Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Tuesday 24th October 2017

Title: “T-cell immunity in Myocardial Infarction and Healing”. Speaker: Professor Ioakim Spyridopoulos, Newcastle University. Venue: Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Time: 12noon – 1:00pm Abstract: Over the last decade, the immunological component of cardiovascular disease has garnered increasing interest and study. Coronary artery disease is now known to be largely an inflammatory process…

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SITraN Seminar: Monday 18 September 2017: 13:00 – 14:00: Professor Jackie Hunter, Chief Executive Officer of Benevolent Bio, London

Title:  “The importance of AI on Drug Discovery” Speaker:  Professor Jackie Hunter, Chief Executive, Benevolent Bio, CBE PhD HonDSc FMedSci FBPharmacolS FRSB Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2HQ Background Jackie Hunter is the Chief Executive Officer of Benevolent Bio. Benevolent Bio unites traditional pharmaceutical development methodology with Artificial Intelligence to augment…

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PhD Student Demonstrates her Skills and Collects Two Awards in the Process

Second year PhD student, Karishma Chhabria from the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease, has recently been awarded two prizes for demonstrating her research skills. Karishma’s first prize was awarded for the ‘Best one-minute poster pitch’ in the Neuroimaging session at the Sheffield Neuroscience conference, 2017. The Sheffield neuroscience meeting was a one day…

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SITraN Seminar: Monday 11 September 2017: 13:00 – 14:00: Maike Glitsch, Associate Professor of Biomedical Science, University of Oxford

Title:  “Proton-sensing receptors and brain cells in health and disease” Speaker:   Maike Glitsch, Associate of Biomedical Science, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2HQ Background Maike Glitsch gained a degree in Biological Sciences in 1995 (University of Göttingen and Max Planck Institute…

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