Candis Magazine’s Match Fund for Child Health Research

Gifts to the University’s Child Health fund are to be boosted with a donation from one of Britain’s best-selling women’s magazines. In partnership with Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, the University is fundraising for a new Research and Education Centre to accommodate our Institute of Child Health. The Centre will give every child cared for at Alder Hey access to potentially life-saving clinical research trials, with the successful new treatments to be rolled ou...

Published: 14th April 2015

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World TB Day

Tuesday 24 March is World TB Day, organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and dedicated to raising awareness and generating action to combat tuberculosis. This year the theme is ‘Reach the 3 Million’. Globally, each year there are nine million new cases of tuberculosis and 1.5 million people die of the disease. TB is a curable disease, but each year three million people with TB do not get a diagnosis and therefore are not treated.  We need to improve access to early di...

Published: 24th March 2015

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Meet the man leading Britain's fight against Ebola

From his lab in Liverpool, Professor Tom Solomon is heading UK efforts to combat Ebola. He’s hopeful we’ll have a treatment and vaccine within a year. But that’s only the beginning of our worries…   Read more   in the comprehensive recent Guardian article.   ...

Published: 16th March 2015

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NWCR Scientific Symposium

NWCR Scientific Symposium

North West Cancer Research have put together an exciting Agenda for their Scientific Symposium at the Liverpool Cancer Research Centre, 200 London Rd on March 18th from 9am to 12.35.   Featuring a number of  speakers from the University of Liverpool and visiting speakers from University of Lancaster and Bangor University. The Keynote Lecture entitled Precision Medicine in Cancer a Primer  from Professor Gary Middleton from the University of Birmingham.   Please email &nbs...

Published: 12th March 2015

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RLBUHT goes "Smoke Free " today

Along with most hospitals locally, both the hospitals and grounds are now  smoke-free and smoking is not allowed on the grounds.  Aidan Kehoe, CE, was on Radio Merseyside this morning prpmoting the smoke free status. If you are an inpatient then there is support available to help you not smoke whilst you are with us. You will be offered free nicotine replacement therapy and staff from Roy Castle FagEnds can offer you help to stop smoking whilst you are in hospital. Nicotine replaceme...

Published: 11th March 2015

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