Professor Munir Pirmohamed receives Knighthood

Professor Munir Pirmohamed receives Knighthood

Liverpool Health Partner's Executive Director, Professor Munir Pirmohamed, has been knighted by the Prince of Wales at a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Sir Pirmohamed, who is also the University of Liverpool's David Weatherall Chair in Medicine and a physician at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, holds the only NHS Chair in Pharmacogenetics in the UK and is Director of the Medical Research Council’s Centre for Drug Safety Sciences. His kni...
 

Published: 5th February 2016

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Health award set to improve pancreatic cancer treatment

Dr Eithne Costello from the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Translational Medicineand The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Liverpool Pancreas Biomedical Research Unit, has been awarded more than £179,000 to improve the targeting of chemotherapy to pancreatic cancer cells. The project is one of six new research projects supported by £1 million from the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (PCRF), which was announced for...
 

Published: 4th February 2016

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Full house at LSTM with Bill Gates for Ross Fund

Full house at LSTM with Bill Gates for Ross Fund

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates will join forces with George Osborne in the fight against malaria by pledging £2.5bn to tackle the killer disease. The Chancellor and the Microsoft founder will set out hopes to wipe out the tropical infection within decades during a visit to Liverpool to see pioneering research. Some £500m a year will be allocated from Britain’s international development budget and the Gates Foundation will spend £140m a year on research into the d...
 

Published: 25th January 2016

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LARA has stand at North West Alcohol Conference

LARA has stand at North West Alcohol Conference

The successful North West Alcohol Conference, co-sponsored by LHP is in its 5th year and has achieved year-on-year growth in attendance.   This year 400 representatives from various sectors including, healthcare professionals, support workers, academics, and local policy makers showed the importance of this area in improving health, wellbeing and societal outcomes. Alcohol is a salient issue in the UK with the North West of England containing some of the most negatively affected area...
 

Published: 2nd December 2015

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Update ! Innovative plan for Precision Medicine in Liverpool

An innovative plan has been developed by the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), the North West Coast Academic Health Science Network (NWC AHSN) and Liverpool Health Partners (LHP) to enable the Liverpool City Region (LCR) to become the fastest place in the UK to develop and commercialise quality research in precision medicine.   And with Liverpool Health Partners (LHP) as lead delivery partner, a report entitled Liverpool Precision in Medicine ...
 

Published: 9th November 2015

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