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Medical and Dental News

Widely known as “Fitz,” Michael Gerald FitzGerald was a respected and well liked .consultant physician in Birmingham died from old age on 6 September 2017


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Dominic Mears MedSoc President is delighted that it has recruited over 400 new members this year continuing it’s place as the biggest student society in the UK, with well over 2500 members and over 70 societies exclusively for students studying at the College of Medical and Dental Sciences. Click here to Read More.

The Trustees are now pleased to announce two new prize competitions for both Medical and Dental undergraduates:


  • The Sands Cox Charity Essay Prize for Medical Students

  • The Sands Cox Charity Essay Prize for Dental Students

Professor Walmsley was awarded the British Dental Association John Tomes Medal

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.On his 95th .birthday Maurice relives some memories from his student days in the War

Adele Margaret Francis Fitzgibbon (b 19 March 1959; q University of Birmingham 1990, PhD, FRCS), died on 8 January 2017 to read more click here

An Interview with Professor Nick Harding

Nick Harding is a modern day Dr Finlay, a GP whose career encompasses every desirable quality in current primary care and answers questions about his career and views of life. read more click here

CBE for Peter Weissberg

Professor Peter Weissberg CBE graduated with a Medicine degree from the University of Birmingham in 1976 and an MD degree in Medicine in more click here


Professor Nick Black has been knighted in the New Year Honours list for his services to healthcare research.

Professor Black has spearheaded the development of health services research in the UK. read more click here.....

The Medical and Dental Schools continue to prosper and Aesculapius continues to detail developments, reunions, historical memories and obituaries of graduates and notable teachers.  Click Here to find out more.

Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness Prince Phillip visited Birmingham for the first time since 2012 her itinerary including the opening of the new Grand Central New Street station and an inspection of one of the new trams to be used on the streets of Birmingham...

Tony Barnes was in the vanguard of renal transplantation in the UK and made major contributions to the establishment of the specialty.  As a teenager during WW2 he was evacuated to the East Grinstead area, where burnt airmen were benefitting from pioneering plastic surgery.  This influenced his choice of the genetics of skin allograft rejection for a BSc project during his medical undergraduate training in Birmingham...

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