World’s biggest study of left-handedness

From Leonardo da Vinci to Oprah Winfrey, and from Napoleon Bonaparte to Jimi Hendrix the talents of left-handers have been celebrated across the generations. However, the prevalence of people who favour their left hand over their right has always been …

3rd April 2020 | news


Molecular Approaches to Malaria Conference

From the 23rd-27th February 2020, Damilola Oresegun, PhD student with Dr Janet Cox Singh attended the Molecular Approaches to Malaria (MAM) conference in Lorne, Australia.  Taking place every 4 years, MAM aims to present the latest molecular advances in malaria …

18th March 2020 | news


Science Discovery Day 2020

A team from the School of Medicine led a series of fun activities aimed at engaging, entertaining and teaching children about medical science and first aid at the University of St Andrews’ Annual Science Discovery Day on Saturday 7th March …

9th March 2020 | news


Celebrating Scottish Apprentice Week 2020

Under the banner “Talent Without Limits”, 23 apprentices from across the University of St Andrews including the School of Medicine’s Business Administration apprentice, Rachel Horn enjoyed a fun day of team building exercises led by the 255 Scottish Medical Regiment …

6th March 2020 | news


Head of BHF Scotland visits St Andrews

  On the 27th February James Joplin, the new Head of BHF Scotland visited the University of St Andrews to see the cutting edge medical and biomedical research carried out at the university. During the visit he met a number …

4th March 2020 | news


John Bradley Clinical Research Programme – Endocrinology

Summer research experience with the John Bradley Clinical Research Programme   Over the past summer, Amanda Kung (3rd year BSc student) participated in the John Bradley Clinical Research Programme in Toronto, Ontario. She was assigned to the Endocrinology department at …

16th October 2019 | news


International Society for Zinc Biology 2019 meeting and Kyoto Lab Visit

3rd year BHF-funded PhD student Amy Dorward (Pitt lab) and Dr Gavin Robertson (PDRA; Pitt lab) visited Prof Hiroshi Takeshima’s lab at the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Science, Kyoto University, Japan between 9th August – 14th September 2019. During this …

10th October 2019 | news


Dorothy Miller bursary presentations: Sharing experiences in Malawi

The three students who were awarded Dorothy Miller Bursaries this year, Sofia Garcia Agudo, Sarah Alvi and Sarah Eshkour, gave great presentations about their experiences in Malawi this summer to an audience of interested second year students and members of …

7th October 2019 | news


Scotland Malawi Partnership Member Awards 2019

The many threads of the School’s research and teaching activity in Malawi were represented at the Annual Scotland Malawi Partnership Member Awards event, which was held on the 5 September 2019 in Edinburgh’s City Chambers. The event was presided over …

1st October 2019 | news


The SMERT project ends in success

Funded by the European and Developing countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP), the two-year project brought together four institutions in Tanzania: National Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) through its Mbeya Medical Research Centre and National Health Research and Ethics Committee (NatHREC), …

1st October 2019 | news