UKRI-BBSRC/FAPESP Grant Award

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£1M UKRI-BBSRC/FAPESP Grant Award to Alan Stewart: A “speciomic” toolkit to investigate fatty acid-mediated changes in plasma zinc speciation and their physiological effects Dr Alan Stewart has been awarded £978,876 from the BBSRC to fund a new bilateral project entitled …

19th July 2021 | cmed


PhD student continues cardiovascular research with new BHF-funded Research Fellow project

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Amy Dorward, a PhD student at the University of St Andrew’s School of Medicine, has begun a research fellow post at the University, a 3-year project grant funded by the British Heart Foundation. Amy, whose ambition is to have a …

6th July 2021 | cmed


PhD Graduation for Roopam Gupta

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Congratulations to Roopam Gupta for completing his PhD without any corrections from the School of Medicine and the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of St Andrews. His PhD thesis investigated the applications of machine learning in biophotonics …

2nd July 2021 | cmed


New St. Andrews graduate hopes to continue learning journey

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Another graduate from St. Andrews School of Medicine is set to virtually “cross the stage” this Friday.  Quenton Hurst, is the newest graduate with a master’s in molecular medicine. Following a year navigating the dynamics of online learning in the …

1st July 2021 | cmed


MSc (Res) Graduation for Sydney Brown

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The School of Medicine would like to send a big congratulations to Sydney Brown, who graduates on Friday from the University of St. Andrews after completing an MSc in Research of Medicine.  Sydney started off her education in California, where …

30th June 2021 | cmed


Dr Samantha Pitt named as President-elect for the International Society for Zinc Biology

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Dr Samantha Pitt, a senior lecturer at the School of Medicine, has been elected as the new president-elect for the International Society for Zinc Biology (ISZB). The ISZB brings together scientists from different parts of the world with common interests …

20th May 2021 | cmed


PhD student publishes new paper

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The School of Medicine sends a big congratulations to PhD student, Angela Martinelli, who recently published a paper, based on her PhD thesis, in the Human Molecular Genetics journal. The study focused on developmental language disorder, diagnosed when children show …

28th April 2021 | cmed


St Andrews alumna sets out for new opportunity at Princeton

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St Andrews alumna sets out for new opportunity at Princeton    Dr Rebeca Diaz Vazquez, a research fellow at St Andrews, is leaving for Princeton University to take up a postdoctoral research position at the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics.  …

15th March 2021 | cmed


St Andrews study suggests zinc could be key to new diabetes treatments

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Researchers at the University of St Andrews say a greater understanding of how zinc is handled in our body could lead to improved treatments for people with diabetes. The team of scientists, funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF), have …

1st March 2021 | cmed


AI-Empowered Personalised Medicine System to Improve Cancer Treatments

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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