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Not sure what to expect at the 2019 BHP Research Showcase? Our free public event will be held at @qehbham on Fri 17 May, where you can get hands-on with our health research. If you want to #BePartOfResearch, take a look through our exhibitor info THREAD > birminghamhealthpartners.co.uk/research-showc…
Our #cardiology stand will focus on current studies that are changing & saving the lives of our patients. Our cardiology team is one of the largest in the UK and works closely with @ICVS_UoB to treat every type of #heartdisease
.@UmbrellaHealth is the home of #sexualhealth services for Brum & Solihull. They'll be here with interactive displays highlighting research into #HIV and #STIs, including #antimicrobialresistance and bacterial vaginosis >> umbrellahealth.co.uk
Inflammatory bowel diseases (#IBD) like #crohns and #ulcerativecolitis can severely impact people's lives. Our #gastrointestinal research team will show how they are developing greater understanding of the complex conditions that affect our stomach and bowels
You might know that we have one of the largest #clinicaltrials portfolios in Europe, but how exactly does it all work? Find out at the @BhamCTU stand! Dr Khaled Ahmed @Khaled318042 will be showcasing the @CALIBRETrial, which looks at liver disease and bleeding. #BePartOfResearch
How's your hearing? Discover the workings of the inner ear with the @uhbtrust audiology and otology team, and get your hearing tested with our interactive headsets while finding out about our research into everything ears 👂 🎧#BePartOfResearch
"Nothing about us without us" - our patient and public involvement expert will show you how your mind and body can #BePartOfResearch, and the benefits this can bring >> research.uhb.nhs.uk/about-us/patie…
How can we use our own cells to fight disease? Our #celltherapy experts from the local Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre (@AttcMW) will show you how, demonstrating the journey a cell takes from the body > thru the lab and manufacturing > back into the patient
Ever had concussion? Our @srmrc researchers are working to reduce the effects of brain injuries, and at their stand you'll be able to try out a head injury neuromonitoring device and neurocognitive assessments. Not just for sportspeople! #BePartOfResearch uhb.nhs.uk/birmingham-spo…
Wound dressings, bowel stents, grip strength, exercise studies, parastomal hernias - you'll be amazed at the sheer variety of studies being carried out by our @uhbtrust general surgery research team when you visit their showcase stand. #BePartOfResearch @UHBGSRT
We know how important it is to act F.A.S.T. when a stroke strikes - but it's not just about noticing the signs. Our stroke research nurses will explain how quickly THEY must act to trial stroke therapies when emergency patients are admitted
When the nerves in your hands are damaged, can you regain feeling and function? @UHBtrust's hand team are working to make this a reality, and will be showcasing peripheral nerve graft repair, as well as inviting visitors to test hand sensation and grip #BePartOfResearch
Each year, more than 16,000 people die from RTCs, violence or falls from height - and survivors often experience permanent disability. Our @SRMRC trauma research unit will be showcasing interactive research displays on how the body responds to injury #BePartOfResearch
How to make your colon smile - our @NIHRBhamBRC #gastroenterology team will reveal all! Try your hand at using biopsy forceps to take samples, see if you can identify #polyps and find out about the latest gastro research from diagnosis to mucosal healing #BePartOfResearch
Cancer will affect 1 in every 2 people - but our researchers are on the case to ensure we can diagnose, treat and support patients more effectively. Join @CRUKBirmingham and @CIIC_UoB for a blindfolded cancer #immunology demo and cell trail challenge #BePartOfResearch
Musculoskeletal trauma is a major research focus for our @CPRSpine team, whose stand shows how to assess & treat spinal injuries, including a thermal analyser and pressure/pain algometer. Try out a device that measures electrical activity of muscle tissue! #BePartOfResearch
Join Donna Gillen, a specialist brain tumour research nurse, to find out how funding from @TheGilesTrust and @QEHBcharity has enabled us to increase the research we do in this area. Get hands on with a model brain and #radiotherapy head mask to learn more! #BePartOfResearch
Inflammation can affect the body from head to toe. Our Rheumatology team's stand will showcase ultrasound joint scanning and eye surface analysis as well as explaining how biopsies are extending our understanding of inflammatory disease mechanisms. #BePartOfResearch
How exactly is research carried out? Join @BirminghamCRF team who will take you through all stages from screening to follow up - explaining trials randomisation with cake, and giving you the chance to try mock blood analysis such as pipetting and spinning #BePartOfResearch
When medical devices are developed, we need to make sure they're useable - it's called human factors engineering & it happens at @MDTECcentre. Come and see the latest 3G patient simulation and AV technology on their stand to see how their work impacts patients #BePartOfResearch
Join @pathogenomeNick and @scalene for a demo of their portable lab which is capable of diagnosing infections like #meningitis in a matter of hours, speeding up treatment for patients and improving outcomes. Watch the real-time analysis on screen! #BePartOfResearch
Men are often more reluctant to talk about their health problems - which is why @uhbtrust have launched the Man Van! It'll be parked just outside the @qehbham entrance during our Research Showcase, giving easy access to health & wellbeing advice specifically for gents 👨
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