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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  

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  

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 on May 31st, 2018 0 likes 56 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 63 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  

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…

From  Jillian Hosie on March 14th, 2017 0 likes 83 plays 0  

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…

From  Jillian Hosie on March 14th, 2017 0 likes 42 plays 0