Wellcome Trust Seed Award to JG Graves Research Fellow in Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease

Dr Ryan MacDonald, a JG Graves Medical Research Fellow in the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease (IICD), has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Seed Award in Science (£99,631). Ryan’s grant entitled “Cellular and molecular mechanisms of glial patterning and morphogenesis” will combine confocal time-lapse imaging, transcriptomics, cell specific transgenes and CRISPR-based mutagenesis in…

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Wellcome Trust Clinical Career Development Fellowship awarded to Dr Alex Rothman

Dr Alex Rothman (from the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease) has been awarded a Wellcome Clinical Career Development Fellowship to pursue his aim to establish SMURF-1 inhibition as a novel anti proliferative therapy in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Alex will spend time undertaking his research in Sheffield, Cambridge and at Novartis in Boston, Massachusetts,…

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