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A Fair Field and No Favour - The remarkable story of the Edinburgh Seven

“A Fair Field and No Favour” – the Edinburgh Seven and the campaign to secure women the right to a Medical Degree 1869-73In 1869, the first women to enter a British University began…

From  Peter Crooks on October 25th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

HCP-Med: a new way to study medicine at the University of Edinburgh

Promotional video for the new HCP-Med programme. Find out more: edin.ac/hcp-med

From  Nicholas Kelly on September 16th, 2019 0 likes 305 plays 0  

Inaugural Lecture - Prof Lorna Marson

Inaugural lecture of Lorna Marson, Professor of Transplant Surgery Although we transplanted just over 3000 kidneys in the UK last year, 5000 patients are still waiting for this life-saving and…

From  Peter Crooks on June 20th, 2019 0 likes 124 plays 0  

Fish immune cells lend clues to spinal cord repair

Scientists have found the immune system plays a key role in helping zebrafish nerve cells to regenerate after injury. The findings offer clues for developing treatments that could one day help people…

From  Jennifer Middleton on November 8th, 2018 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Edinburgh Medical Debate. Genome Screening: A Pandora's Box?

Edinburgh Medical School and the Medical Students Council hosted the third in the series of the Edinburgh Medical Debates, entitled "Genome Screening: A Pandora’s Box?" Recorded 14…

From  Nicholas Kelly on November 20th, 2017 0 likes 91 plays 0  

Inaugural lecture: This is your life - hormones matter

Professor Rebecca Reynolds is Professor of Metabolic Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. Her research focuses on understanding the mechanisms underpinning the link between a baby’s growth…

From  Peter Crooks on November 14th, 2017 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Edinburgh Medical School graduates celebrate

Graduates from Edinburgh Medical School talk about their time studying medicine.

From  Nicholas Kelly on November 10th, 2017 0 likes 744 plays 0  

Life at Edinburgh Medical School: Brian Hogan

Fifth year student Brian Hogan tells us about life at Edinburgh Medical School.

From  Nicholas Kelly on November 10th, 2017 0 likes 1,107 plays 0  

Life at Edinburgh Medical School: Robert Kay

Second year student Robert Kay discusses his experience of life as a medical student.

From  Nicholas Kelly on November 10th, 2017 0 likes 1,214 plays 0  

Mental health: the student experience

The University of Edinburgh’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Week runs from 13-17 November. We spoke to six Edinburgh Medical School students about the pressures they are under, the demands of…

From  Nicholas Kelly on November 7th, 2017 0 likes 98 plays 0  

David McLauchlan_Mental Health and Wellbeing Week

Running from 13-17 November 2017, the University of Edinburgh's Mental Health and Wellbeing Week features events and activities to improve your wellbeing, as well as the opportunity to talk…

From  Nicholas Kelly on November 6th, 2017 0 likes 49 plays 0  

Lorraine Close_Mental Health and Wellbeing Week

Lorraine Close, Clinical Skills Facilitator, Personal Tutor and yoga teacher, draws on her experience supporting medical students and gives some valuable advice on how to deal with the pressures of…

From  Nicholas Kelly on November 6th, 2017 0 likes 59 plays 0  

Research in a nutshell - Professor Karen Chapman

Glucocorticoid actionIn this video Karen describes how her group focus on 2 aspects of glucocorticoid action – the role of glucocorticoid metabolism in modulating access of steroid to receptor…

From  Jillian Hosie on September 26th, 2017 0 likes 37 plays 0  

CVS Symposium, Tuesday 20th July 2017, Keynote lecture: Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD “Evolving Scientific Approaches to the Promotion of Cardiovascular Health”

CVS Symposium, Tuesday 20th July 2017 Keynote Lecture: KW Donald Memorial Lecture Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD: Physician-in-Chief, Mount Sinai Hospital in NY, USA; Director, Mount Sinai Heart in NY,…

From  Jillian Hosie on June 21st, 2017 0 likes 107 plays 0  

Epilepsy: is the genetic revolution friend or foe?

Wednesday 15th March 2017In this lecture Dr Richard FM Chin and Professor Cathy Abbott explore how rapid advances in the field of genetics has changed our understanding of the cause(s) of epilepsy…

From  Jillian Hosie on March 16th, 2017 0 likes 104 plays 0