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Parkinson's Disease and Stem Cells - Dr Tilo Kunath

Dr Tilo Kunath uses stem cells to research Parkinson's Disease. In the lab he is able to use stem cells to produce translatable dopamine producing neurons. He hopes that one day we will be able…

From  Robin Morton on March 18th, 2020 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Brainworks: How are brains formed and how should we treat them

Inaugural lecture of Professor David LyonsProfessor of NeurobiologyBrainworks: How are brains formed and how should we treat themThe human brain represents the most complex organisation of matter in…

From  Peter Crooks on March 16th, 2020 0 likes 22 plays 0  

1. What is neurodegenerative disease? (2020 series)

Our first lecture introduces the brain diseases which cause dementia. We explore the biology behind these diseases, how we can use the latest scientific techniques to study them and promising new…

From  Robbie Bushe on February 11th, 2020 0 likes 21 plays 0  

Stem cells and cancer: the good, the bad and the ugly

Inaugural lecture of Professor Steve PollardProfessor of Stem Cell and Cancer BiologyDuring the normal development of our nervous system, neural stem cells are responsible for generating the large…

From  Peter Crooks on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 66 plays 0  

Glioblastoma, a clinical scientist perspective

Dr Faye Robertson describes her research and what it is like to be a clinical scientist investigating glioblastoma, the most lethal and most common brain tumour in adults. Dr Robertson is part of…

From  Robin Morton on November 3rd, 2019 0 likes 61 plays 0  

Brain cancer research at The University of Edinburgh

Professor Steve Pollard's CRUK funded research uses molecular and cellular biology to explore why brain tumour stem cells make the decision to make more copies of themselves (self-renewal) and…

From  Robin Morton on October 31st, 2019 0 likes 46 plays 0  

How to explain the dilemma.mp4

SoSTART is a randomised controlled trial for adults with atrial fibrillation after a brain haemorrhage. Watch and listen to a 9-minute interview with the Chief Investigator about how to explain the…

From  Katarzyna Adamczuk on April 29th, 2019 0 likes 173 plays 0  

How to describe SoSTART.mp4

SoSTART is a randomised controlled trial for adults with atrial fibrillation after a brain haemorrhage. Watch and listen to an 11-minute interview with the Chief Investigator explaining how to…

From  Katarzyna Adamczuk on April 29th, 2019 0 likes 84 plays 0  

SoSTART Participants

SoSTART is a randomised controlled trial for adults with atrial fibrillation after a brain haemorrhage. Watch a 14-minute summary of extracts from interviews with four participants and one carer of a…

From  Katarzyna Adamczuk on April 29th, 2019 0 likes 129 plays 0  

Prof Agustin Fuentes - How do we believe_

Prof Agustin Fuentes - How do we believe

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From  Lesley Middlemass on April 9th, 2019 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Prof Agustin Fuentes - What makes us human_

Prof Agustin Fuentes - What makes us human

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From  Lesley Middlemass on April 9th, 2019 0 likes 55 plays 0  

Prof. Agustin Fuentes - Who are we_ Belief, evolution, and our place in the world

Prof. Agustin Fuentes - Who are we_ Belief, evolution, and our place in the world

From  Lesley Middlemass on April 9th, 2019 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Inaugural Lecture - Professor James Boardman - The Developing Human Brain

The first 1000 days of life – the time between conception and a child’s second birthday – set the foundation for healthy growth and development across the whole life course. It is a…

From  Peter Crooks on March 1st, 2019 1 likes 155 plays 0