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Know your enemy: unlocking the secrets of the tumour genome

Charlie Gourley: Nicola Murray Centre for Ovarian Cancer Research & Colin Semple: Institute of Genetics and Molecular MedicineIt has long been known that as cancer cells grow and evolve they…

From  Peter Crooks on March 25th, 2019 0 likes 55 plays 0  

Poor Air Quality: polluting hearts and minds

Poor Air Quality: polluting hearts and mindsTom Russ, Clinical Brain Sciences, Mark Miller, University/BHF Centre for Cardiovascular ResearchAir pollution is estimated to be responsible for several…

From  Peter Crooks on February 22nd, 2019 0 likes 17 plays 0  

New kidneys for old: a challenge for surgery and tissue engineering

Lorna Marson, Transplant Surgery & MRC Centre for Inflammation Research, Jamie Davies, Discovery Brain Sciences 5000 patients are currently waiting for a kidney transplant in the UK. Although we…

From  Peter Crooks on February 18th, 2019 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Inventing Medical Devices: The Hypodermic Needle That Can See

Fiona Denison, MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, Marc Desmulliez, Heriot-Watt UniversityA major challenge in therapy is to ensure that drugs are precisely delivered to the right place in the body.…

From  Peter Crooks on December 17th, 2018 0 likes 30 plays 0  

It’s a Dogslife – using the web to understand dogs’ health over their lifetime

It’s a Dogslife – using the web to understand dogs’ health over their lifetimeDylan Clements, Carys Pugh, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary StudiesA quarter of UK households own…

From  Peter Crooks on November 19th, 2018 1 likes 25 plays 0  

Moving towards rabies elimination in Africa and Asia –a ‘One Health’ approach to help animals and humans

Moving towards rabies elimination in Africa and Asia –a ‘One Health’ approach to help animals and humansRichard Mellanby, Stella Mazeri, Clinical Veterinary ResearchRabies is a…

From  Peter Crooks on October 11th, 2018 0 likes 47 plays 0  

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…

From  Peter Crooks on March 26th, 2018 0 likes 62 plays 0  

The effect of being born early on children and young people

Being born too soon or too small affects around 15 million babies around the world each year. Some of these babies grow and develop well, while others experience difficulties with development and…

From  Peter Crooks on March 1st, 2018 0 likes 80 plays 0  

A fat lot of good! Appendicitis and the benefits of specialised fat tissue

Appendicitis is the most common abdominal emergency needing surgery. One in 13 people will suffer from appendicitis at some point in their lives. During appendicitis, the appendix becomes inflamed…

From  Peter Crooks on January 30th, 2018 0 likes 85 plays 0  

Preterm birth: Can we do better?

Speakers Sarah Stock, MRC Centre for Reproductive Health; and Karen Chapman, BHF/UoE Centre for Cardiovascular Science Preterm birth: Can we do better?Preterm birth is when a baby is delivered before…

From  Peter Crooks on December 6th, 2017 0 likes 79 plays 0  

Vitamin D: hope or hype?

Speakers Richard Mellanby, and Iris Mair, MRC Centre for Inflammation ResearchInterest in vitamin D has rapidly grown in recent years with numerous studies linking a lack of vitamin D to the…

From  Peter Crooks on November 16th, 2017 0 likes 166 plays 0