PhD Opportunity

*Eastbio*: Decoding the genetics of cognitive functions University of St Andrews Dr Silvia Paracchini Deadline: 16th December 2021   Project description How did human cognitive abilities evolve? What are the genes involved in cognition? Are different cognitive functions, such as …

15th October 2021 | cmed


PhD Opportunity

*Eastbio*: Serum albumin glycation and its impact on Zn2+-dependent haemostasis and insulin dynamics University of St Andrews Dr Alan Stewart & Dr Carlos Penedo Deadline: 16th December 2021 Project description Zinc is an essential micronutrient in mammals, vital to virtually …

15th October 2021 | cmed


School of Medicine purchases state of the art ultrasound equipment to enhance clinical skills curriculum

Monroe Maximillian Broad, the son of an Alumnus of the School of Medicine in St Andrews University, kindly bequeathed part of his estate to the Medical School five years ago. This generous donation enabled the purchase of five state of the art cart-based ultrasound scanners manufactured by GE Healthcare. This has enabled our students to gain vital practical experience using ultrasound technology to integrate their Anatomy …

15th October 2021 | news


The World Rural Health Conference 2022 (“Rural Wonca”)

The World Rural Health Conference 2022 (“Rural Wonca”) will be hosted jointly by the University of Limerick, Irish College of General Practice and the Irish Rural, Island and Dispensing Doctors of Ireland from 17th-20th June 2022.   Dr. Robert Scully (Deputy Director, ScotGEM), has been invited to …

13th October 2021 | edu


Innovation for African Universities (IAU) grant awarded

  Dr Wilber Sabiiti and partners at Ghanaian University of Health Sciences and University of Cape Coast have been awarded the Innovation for African Universities (IAU) grant.  The grant will facilitate the establishment of long-term institutional partnerships focusing on translation …

12th October 2021 | igh


PhD student recognised for research at Explorathon ’21 HerStory Makers

The Explorathon HerStory Makers is a competition for female-identifying researchers to share their inspirational stories in research. The competition comprises researchers across Scotland and Europe and allows them to pitch their research, and themselves, in a digital format to make …

9th October 2021 | news


New collaboration with the University of Bonn

Collaborative research is of growing importance at the University of St Andrews. One such initiative that encourages the development of cross-border conversations and networks is the collaborative research grant between the University of St Andrews and the University of Bonn. Piloting this year, the grant is designed to establish …

7th October 2021 | cmed


New School President

Anna Apara, 3rd year medical student at the University, has been appointed School of Medicine President for the academic year 2021/2022. Anna is from Toronto, Canada, although having grown up just outside of London. Aside from medicine, Anna is passionate …

5th October 2021 | news


Dr Hernandez Santiago appointed to SAPG

Dr Virginia Hernandez Santiago, Clinical Lecturer in General Practice at the School of Medicine, has recently been appointed to the Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group (SAPG). The group, established in 2008 at the request of the Scottish Government, promotes the safe …

30th September 2021 | igh


The global fight against tuberculosis

Medical research is one of the most important outputs for a university, with breakthroughs potentially saving lives around the world. Professor Stephen Gillespie and colleagues at the School of Medicine have done just this, developing global capacity to improve tuberculosis treatment by developing shorter, safer drug regimens, and improved diagnostics for monitoring treatment. Heat map of tuberculosis …

30th September 2021 | igh