Another ‘Pituitary Open Morning’ success!

IMSR researcher Professor Niki Karavitaki lead coordination of another successful patient engagement event in partnership with endocrine research nurses and other clinician colleagues at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Together, the Birmingham Pituitary team gave a series of short presentations and interactive discussions on pituitary conditions, sharing the latest research findings and discussing the pituitary service. … Continue reading “Another ‘Pituitary Open Morning’ success!”

SIMBA Adrenal 3.0 thanks patient representatives

Last week IMSR researchers took a lead role in a two-day SIMBA continuing professional development (CDP) programme aimed at medical professionals and medical students. Over 100 registered. The innovative SIMBA programme uses simulation-based learning to provide scaffolded learning based on real-life case studies. The theme focused on the Adrenal Gland and this is the third … Continue reading “SIMBA Adrenal 3.0 thanks patient representatives”

SMQB Artists in Residence meet to share updates

SMQB’s latest batch of artists in residences met recently to share updates on their projects as they each approach the midway point of their collaborations. So far, creative works range from poetry and paintings, through to installations, video art and performance pieces. You can find out more by reading through the artist progress blogs. Expect … Continue reading “SMQB Artists in Residence meet to share updates”

Happy New Year from the IMSR

As 2024 begins, we are excited for another year of exciting involvement and engagement opportunities! We have lots of ways for you to engage with our activities, for example: Get involved with research through a patient and public involvement group such as The Hildas, who support our research on women’s health or AMIGO, who cover … Continue reading “Happy New Year from the IMSR”

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BRC Womens Metabolic Health – TikTok Dissemination Training

The Women’s Metabolic Health theme of the Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) in Birmingham recently hosted a patient and public involvement and engagement (PPIE) training event on December 8th. The session was open to all and present were members of The Hildas, a PPIE group focused on women’s health, who had been attending a meeting earlier … Continue reading “BRC Womens Metabolic Health – TikTok Dissemination Training”

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IMSR EDI seminar on Mental Health and the Mental Health First Aider programme

Written by Dr Jonathan W. Mueller  IMSR seminars normally focus on stellar science connected to endocrinology and metabolism. IMSR EDI seminars are different. During the pandemic, we had seminars on Black-lives-matter and on Athena Swan and equality. A third seminar was on Hidden Disabilities and Chronic Diseases. Following this tradition, our most recent seminar was … Continue reading “IMSR EDI seminar on Mental Health and the Mental Health First Aider programme”

SMQB Artists in Residence 2023-24 kick off!

The Centre for Systems Modelling & Quantitative Biomedicine (SMQB) recently kicked off it’s its latest round of seedcorn projects which bring interdisciplinary teams together for 6 months research pilots using quantitative skills to advance biomedical challenges in a wide range of topic areas. Also joining each of the research teams were 9 SMQB Artists in … Continue reading “SMQB Artists in Residence 2023-24 kick off!”

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