Funding to support key research into multimorbidity

Two new major research grants have been won by collaborations involving the School of Medicine to further develop their work in multimorbidity. Multimorbidity, when a person has two or more long term health conditions, is a key public health challenge. …

20th September 2021 | news

Unlocking the spread of Covid-19

Medical scientists at the University of St Andrews have joined forces with data scientists Blue Hat Associates to further medical research and understanding about the spread of Covid-19 within the community. How Covid-19 spreads within the community and individual households remains …

11th June 2020 | Covid-19

Funding awarded from the CSO for research into Covid-19

Researchers from the School of Medicine have been awarded funding from the Government’s Chief Scientist Office following their funding call for for Scottish-led rapid research in Covid-19.   Dr Ruth Bowness will lead Multiscale mathematical model to simulate Covid-19 infection, …

30th April 2020 | Covid-19

Sir James Mackenzie Institute for Early Diagnosis Launch

Early diagnosis key to survival   A new institute, created to help improve earlier diagnosis of cancer, cardiovascular disease, mental health and infection, has been launched at the University of St Andrews.   Early diagnosis is key in effective treatment, …

24th September 2019 | cmed

New appointment

We are delighted to announce a new professorial appointment in the medical school. Colin McCowan has been appointed Professor in Health Data Science from January 2018.

16th November 2018 | news