PhD Opportunity

Defining the role of de novo DNA methylation in the regulation of female fertility University of St Andrews, School of Medicine, St Andrews, United Kingdom Applications accepted until opportunity filled Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only) Project Description Ovulation disorders …

27th November 2019 | PGR Opportunities


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


Explorathon 2019

On Saturday 28th of September a team of staff from the School of Medicine delivered sessions on breathing, balance, heart and kidney dissections, prosthetic joints and recycling at Explorathon 2019 in Dundee Science Centre. Over 650 people visited the centre …

30th September 2019 | news


Sir James Mackenzie Institute for Early Diagnosis Launch

Early diagnosis key to survival   A new institute, created to help improve earlier diagnosis of cancer, cardiovascular disease, mental health and infection, has been launched at the University of St Andrews.   Early diagnosis is key in effective treatment, …

24th September 2019 | news


New blood test trialled on 12,000 Scots catches lung cancer early

Lung cancer is the most common cause of death from cancer in Scotland, with a quarter of all cancer deaths attributed to lung cancer. The current five-year survival rate is approximately 60% for stage I lung cancer but is only …

18th September 2019 | news


John Bradley Clinical Research Program

Over the summer, third year medical student Janan Illango took part in the John Bradley Clinical Research Program held in Toronto, Canada. The John Bradley Clinical Research Program has two core components: a) learning and demonstrating core competencies in applied …

3rd September 2019 | news