REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Tuesday 22nd May 2018

Title:  “Understanding and subverting leukocytic responses to sterile injury” Speaker:  Dr Aleksandar Ivetic, King’s College London. Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor, Medical School. Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Abstract:  Inflammatory cells, such as monocytes and neutrophils are absolutely essential for keeping infections at bay. Intriguingly, the same immune cells can exacerbate “sterile (non-infectious) injury” in…

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SITraN Lunchtime Seminar: Monday 21 May 2018, 13:00 – 14:00: Dr Joanna Elson, Lecturer, University of Newcastle

Title:  “New perspectives on mitochondrial variation in Human disease” Speaker:  Dr Joanna Elson, Institute of Genetic Medicine, University of Newcastle Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2HQ Biography I am a lecturer who has worked in the team for nearly fifteen years. I look at mtDNA disease through the prism of evolution, and apply informatics…

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Mellanby Centre Seminar Series – Friday 18 May 2018

The next Mellanby Centre external seminar will be as follows: Friday 18 May 2018 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LYC7JvsfKf2IIlEVOZ0jhJYVYGlI7reK/view?usp=sharingProfessor Niklas Rye Jørgensen, University of Southern Denmark Title: ‘The role of purinergic signalling in bone’ at:          1.00 to 2.00 pm Venue:  LT02, B Floor, Medical School All are welcome.

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Tuesday 8th May 2018

Title: “Fabry disease: new insights on molecular pathogenesis and treatment” Speaker:  Professor Hans-Peter Marti, University of Bergen. Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Time:  1:15pm – 2:15pm Abstract: Fabry disease, also known as Anderson-Fabry disease, is a clinically heterogeneous, X-linked lysosomal storage disorder first described in 1898 by Johannes Fabry and William Anderson. The…

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Public Engagement Event – Friday 1st June 2018

A powerful play, following five women diagnosed with breast cancer who find friendship, camaraderie and support online. Followed by an open discussion, led by Professor Peter Bath from the University of Sheffield. The play was developed from a study led by Professor Peter Bath, University of Sheffield. The study explored the experiences of women with…

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