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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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Tuesday 25th April 2017

Title: “The Role of Mitochondrial Dynamics in Human Diseases” Speaker: Professor Stephen Archer, Queen’s University Ontario. Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm Venue: Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Abstract: Dr Archer is Head of Medicine at Queen’s University, Ontario Canada. His research interests are in oxygen sensing, mitochondrial biology and developing experimental therapeutics for human…

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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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