REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Thursday 25th May 2017

Title:  “Endothelial cell fluid shear stress sensing in vascular health and disease” Speaker:  Professor Martin Schwartz, University of Manchester. Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Venue:  Lecture Theatre 2, B Floor Medical School. Abstract:  Atherosclerosis occurs at specific regions of arteries characterized by disturbances in blood flow patterns. Plaques form as a consequence of synergies between flow…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Wednesday 10th May 2017

Title:  “How does Endothelial Organelle Size and Golgi Architecture control Haemostasis?” Speaker:  Professor Dan Cutler, University College London. Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Abstract:  The endothelial secretory organelles called Weibel-Palade bodies contain the haemostatic factor von Willebrand Factor, mutations in which cause the commonest human inherited bleeding disorder,…

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Dying matters in Sheffield

How can you help yourself and others cope with death and dying? Talking about death can be difficult, but you can’t go through life without talking about death. To raise awareness of Dying Matters Week, free events are being held across Sheffield to help you get more active with planning for death and dying, and…

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Department of Human Communication Sciences Seminar – Thursday, 4th May 2017

Speaker:  Dr Steven Bloch,   University College London. Title:  Everyday conversation and severe speech problems: Can social interaction change through therapy? Venue:  Elmfield Building, Lecture Theatre 1 Time:  13:00-14:00 Abstract:  This presentation examines the features and preliminary effects of a new conversation therapy approach for people with acquired degenerative motor speech disorders (dysarthria) typical in…

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Mellanby Centre Seminar

Date: Friday 5 May 2017 Time: 1.00 – 2.00 pm Title: The role of tumour microenvironment in cancer metastasis Speaker: Dr Vin-Zhi Qian, University of Edinburgh Venue: Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor, The Medical School Dr Bin-Zhi Qian received his bachelor degree from Fudan University, Shaghai, China.  He then joined Chinese Human Genome Centre at…

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