NEXT SEMINAR Autumn/Winter series
Monday 30th November 2015 Ovarian cancer : incorporating genomics, metabolomics, datasets and algorithms into diagnostic trials
Dr. Sudha Sundar,
University of Birmingham
Host: Professor Andrew Horne
Holm Hansen CH, Warner P, Parker RA, Walker BR, Critchley HO, Weir CJ. (2015) Development of a Bayesian response-adaptive trial design for the Dexamethasone for Excessive Menstruation study. Stat Methods Med Res doi: 10.1177/0962280215606155 [Epub ahead of print] PMID 26423728 click to view »
Prof Jeffrey Pollard gave an interview published on the MRC Insight page on why he came back to his roots “Why I decided to swap the US for the MRC”: read the MRC post »
A long-term study into the causes of premature birth has been launched by Sarah Brown, wife of former prime minister Gordon Brown.
The Theirworld Edinburgh Birth Cohort will track the development of 400 babies, mostly born before 32 weeks, following them through to adulthood.
The research at the University of Edinburgh MRC Centre for Reproductive Health is being funded with a £1.5m grant from the global children's charity Theirworld, of which Ms Brown is founder and president.
Print: Times, Daily Mail, the i, Daily Express, Sun, Herald, Scotsman, Daily Record, Courier, Evening Times
Online: BBC News online, STV.com, Belfast Telegraph, Scotsman, The National, Google News summary read more »
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 »
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.
Director of the CRH, Professor Jeffrey Pollard, reveals 'Why I decided to swap the US for the MRC'. read the full story »
Professor Lee Smith has been honoured by the American Society of Andrology. read more »
Anne Saunderson, a member of Richard Anderson's team tells of her journey to help with a Clinical Trial in Sierra Leone. read more »
50% of the Time, Infertility Is a Mans Problem. Here’s Why.
Male Infertility: Incidence, Causes, Treatments and Options for Affected Couples
Article by Professor Richard Sharpe read more »
NEW TISSUE REPAIR PHD PROGRAMME
The University of Edinburgh has been awarded a new 4yr PhD programme by the Wellcome Trust. read more »
At the AGM of TENOVUS Scotland in June 2015 Professor Critchley received the Lady Margaret MacLellan Award 2014 for contributions to 'Women's Health'.
Public Lecture Series
2015-2016 Lets talk about health
Understanding Disease is all about advancing our knowledge of health and what goes wrong in disease. Join us to hear about new research in our University that is increasing our understanding of diseases and providing new advances in treatment.
Our first talk will also feature tours of the optical imaging labs, as well as hands on activities in the café, both with great opportunities for school pupils, and members of the public to speak with young scientists about their work at the university.
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,
Edinburgh, Scotland View the website »
Study from the Tommy’s Centre for Maternal and Fetal Health shows that children of obese mothers face risk of early death. read more »