Faculty Professional Services Training and Development Group launches new web page

The FPSTDG aims to identify individual and department needs whilst developing and sharing best practice. Our new web page highlights the many schemes now running to support the development and training needs of Professional Services staff. These include: MDH Career Contribution Awards Annual Development Day GROW mentoring programme Evaluation Group LEARN Training provision Professional Services…

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Mellanby Bone Imaging and Modelling Workshop

This workshop was organised by the Mellanby Centre for Bone Research and took place at Inox on 2-3 March 2017 with about 50 people attending.  There was good interaction, discussion and talks.  The meeting consisted of five external speakers from Lyon (Dr Chapurlat, Dr Follet), Germany (Dr Engelke), Manchster (Professor Cootes) and Southampton (Dr Schneider). …

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Clinical Academic Awayday 2017

The CAT 2017 Awayday was held on 30th March at The Edge, Endcliffe Village. Clinical Academic Awaydays are open to all clinical academic trainees from Foundation  upwards, including those doing research out of programme, and it was encouraging to see trainees from all stages at the event. The programme concentrated on ‘Planning the next stage…

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New TRISTAN Project Leverages Potential of Imaging Techniques in Drug Safety Assessment

Brussels, April 12th 2017 – The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) has approved the 5-year project TRISTAN focusing on validation of translational imaging methods as potential imaging biomarkers. TRISTAN (Translational Imaging in Drug Safety Assessment) is a public-private partnership supported by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) and involving 21 organisations including academics centres, research organisations, small…

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