The Pulmonary Hypertension Blood Biobank

Hundreds of pulmonary hypertension (PH) patients in Sheffield are taking part in a world-leading research programme aimed at bringing about new treatments for the disease.  The Pulmonary Hypertension Research Biobank is a growing store of blood products which are being analysed by scientists to better understand the basic biological workings underlying the development of PH….

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Science experience for Year 9 SOAMS students

Ninety students from Sheffield and South Yorkshire visited the Chemistry and Bateson Centre Open Day to experience an exciting day focusing on science as part of Sheffield Outreach and Access to Medicine Scheme (SOAMS).  The students took part in two interactive workshops, one in the Chemistry Department, working with Dr Sara Bacon and her team, and…

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SITraN Open Day 2015 – Highlights

On Friday 17th July 2015 SITraN opened its doors to the public for an afternoon of talks, tours and demonstrations. The yearly event gives visitors a behind-the-scenes look at the institute’s research into motor neuron disease (MND) and related disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease. Visitors received a warm welcome by SITraN Director Prof…

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