Bronze Athena SWAN award
The CRH, as part of the QMRI, has received a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition for its commitment to women’s career development. read more »
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Advising the Government
Professor Sharpe was one of 11 UK scientists who participated in a roundtable discussion on 'Endocrine Disruptors' with the Government Chief Scientific Advisor (Sir Mark Walport) in Downing Street on May 28th. The meeting was aimed at formulating the UK position on impending changes in legislation and regulation of environmental endocrine disruptors in Europe.
McCloskey C, Rada C, Bailey E, McCavera S, van den Berg HA, Atia J, Rand DA, Shmygol A, Chan YW, Quenby S, Brosens JJ, Vatish M, Zhang J, Denton JS, Taggart MJ, Kettleborough C, Tickle D, Jerman J, Wright P, Dale T, Kanumilli S, Trezise DJ, Thornton S, Brown P, Catalano R, Lin N, England SK, Blanks AM. (2014) The inwardly rectifying K+ channel KIR7.1 controls uterine excitability throughout pregnancy. EMBO Mol Med. 2014 Jul 23. pii: e201403944. doi: 10.15252/emmm.201403944. [Epub ahead of print]. click here to view »
Boardman JP, Walley A, Ball G, Takousis P, Krishnan ML, Hughes-Carre L, Aljabar P, Serag A, King C, Merchant N, Srinivasan L, Froguel P, Hajnal J, Rueckert D, Counsell S, Edwards AD. Common Genetic Variants and Risk of Brain Injury After Preterm Birth. Pediatrics. 2014 May 12; click here to view »
Greaves E, Cousins FL, Murray A, Esnal-Zufiurre A , Fassbender A, Horne AW, Saunders PTK. (2014) A Novel Mouse Model of Endometriosis Mimics Human Phenotype and Reveals Insights into the Inflammatory Contribution of Shed Endometrium. Am J Path. 184:1930-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2014.03.011.
The paper was highlighted in an Am J Path press release and on their facebook page. click here to view »
Yeo, E-J, Cassetta, L, Qian, B-Z, Lewkowich, I, Li, J-F, Stefater, JA, III, Smith, AN, Wiechmann, LS, Wang, Y, Pollard, JW*, and Lang, R.A*. (2014) Myeloid WNT7b mediates the angiogenic switch and metastasis in breast cancer. Cancer Research 2014 Jun 1;74(11):2962-73. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472. * Co-corresponding authors. click here to view »
Horne AW, Skubisz MM, Tong S, Duncan WC, Neil P, Wallace EM, Johns TG. Combination gefitinib and methotrexate treatment for non-tubal ectopic pregnancies: a case series. Hum Reprod. 2014 May 7. [Epub ahead of print] click here to view »
Congratulations to Dr Karen Kilcoyne on winning the best poster prize (out of >360) at the recent World Congress of Reproductive Biology (WCRB) in Edinburgh, for her poster on ‘Early life programming of adult Leydig cell function’
Congratulations again to Karen and to
Dr Tom Chambers, who were joint winners of the best oral presentations at the British Andrology Society satellite meeting that preceded the WCRB meeting.