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…

Continue reading →

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…

Continue reading →

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…

Continue reading →

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). …

Continue reading →

Bateson Centre Fellowship Success

Catarina Henriques was awarded a Sir Henry Dale Fellowship from the Wellcome Trust and Royal Society. Catarina is a Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow in the Department of Oncology and Metabolism. Her work bridges the interests of the Bateson Centre and the MRC/ARUK Centre for Integrated Research in Musculoskeletal Ageing. Catarina was the first person to characterise ageing…

Continue reading →