Reproductive and Developmental Medicine Symposium – Friday, 9 November 2018

Title: Reproductive and Developmental Medicine Symposium Date:  Friday, 9 November 2018, 9 am -5 pm Venue: Ian Cooke Lecture, Jessops Hospital Programme 0900 – 0930   Registration 0930 – 0945       Welcome and Introductions  –  Allan Pacey Chair – Allan Pacey 0945 – 1015      The HAB Select study – David Miller (Leeds) 1015 – 1030      ECLIPPX WORK …

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The 9th Annual Mellanby Centre Research Day will be held on Friday 23 November 2018 at Inox Dine, University of Sheffield

The 9th Annual Mellanby Centre Research Day will be held on Friday 23 November 2018 at Inox Dine, University of Sheffield DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION IS FRIDAY 5 OCTOBER 2018 (PLEASE REMEMBER TO REGISTER) The aim of our meeting is to communicate novel & innovative musculoskeletal research within our group and, more importantly, with our friends and collaborators from…

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Academic Unit of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine Symposium- 24th November 2017


24 November 2017

Ian Cooke Lecture Theatre, Level 4, The Jessop Wing


0900 – 0930    Registration

0930 – 0945    Welcome and Introductions     Allan Pacey

Chair – Allan Pacey

0945 – 1015    A life devoted to cleavage…    Tom Fleming


1015 – 1030    Sins of the fathers: investigating sperm-mediated

epigenetic inheritance in zebrafish    James Ord

1030 – 1100    Integrins and Rac1 in the control of breast    Nasreen Akhtar
Tissue remodeling during the reproductive cycle

1100 – 1130    Coffee

Chair – Elspeth Whitby

1130 – 1200    Too much or too little sex steroids – exploring inborn errors

of steroidogenesis      Nils Krohn

1200 – 1215    A comparative qualitative analysis of the affordability        Ada Achinaya

of assisted reproductive treatment between the UK and Nigeria

1215 – 1245     3 minute thesis competition

1245 – 1400    LUNCH

Chair Alireza Fazeli

1400 – 1430    Novel therapies for fetal growth restriction.            Anna David (London)

1430 – 1500    The role of fetal MRI on antenatally detected     Tina Thekkekkara

    renal anomalies                                                                          Sheffield Childrens Hosp

1500 – 1530    Tea

Chair – Allan Pacey

1530 – 1600    The Role of endothelial Progenitor Cells in the    Peter Sipos

     Uterine and Placental Vasculature

1600 – 1630    Eggs, sperm and all that – how we know what we know    Matthew Cobb


1630 – 1645    Discussion and Close of Meeting


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Nystagmus Oscillopsia Simulator Virtual Reality

David Randall a researcher in the Medical Physics Group in the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease has developed and released a virtual reality smartphone app simulating nystagmus. Nystagmus is a condition where the eyes move involuntarily. Most people with nystagmus adapt to their involuntary eye movements but a significant number do not and…

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Sheffield Cancer Research Day 2017

The next Sheffield Cancer Research Day will take place at The Edge on 8 March 2017. This event will cover basic, clinical and translational cancer research and is open to all researchers at The University of Sheffield with an interest in understanding, diagnosing, preventing and treating cancer, including those from the physical and social sciences….

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