PCUK Innovation Awards for Oncology and Metabolism

Two groups in the Department of Oncology and Metabolism have been awarded grants totalling almost £600k from the PCUK in their recent ‘Innovation Award’ grant scheme. Title: Targeting perivascular macrophages to prevent relapse after various treatments for intermediate or high-risk, localised prostate cancer PIs: Professor Claire Lewis and Janet Brown Duration: 48 months Award amount:…

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Gemma Arblaster receives NIHR Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship

Gemma Arblaster a member of staff in the Academic Unit of Opthalmology and Orthoptics, Department of Oncology and Metabolism, has been awarded an NIHR Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship.  Gemma is undertaking a feasibility study ‘measuring the effects of eye alignment surgery’ together with orthoptic clinical practice at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and clinical…

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AURDM Fertile Ground Seminar Series

Title: Is the Key to Saving Babies Lives Better Identification of Placental Failure Speaker: Dr Alexander Heazell (University of Manchester) Date: Wednesday 7 June 2017 Time: 1200-1300 Venue: Ian Cooke Lecture Theatre, Level 4, Jessop Wing Alex’s research focuses on the role of placental dysfunction in pre-eclampsia and stillbirth.  He is a Senior Clinical Lecturer…

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