myTube launch: an educational resource on tube feeding in MND

Date: Thurs 30th March, 13:00-15:45 Location: SITraN (Sheffield Institue for Translational Neuroscience), 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2HQ SITraN and Sheffield MND Care Centre recently launched myTube – an online education resource about gastrostomy tube feeding in MND, aimed at patients and carers. It is also of great value to professional carers and Health Care…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Wednesday 22nd March 2017

Title:  “Macrophage dynamics in helminth infection: Insights into type 2 immunity and tissue repair” Speaker:  Professor Judith Allen, University of Manchester Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Abstract:  Macrophages activated by the Th2 cytokines IL-4 and IL-13 are found in high numbers at the site of helminth infection. Macrophage…

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AURDM Seminar: 15 March From Gamete to Grandad; The Paternal Origins of Offspring Programming

Fertile Ground Seminar Series Date: Wednesday 15 March 2017 Time: 1200-1300 Title: From gamete to granddad; the paternal origins of offspring programming Speaker: Dr Adam Watkins, Aston University Venue: Ian Cooke Lecture Theatre, Level 4, Jessop Wing Dr Watkins’ research is focused on investigations into the impact of parental nutrition on offspring health.  He was…

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SITraN Seminar: Monday 06 March 2017: 13:00 – 14:00 – Dr. Konstantinos Ampatzis, Assistant Professor, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm

Title:        “Changing the operational range of the spinal locomotor network: Cholinergic input to MNs”                                  Speaker:  Dr. Konstantinos Ampatzis, Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden     Venue:      Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Monday 6th March 2017

Title:  “Onset of viral encephalitis made clear in zebrafish” Speaker:  Dr Jean-Pierre Levraud, Institut Pasteur, Paris Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Abstract:  Many viruses that generally cause mild disease sometimes reach the central nervous system (CNS) of a few individuals with devastating results. To better understand the host…

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