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

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


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

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


Dundee Science Festival – Air Street

Amy Dorward recently took part in the Dundee Science Festival where she volunteered at the British Heart Foundation’s “Air Street”.

11th October 2018 | news


2018 Trace Elements in Biology and Medicine – FASEB

Dr Samantha Pitt was invited to present her work at the meeting and gave a talk entitled “Cardiac dysfunction and the role of zinc in sarcoplasmic reticulum remodelling”.

13th June 2018 | news


60th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society

The Pitt lab attended Biophysics 2016 in Los Angeles BROand presented their work on zinc signalling.

3rd March 2016 | news


Zinc at the heart of a new study

New research led by the University of St Andrews reveals that zinc plays a key role in contributing to diseases such as heart failure and fatal arrhythmias

13th July 2015 | news