Celebrating Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2021

This week is Scottish Apprenticeship Week, an annual celebration of the positive impact work-based learning has on individuals. The School of Medicine welcomed Rachel Horn in August 2019, becoming the school’s first Modern Apprentice in Business Administration. Rachel began her …

1st March 2021 | news


Obituary – Sandy Smith

It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of one of our Patient Partners Sandy Smith.  Sandy has been a Patient Partner (formerly known as volunteer patient) at the School of Medicine since 2014.  He has been …

10th February 2021 | news


AI-Empowered Personalised Medicine System to Improve Cancer Treatments

AI-Empowered Personalised Medicine System to Improve Cancer Treatments: KATY Kicks Off Activities New Horizon 2020 project will bring AI-based medical knowledge to the fingertips of clinicians and clinical researchers 9 February, Rome, Italy – The newly launched KATY project has …

9th February 2021 | cmed


Funding awarded for TB research

The St Andrews tuberculosis research group together with global health partners have won a €4.9 million grant from the European Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP).  Led by Prof Kogieleum Naidoo, of CAPRISA in Kwa-Zulu Natal, the TRiAD consortium seeks to determine how …

29th December 2020 | igh


Exercise prescriptions needed to get patients active

A nation-wide health initiative, that will be rolled out widely in GP practices next year, will only work if formal referrals and prescriptions are used, according to a new study led by the University of St Andrews. Social prescribing is a …

11th December 2020 | news


Dean of Medicine made an Honorary Fellow of the British Pharmacological Society

Prof David Crossman has been made an Honorary Life Fellow of the British Pharmacological Society in recognition of sustained excellence and leadership in science, healthcare, and public service.  This is a fabulous achievement and marks his work furthering the disciplines …

3rd December 2020 | news


Diabetes Educational Meeting

The School of Medicine is delighted to continue its long support of Prof Ian Campbell, Emeritus Professor of Medicine, and Merck in running a Post-Graduate educational meeting,  ‘Expanding the Benefits of Metformin: Research and Clinical Update’ which took place on …

17th November 2020 | news


St Andrews academic co-opted to support UK Covid-19 response

Dr Muge Cevik from the School of Medicine at the University of St Andrews has been appointed to support the UK Government’s scientific advisory group. She has been co-opted to NERVTAG (New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group) as a …

11th November 2020 | Covid-19


Obituary – Alan Gibb

Alan Gibb, a former Senior Lecturer at the University of St Andrews and instrumental in the introduction of the OSCE, has passed away.

29th September 2020 | news


Young Academy of Scotland

Dr Gozde Ozakinci has been invited to be a member of RSE Young Academy of Scotland.  As part of this membership, Dr Ozakinci will work on connecting various disciplines with the aim of facilitating signposting and social prescribing activities

29th September 2020 | news