ECLS trial shows reduction in late-stage diagnoses of lung cancer

Lung cancer affects more than 5000 people every year in Scotland and within a year 4000 have died, usually because the diagnosis is made too late for curative treatment. Now results from the Early detection of Cancer of the Lung …

31st July 2020 | news


Visit to Improvement Academy at NHS Tayside

ScotGEM students visited the Improvement Academy with students from University of Dundee School of Medicine for a morning of learning and interaction with the theme of ‘Making A Difference’.

4th April 2019 | news


Ministerial Launch of ScotGEM programme

The School of Medicine was delighted to host Jeane Freeman MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport, during her recent visit to launch the ScotGEM Programme.

17th October 2018 | news


Dundee Science Festival

A joint team from the School of Medicine St Andrews and NHS Fife took part in the Dundee Science Festival.

10th October 2018 | news


MRSA emerged years before methicillin was even discovered

Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) emerged long before the introduction of the antibiotic methicillin into clinical practice, according to researchers at the University of St Andrews.

20th July 2017 | news


Scotland’s first Graduate Medical Programme

Scotland’s first Graduate Medical Programme, designed to meet the current and future needs of the country’s NHS, will be delivered by the University of St Andrews together with the universities of Dundee and the Highlands and Islands, it has been …

15th June 2016 | news