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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 11 plays 0  

Healing the Damaged Gut in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - From the scientist, the patient and the doctor

Healing the Damaged Gut in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - From the scientist, the patient and the doctorGwo-Tzer Ho, Emily Thompson and Kris McGuire, Centre for Inflammation Research Our amazing gut…

From  Peter Crooks on February 21st, 2020 0 likes 89 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 20 plays 0  

Let's talk about dementia - what happens to the brain and how can we fix it?

Let's talk about dementia - what happens to the brain and how can we fix it?Colin Smith and Tara Spires-Jones, UK Dementia Research Institute at The University of EdinburghApproximately 50…

From  Peter Crooks on January 27th, 2020 0 likes 89 plays 0  

The Future of Female Fertility

The future of female fertilityNorah Spears and Evelyn Telfer, Biomedical Sciences'Let's Talk About Health' is all about advancing our knowledge of normal human and animal biology, and…

From  Peter Crooks on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 25 plays 0  

Potential cell therapy for liver cirrhosis - Safety clinical trial

Liver disease patients could one day benefit from a new macrophage cell therapy that has just completed its first clinical trial, published in Nature Medicine (07 October 2019). Professor Stuart…

From  Robin Morton on October 7th, 2019 0 likes 61 plays 0  

3. Treatments for Neurodegenerative Disease

Treatments for Neurodegenerative DiseaseIn our third lecture, Prof. Craig Ritchie and Dr Tom Russ discusses prevention and non-pharmacological approaches to the treatment of dementia, as well as…

From  Robbie Bushe on March 2nd, 2019 0 likes 42 plays 0  

Born in a microbial cloud: gatekeepers of a healthy life. Prof Debby Bogaert

Born in a microbial cloud: gatekeepers of a healthy life. Prof Debby Bogaert Part of the College's inaugural lecture series.Recorded 12 November 2018.Abstract: It was only 350 years ago that the…

From  Peter Crooks on November 13th, 2018 0 likes 94 plays 0  

Prof Gillingwater Inaugural Lecture Oct 2018

Recording of inaugural lecture Monday 29 October 2018. Professor Tom Gillingwater "Diary of a 21st century anatomist: standing on the shoulders of giants"

From  Nicholas Kelly on November 1st, 2018 0 likes 188 plays 0  

Global Health and Infectious Diseases online masters: Christiane Takeda - student testimonial

Christiane from Brazil is studying the online Masters in Global Health and Infectious Diseases and finds the website interface and library resources easy to use. Join our online community:…

From  Lauren Johnston-Smith on October 16th, 2018 0 likes 64 plays 0  

Global Health and Infectious Diseases online masters: Eleanora Bafour-Agyei - student testimonial

Online student Eleanora started up her own NGO in Ghana. She chose to study this online degree so she could upgrade her knowledge and have a formal qualification. Join our online community:…

From  Lauren Johnston-Smith on October 15th, 2018 0 likes 385 plays 0  

Master of Public Health online: Fatima Mahmud-Ajeigbe- student testimonial

Fatima, a doctor from Nigeria, chose to study online so that she would be equipped with the skills and tools to get to her patients before they come to her with health complications. Join our…

From  Lauren Johnston-Smith on October 15th, 2018 0 likes 226 plays 0  

Euan MacDonald Centre researcher: Judy Newton

Judy Newton talks about the CARE-MND platform that underpins care, audit, research and evaluation for people with motor neurone disease (MND) in Scotland. One of a series of 'research in a…

From  Rebecca Devon on June 19th, 2018 0 likes 23 plays 0  

Euan MacDonald Centre researcher: Chris Henstridge

Dr Chris Henstridge talks about his motor neurone disease (MND) research. One of a series of 'research in a nutshell' videos made for MND Awareness Week 2018.

From  Rebecca Devon on June 18th, 2018 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Euan MacDonald Centre researcher: Nikki Huang

Nikky Huang talks about her motor neurone disease (MND) research. One of a series of 'research in a nutshell' videos made for MND Awareness Week 2018.

From  Rebecca Devon on June 18th, 2018 0 likes 9 plays 0