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Inaugural lecture: Marvellous Melanocytes - How our skin and hair is coloured

Inaugural lecture of Professor Ian Jackson given at the IGMM on Monday 25 June 2018. Melanocytes, the cells that make the melanin pigment in our skin and hair, are remarkable. They begin life as part…

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MRC Award of £53M to MRC Human Genetics Unit at The University of Edinburgh

The MRC Human Genetics Unit has secured an MRC funding award for 5 years. This award comprises £53M for 17 scientific programmes, including training for 24 PhD students. Hear from Professor…

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Learning Technology Showcase March 2018, Part 2

Lecture Technology Showcase (run by the Learning Teaching and Web division of Information Services, University of Edinburgh) of 29th March 2018 on the subject of lecture recording. Part 2. Speakers:…

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Liver cancer: the impending epidemic

The number of people diagnosed with liver cancer in the UK is 10 times higher now than it was at the end of the 1970s. It continues to be seen as a cancer caused by alcoholism and a high risk…

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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…

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Bilingualism in Minority Languages - Professor Antonella Sorace at the Celtic Knot: Wikipedia Language Conference 2017.

Bilingualism in minority languages: a resource and an opportunity Research on the bilingual mind shows that bilingualism in any languages, regardless of their status, prestige, and worldwide…

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CARE-MND research project: Danielle Leighton

Clinical researcher Danielle Leighton describes a clinical research project for people living with motor neurone disease (MND) called 'Regenerative Neurology Tissue Bank'.

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CARE-MND research project: Jenna Gregory

Clinical researcher Jenna Gregory describes the GTAC clinical research project for people with motor neurone disease (MND).

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6073 No.19 Neg: Pigment

Film showing the activity of cells. Created as part of the work by the Research Film Unit of the Institute of Animal Genetics, University of Edinburgh by Eric Lucey.…

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Sustainability Awards 2016: Office team gold projects

Meet four teams who obtained Gold in the Sustainability Awards 2016 Office category for their exemplary projects with real sustainability impact. Teams featured: Printing Services Institute for…

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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 A year ago 0 likes 91 views 0  

Breast cancer - the advent of personalised medicine

Wednesday 15th February 2017Join Dr Helen Creedon, and Professor Val Brunton where they will be exploring exciting research aimed at developing new treatment strategies, that are personalised to the…

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Inflammatory bowel disease - bench to bedside

Wednesday 16th November 2016 Join us to hear Professor Jack Satsangi, and Dr Elaine Nimmo, Centre talk about the latest research that is leading to new understanding of the ways in which our genes…

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Dr Kenny Baillie ICU subtitled

Dr Kenneth Baillie is a Welcome Trust intermediate clinical fellow at the Rolsin Institute at the University of Edinburgh and a consultant in intensive care medicine. Dr Baillie discusses research he…

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Towards Dolly

Towards Dolly exhibition in the University of Edinburgh Main Library.

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Obesity - how do our genes contribute?

14th January 2015Dr Mandy Drake and Professor Nik Morton, University of Edinburgh / BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Science In recent years, obesity has become a problem for the health of our…

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