

    14 July

    Multi-million pound award boosts research into neglected tropical diseases

    Research into neglected tropical diseases that cause suffering among some of the world's poorest communities has been given a much-needed boost

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June 2017

  • New network brings Sussex motor neurone disease care into one place for first time

    22 June

    New network brings Sussex motor neurone disease care into one place for first time

    The Sussex MND Care and Research Networks is being inaugurated during Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Awareness Month

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  • Carers can only care well if they are cared for, conference shows

    15 June

    Carers can only care well if they are cared for, conference shows

    Brighton and Sussex Medical School hosts conference to mark Carers Week

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  • Conference celebrates Time for Dementia project

    2 June

    Conference celebrates Time for Dementia project

    Students join families affected by dementia at stakeholder conference to celebrate award-winning project

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May 2017

  • 13 ton scanner winched in by crane to university imaging centre

    22 May

    13 ton scanner winched in by crane to university imaging centre

    A new state-of-the-art Siemens scanner will open up exciting research and educational opportunities at BSMS

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  • End is in sight in battle with HIV

    12 May

    End is in sight in battle with HIV

    We are closer than ever to ending the HIV epidemic, said a panel of experts at 'HIV: is victory in sight?' in the Brighton Festival

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April 2017

  • Is online information on antioxidants trustworthy, study investigates

    11 April

    Is online information on antioxidants trustworthy, study investigates

    People are getting advice and information on the benefits of antioxidants from commercial and news websites more than you might expect, study finds

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March 2017

  • It's true - the sound of nature helps us relax

    31 March

    It's true - the sound of nature helps us relax

    New research explains how, for the first time, the sound of nature helps us relax

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  • Can we break the link between autism and anxiety?

    30 March

    Can we break the link between autism and anxiety?

    A new treatment that aims to prevent people with autism from developing anxiety is being trialled at BSMS

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January 2017

  • 'Survival gene' stops strains of TB mutating into deadly 'superbugs'

    30 January

    'Survival gene' stops strains of TB mutating into deadly 'superbugs'

    Research identifies key 'survival gene' that prevents strains of TB from mutating

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  • Racial bias in a heartbeat: How the heart may influence the head

    17 January

    Racial bias in a heartbeat: How the heart may influence the head

    New research finds that signals from the heart shape snap judgements about threat

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