Four members of staff in ScHARR were successful in the most recent round of the NIHR Fellowship Programme and have been offered a prestigious NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship: Alexis Foster (Design, Trials and Statistics) Kelly Mackenzie (Public Health) Rachid Rafia (Health Economics and Decision Science) Benjamin Kearns (Health Economics and Decision Science) L-R: Alexis, Kelly, Rachid, Benjamin…

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ISMRM Conference Success

Dr Madhwesha Rao from the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease presented a poster at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) conference in Singapore. The poster entitled ‘MR of hyperpolarized xenon-129 dissolved in the human brain at 1.5 T and 3.0 T’ was awarded first prize in the hyperpolarised MRI meeting…

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Award Winning Research Evaluates the Psychological Impact of Living with Inherited Polycystic Kidneys

In the first European study of its kind, researchers have identified an increased psychosocial risk, depression and reduced quality of life in patients with inherited polycystic kidneys as the condition progresses. Researchers from the Academic Unit of Nephrology, Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease, created a postal questionnaire to comprehensively evaluate the psychological burden…

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