President’s prize winners

These prizes are awarded to students graduating from IBMS-accredited BSc Hons programmes who have achieved academic distinction.

National Pathology Week

Biomedical scientists and laboratory staff across the UK took part in National Pathology Week.

Biomedical scientist of the year

The IBMS is sponsoring the Biomedical Scientist of the Year category at this year’s Advancing Healthcare Awards (AHAwards).

3D human cell models

Medicines Discovery Catapult and the Medical Research Council Centre for Drug Safety Science at the University of Liverpool are collaborating.

State-of-the-art pathology

A new state-of-the-art laboratory system for the Black Country Pathology Service (BCPS) has been announced.

Magnetic blood filtration

Medical device firm MediSieve was shortlisted for this year’s Hammersmith and Fulham Brilliant Business Awards.

West Midlands and Birmingham AGM

The West Midlands and Birmingham annual general meeting will be held at 5.30pm on 17 January.

Petition to ban sunbeds

A petition has been launched in the hope of persuading the government to ban commercial sunbeds in the UK.

Website launch for support group

The Renal Patient Support Group (RPSG) has launched its new website.

Under the microscope: publication bias

This month: publication bias

Mode of action for diabetes drug

Researchers have discovered a mechanism that may explain how the frontline type 2 diabetes drug metformin works to help cells better take up and use glucose.