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BMA 2016 award winners

BMJ/BMA Cymru Wales Clinical Teacher of the Year Awards 2016

4 April 2016

2016 Clinical Teacher of the Year Awards

Dentist and patient

Getting to the root of the problem

30 March 2016

Study find GPs prescribing ‘unnecessary’ antibiotics for toothache

Professor Tim Rainer

Cracking the code of sustainable healthcare

9 March 2016

Professor Tim Rainer explains how lessons from WW2 can help Wales deliver emergency healthcare for the 21st century.

mother breastfeeding baby

Boosting breastfeeding in disadvantaged areas

2 March 2016

Motivational technique could hold key to increasing breastfeeding rates

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HealthWise Wales

29 February 2016

Largest ever Welsh health research project launched

Blood Pressure

Blood pressure-lowering treatment trialled

17 February 2016

Cardiff doctor is the first in Wales to recruit patients to trial a promising non drug related, non-invasive therapy

British Heart Foundation

Welsh Heart scientists in the red

5 February 2016

British Heart Foundation Cymru funded scientists raise awareness to power more lifesaving discoveries.

Blood Cells

Test could lead to more effective leukaemia treatment

21 January 2016

Simple blood test capable of detecting levels of leukaemia cells post chemotherapy

Cells green on red

Upgrading the immune system

13 January 2016

Scientists re-engineer body’s immune system for safer and more effective cancer treatment

Professor Meena Upadhyaya

Pioneering medical geneticist, Professor Meena Upadhyaya, receives OBE

5 January 2016

The achievements of an internationally renowned medical geneticist have been recognised in the 2016 New Year’s Honours list.

Senior Lecturer Award

Senior lecturer awarded prestigious ‘Silver Medal’

15 December 2015

Julie Browne has been presented with the President’s Silver Medal by the Academy of Medical Educators.

Doctor and child in clinic setting

Towards improving pneumonia diagnosis

20 November 2015

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation award to develop improved diagnostic tool for pneumonia in children

Pills

“Disturbing breach of last group of antibiotics”

19 November 2015

Scientists discover antibiotic-resistant gene with epidemic potential

Peking Cardiff Collaboration

A less toxic approach to beating cancer

18 November 2015

A cocktail of non-toxic chemicals taken from food and vegetables may hold the key to beating untreatable cancers and relapse

Professor Tim Rainer

Emergency care in Wales receives vital boost

17 November 2015

Tim Rainer returns from China to become Cardiff’s first Professor of Emergency Medicine

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Family Nurse Partnership

14 October 2015

New research calls programme into question.

Hands with noticeable arthritus joints

Decoding what goes wrong in arthritis

6 October 2015

Fresh insight into rheumatoid arthritis offers hope for transforming patient care.

Flag of the People's Republic of China

Enter the dragons

18 September 2015

China’s Vice Premier to oversee launch of Welsh-Chinese college.

MRI scanner

Award for new tumour mapping process

10 September 2015

University researcher recognised for innovative approach to improve radiation treatment for cancer patients.

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Trials unit secures £3m in new funding

7 August 2015

£3m funding for next three years awarded to University-based South East Wales Trials Unit.