World Hepatitis Day at Birmingham University
This special podcast celebrates the World Hepatitis Day events held at Birmingham University. We find out why World Hepatitis Day is so important, hear about the latest clinical and scientific developments, and find out how it feels to live with the disease.
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In this edition of Special
Dr Joe Grove explains why World Hepatitis Day is so important, as one in 12 people worldwide are living with the disease...
Professor David Adams explains the types of hepatitis, and how they are treated...
Professor Jane McKeating takes us through the science of hepatitis, from it's discovery in the 1980s through to her groundbreaking work in Birmingham...
The scientific developments by Professor McKeating’s team don’t just help us with treating the diseases; the more we understand the virus, the less fear we hold. This is especially true for those who are suffering from the disease...
At the end of World Hepatitis Day, Jules - a hepatitis C patient for over 20 years - regarded the researchers as the unsung heroes of hepatitis treatment. I found out what had attracted him to the event in the first place...