Scientists identify novel protrusions in blood vessels of the brain which may allow new insight into mechanisms of stroke

Scientists from the University of Sheffield have discovered a novel behaviour of the blood vessels of the brain in zebrafish that may explain some forms of stroke in humans. The previously undescribed large structures are spherical and so have been termed kugeln (German for sphere) by the Sheffield team, who discovered them in collaboration with…

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Insigneo Members take part in The Big Walk 2019

Well done to Insigneo Director of Research Professor Jim Wild – Professor of Magnetic Resonance Physics, Insigneo member Professor Allan Lawrie – Professor of Translational Cardiopulmonary Science (both from the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascuar Disease) and Amy Jones – International Recruitment Manager, and all of our colleagues who completed the 37 mile Big…

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ScHARR Researcher wins prestigious HTAi award

Congratulations to ScHARR’s Dr Marrissa Martyn-St James who won the Best Oral Presentation Award at HTAi 2019 with her talk on Developing a Decision Tool for Selecting Approaches for Rapid Reviews. The details of the talk are below and you can contact Marrissa at m.martyn-stjames@sheffield.ac.uk Authors: Abdullah Pandor, Eva Kaltenthaler, Marrissa Martyn-St James (presenter), Ruth…

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