Gibson DA, Greaves E, Critchley HOD, Saunders PTK (2015) Estrogen-dependent regulation of human uterine natural killer cells promotes vascular remodelling via secretion of CCL2. Hum Reprod pii: dev067 PMID 25820695 [Epub ahead of print]
Kitamura, T., Qian, B-Z., Soong, D., Cassetta, L., Noy, R., Sugano, G., Kato, Y., and Pollard, J.W. (2015) CCL2-Induced Chemokine Cascade Promotes Breast Cancer Metastasis by Enhancing Retention of Metastasis-Associated Macrophages. Journal for Experimental Medicine. Doi: 10.1084/jem.20141836 / PMID 26056232.
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 »
Sander van den Driesche, Chris McKinnell, Ana Calarrão, Laura Kennedy, Gary R. Hutchison, Lenka Hrabalkova,
Matthew S. Jobling, Sheila Macpherson, Richard A. Anderson, Richard M. Sharpe, and Rod T. Mitchell
Comparative Effects of Di(n-Butyl) Phthalate Exposure on Fetal Germ Cell Development in the Rat and in Human Fetal Testis Xenografts
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 »
Devasuda Anblagan, Mark E. Bastin, Sarah Sparrow, Chinthika Piyasena, Rozalia Pataky, Emma J. Moore, Ahmed Serag, Alastair Graham Wilkinson, Jonathan D. Clayden, Scott I. Semple, James P. Boardman Tract shape modeling detects changes associated with preterm birth and neuroprotective treatment effects NeuroImage: Clinical, Volume 8, 2015, Pages 51-58 »
Dr Rod Mitchell has received media wide attention after the publication of the following Research Article: FETAL DEVELOPMENT
Prolonged exposure to acetaminophen reduces testosterone production by the human fetal testis in a xenograft model read full publication »
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Professor Jeffrey Pollard, Dr Takanori Kitamura, and his team have received media attention following the publication of the research article: “CCL2-Induced Chemokine Cascade Promotes Breast Cancer Metastasis by Enhancing Retention of Metastasis-Associated Macrophages.” The article was published in “the Journal for Experimental Medicine” in June.
At the AGM of TENOVUS Scotland in June 2015 Professor Critchley received the Lady Margaret MacLellan Award 2014 for contributions to 'Women's Health'.
A Summer Studentship from the Society for Endocrinology has been awarded to Hazel Murray who will work with Greg Armstrong in Professor Critchley's group. Society for Endocrinology website »
Professor Jeffrey Pollard
We are pleased to announce Professor Jeffrey Pollard has been elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh as of January 2015.
The organisation works to place learning and useful knowledge at the centre of public life in Scotland. We are delighted by this honour, which recognises both his academic work and public service.
Professor Jeffrey Pollard is co-chairing the AACR Special Conference on Tumor Metastasis. The event will be held in Austin, Texas from
Monday, November 30, 2015 to Thursday, December 3, 2015. read more »
The 2016 Edinburgh Clinical Research Methodology Course
Thursday 25th to
Friday 26th February, 2016
To be held at the John McIntyre Centre,
Pollock Halls Campus,
Further details coming soon.
Study from the Tommy’s Centre for Maternal and Fetal Health shows that children of obese mothers face risk of early death. read more »