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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 2 Months ago 0 likes 12 views 0  

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…

From  Deirdre Davison 7 Months ago 0 likes 93 views 0  

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…

From  Jenny Durkin 8 Months ago 0 likes 50 views 0  

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Simon Riley and Richard Smith on the Reproductive Biology Wikipedia assignment

Dr. Simon Riley and Dr. Richard Smith of the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health were interviewed in March 2018 about the Wikipedia research assignment Senior Honours students on the Reproductive…

From  Ewan McAndrew 9 Months ago 0 likes 16 views 0  

Mending myelin: orchestrating brain repair in MS

In her inaugural lecture Professor Anna Williams discusses how studying human MS brain tissue and laboratory models of remyelination can increase our understanding of how this repair process works…

From  Peter Crooks 9 Months ago 0 likes 317 views 0  

Wikipedia and Information Literacy - Academic Support Librarian Ruth Jenkins

Ruth Jenkins, Academic Support Librarian at the University of Edinburgh Medical School, discusses the Wikipedia research assignment on the Reproductive Biology Honours programme and her own evolving…

From  Ewan McAndrew 10 Months ago 0 likes 49 views 0  

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Eve Sealy, Senior Honours student on the Reproductive Honours programme

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Eve Sealy, Senior Honours student on the Reproductive Honours programme, was interviewed in March 2018 about her experiences researching and writing Wikipedia articles on…

From  Ewan McAndrew 10 Months ago 0 likes 15 views 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 10 Months ago 0 likes 59 views 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 11 Months ago 0 likes 64 views 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 A year ago 0 likes 74 views 0