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Patient and Public Involvement

“Do not wait for someone to come and speak for you.  It is you who can change the world.”   -Malala Yousafzai                                                                     […]

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Biliary Atresia – 20th anniversary of centralisation

2019 is the 20th anniversary of centralisation policy restricting the referral, management and treatment of all Biliary Atresia patients to three skilled paediatric hepatology units; King’s College Hospital (London), Birmingham Children’s Hospital and St James’s University Hospital (Leeds). To mark this occasion, we have a fabulous blog written by Professor Mark Davenport (Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, […]

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PROTECT ERNs (European Reference Networks) – SIGN UP NOW!

European Reference Networks (ERNs) connect patients, clinicians and researchers across Europe. They allow knowledge and expertise about rare diseases to be shared across Europe; providing patients with access to diagnosis and transformative care, without the burden of long-distance travel. The #ProtectERNs campaign is calling on the UK Government and the EU to secure the sustained […]

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Dr Jake Mann: Identification of biomarkers in paediatric fatty liver disease – Updates and Poster

Dr Jake Mann: Identification of biomarkers in paediatric fatty liver disease (Measuring blood fats for a ‘liquid biopsy’ in fatty liver disease) Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is the most common liver condition affecting children. Currently the only method to reliably decide on patient management is by liver biopsy to determine fibrosis stage. At the […]

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Getting to know the researcher…

    Naomi Richardson Second year PhD student University of Birmingham, Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy   What is your background and your current research interests? I studied Natural Sciences at the University of Bath until July 2017. Throughout the degree, I specialised in biological sciences and in particular immunology – studying the function of […]

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