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From Scouse to mouse: Vascular injury and repair - a research journey

Inaugural lecture of Professor Andy BakerHead of Centre for Cardiovascular Science, Gustav Born Chair of Vascular Biology Blood vessels supply essential nutrients and oxygen to the entire body.…

From  Peter Crooks on December 5th, 2019 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Seasonal Reproduction in Birds: From Seeing the Light to Weathering the Storm

Inaugural lecture of Professor Simone Meddle Personal Chair of Behavioural NeuroendocrinologyProfessor Simone Meddle will discuss research showing how the environment regulates the reproductive…

From  Peter Crooks on November 4th, 2019 0 likes 11 plays 0  

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 5 plays 0  

How Does RNA Fold?

How Does RNA Fold? Dr. Grzegorz Kudla, Principal Investigator, MRC Human Genetics UnitRecorded on 14th October, 2019 The Cross-Disciplinary Fellowship (XDF) Programme partners the School of…

From  Stephen Cass on October 18th, 2019 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Cross-Disciplinary Fellowship (XDF) Tutorial: Cracking The Genetic Code - What Are Proteins And How They Are Made

Cracking The Genetic Code - What Are Proteins And How They Are Made Dr. Carolina Uggenti, Post-doctoral Research Associate, Centre for Genomic & Experimental Medicine. Recorded on 7th…

From  Stephen Cass on October 18th, 2019 0 likes 20 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 58 plays 0  

BioPOD April 2019: Chicken Bioreactor

In this podcast episode, we interview Dr Lissa Herron from the Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh on her research. Quote: "In chickens you can make human proteins that are of a…

From  Annette Caroline Georgia Peach on October 3rd, 2019 0 likes 7 plays 0  

MSc Paediatric Emergency Medicine: Elizabeth Oyenusi, student testimonial

Paediatric consultant Elizabeth from Nigeria is a student on the online MSc Paediatric Emergency Medicine, where the tutors guide her to use the resources available to give the best care to her…

From  Lauren Johnston-Smith on September 25th, 2019 1 likes 175 plays 0  

MVetSci Conservation Medicine: Nidhi Rajput, student testimonial

Nidhi, a wildlife vet from India, has found that studying the MVetSci in Conservation Medicine has helped her redesign her strategies so they work better for the animals in her country. Nidhi is a…

From  Lauren Johnston-Smith on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 13 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:

From  Nicholas Kelly on September 16th, 2019 0 likes 360 plays 0  

Master of Public Health online: Chizoba Abone, student testimonial

Chizoba, a doctor from Nigeria, talks how studying an online Master of Public Health has changed the way she approaches her work. Chizoba is a recipient of a scholarship from the Commonwealth…

From  Lauren Johnston-Smith on September 12th, 2019 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Anne Rowling Clinic announcement Sep 2019

J.K. Rowling donates further £15m to multiple sclerosis research The author J.K. Rowling has donated £15.3m to the University of Edinburgh to help improve the lives of people with…

From  Rebecca Devon on September 11th, 2019 0 likes 353 plays 0  

Nazir Lone ACE lecture 22nd July2019

Alcohol-related liver disease in the ICU: using data to inform decision-making

From  Duncan Paxton on August 27th, 2019 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Bio-engineer David Gow on rehabilitation medicine

Excerpt from oral history with bio-engineer David Gow (DG), interviewed for Lothian Health Services Archive by Carmen Hesketh (CH). Transcription: CH: “Why is rehabilitation medicine seen as…

From  Louise Williams on August 2nd, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

MRC Festival of Medical Research event - Shining a light on Genetic Disorders

MRC Festival - Shining a Light on Genetic Disorders. Tuesday 18th June 2019 IGMM

From  Stephen Cass on June 27th, 2019 0 likes 6 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 125 plays 0