Covid-19 – Ask the experts

During April and May 2020, ‘three ask the expert’ sessions were held for staff to answer their queries on Covid-19. These were introduced by Prof Stephen Gethins. The panel included Prof Stephen Gillespie and Dr Devesh Dhasmana from the division …

20th April 2020 | Covid-19


Longitude Prize

The Orbital Diagnostics team is in the running for the £8 million Longitude Prize for their SLIC device.

15th November 2018 | news


New trial to combat TB

Scientists at the School of Medicine are leading the medical monitoring of a new clinical trial to treat tuberculosis more quickly.

5th September 2018 | news


Innovative diagnostic test for tuberculosis could save millions of lives

LifeArc and the Infection Group, led by Professor Stephen Gillespie announced a partnership to develop a molecular diagnostic test for the detection and quantification of tuberculosis (TB) bacteria in patients.

8th August 2018 | news


MBLA Conference

the first ever Molecular bacterial load assay (MBLA) stakeholders conference was held at the University of St Andrews, 11th – 13th June 2018.

25th June 2018 | news


MBLA Conference

Experts from around the world are gathered in St Andrews to learn how to dramatically cut the time needed to diagnose tuberculosis to save hundreds of thousands of lives.

13th June 2018 | news


SLIC wins another award!

The Orbital diagnostics team won the innovation of the year award at the Scottish Enterprise Life Science awards.

17th May 2018 | news


Times Higher Education University Innovation of the year

The Orbital Diagnostics, which is a spin out company from the School of Medicine, were shortlisted for the Times Higher Education University Innovation of the year for their SLIC technology.

5th December 2017 | news


World TB Day

Professor Stephen Gillespie, Sir James Black Chair of Medicine, has been interviewed about tuberculosis for the Lancet Respiratory Medicine World TB day issue that is now available.

24th March 2017 | news


Elected to The Royal Society of Edinburgh

Congratulations go to Professor Stephen Gillespie who has been elected to The Royal Society of Edinburgh.

15th February 2017 | news