UKRI-BBSRC/FAPESP Grant Award

£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


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

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


Zinc-net meeting

The Metal Ions in Medicine team recently attended the 2019 Zinc-net meeting in Cambridge, UK.

25th January 2019 | news


Heart Matters

Could fat in your bloodstream cause blood clots?

30th October 2018 | news


Frontiers in Cardiovascular Biology (FCVB)

Dr Alan Stewart, Dr Siavash Khazaipoul and Amelie Sobczak recently attended the Frontiers in Cardiovascular Biology (FCVB) meeting in Vienna.

11th May 2018 | news


BHF at the Dundee Science Festival

Our British Heart Foundation funded students Gavin Robertson, Amy Dorward and Amelie Sobczak took part in the 2017 Dundee Science festival hosted by the BHF.

10th November 2017 | news


European Society of Cardiology Basic Science Summer School in Nice

Amélie Sobczak, PhD student with Dr Alan Stewart, recently attended the Basic Science Summer School in Nice organised by the European Society of Cardiology.

8th August 2017 | news


China Visit

Dr Alan Stewart was recently in Xining, Qinghai Province, China, where he delivered seminars in two Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Institutes.

25th July 2017 | news


Macular Society Roadshow

On May 16th Dr Alan Stewart gave a talk at the Macular Society Roadshow held at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh.

19th May 2017 | news


BHF and MSPs visit

On the 24th March three local MSPs, together with representatives from the British Heart Foundation were in St Andrews to hear about the cutting-edge cardiovascular research being carried out in the School of Medicine.

24th March 2017 | news