Book for north west AGM

The IBMS North West region AGM is due to take place on the evening of 16 July.

Get involved in Biomedical Science Day

On 19 July the IBMS is encouraging biomedical science staff to promote the vital role they play in healthcare and to showcase their work to patients and the public.

Member awarded MBE

George Fromow was invested by HRH Prince Charles as a Member of the British Empire (MBE) for Services to Haematology, at Buckingham Palace on 16 November 2017.

Marking a milestone

The Heads of University Centres of Biomedical Sciences (HUCBMS) has this year celebrated a milestone anniversary.

Annual General Meeting

The seventy-sixth annual general meeting of the Institute of Biomedical Science will be held at the Stormont Hotel, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3LP, Northern Ireland on Saturday 9 June 2018 at 11.30am.

IBMS Fellow scoops award for quality

Great Ormond Street Hospital held its annual staff awards on 14 May 2018. 

Awards for NHS compassion Awards

The Kate Granger Awards for Compassionate Care are now open for nominations.

Tackling oral infections

Nearly two-thirds of the denture-wearing population suffer frequent fungal infections that cause inflammation, redness and swelling in the mouth.

Do people know what causes cancer?

Using microwave ovens, drinking from plastic bottles and consuming food additives are causes of cancer, believe a “worrying” number of people.

New delivery method for immunotherapy combination

Using nanoparticles to bind molecules that can unleash and stimulate immune cells, US researchers found they could more effectively trigger the body’s defence systems against cancer in laboratory studies.

Blood test for brain tumours

US researchers are developing the means to detect tumour biomarkers through a simple blood test, avoiding invasive surgery.