Professor Ludovic Vallier, Professor of Regenerative Medicine, has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant to develop new therapies for liver disease. The Advanced Grants, which fall under the ‘Excellent Science’ pillar of the EU’s Horizon 2020, are awarded to top researchers in Europe to allow them to realise their most creative ideas for major impact […]
Professor Andrew McCaskie gave a talk on ‘A multidisciplinary approach in orthopaedics’ at the Accelerating Development in Biomedical Engineering event at St Catherine’s College on April 6th, which was a full day of talks networking and interaction hosted by the Department of Engineering, to encourage collaborations including engineers in healthcare and medicine. The themes were: […]
Dr Kourosh Saeb Parsy is part of a team of sixteen academics who will take part in the Cambridge series at this year’s Hay festival. The festival, which runs from 25th May to 4th June, will once again showcase a broad range of the University’s research excellence. Read more
Kourosh Saeb-Parsy was featured in a project by the Academy of Medical Sciences focused on work-life balance in academics. The article entitled A life in science- and away from it appeared in the Lancet. MedSciLife is a campaign created by the Academy of Medical Sciences to share the life experiences of those working in biomedical […]
Building Bridges in Medical Science conference is to be held at St John’s College, Cambridge on March 10th 2017. BBMS17 is a student-organised one day conference which aims to target students and early year researchers across the medical, physical and life sciences. Registration is free. BBMS brings together scientists from different disciplines, career stages and […]
Prof Mike Nicholson will give a talk as part of the Cambridge Science festival on 16th March 2017 from 6 -7pm entitled ‘Better organs, better outcomes. What are the goals for current research in organ donation and transplantation’ in Mill Lane Lecture rooms. Booking is required.
Professor Andrew McCaskie took over the position as Head of the Department of Surgery on January 1st 2017, following the retirement of Professor Andrew Bradley at the end of December after over 19 years as Professor of Surgery.
Dermot Mallon, PhD student in the Department and now in London training as a radiologist, won one of two prestigious SARS prizes awarded to members of the Department presenting papers at the annual SARS conference in January 2016 at the Royal College of Surgeons. Dermot was awarded the Burnand Prize for his presentation entitled: ‘HLA-specific […]
Professor Andrew Bradley, Head of Department, has secured NIHR funding to establish one of four Blood and Transplant Research Units in a £15.1 million partnership between University researchers and NHS Blood and Transplant, which began in October 2015. Together with Professor Andrew Fisher from Newcastle University, Prof Bradley is establishing a unit centred on organ […]
Dermot Mallon, PhD student and trainee doctor in the Department, was joint winner of the Young Scientist prize at this year’s British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics conference held at Clare College in Cambridge. Dermot’s presentation was entitled: HLA immunogenicity can be predicted by quantification of structural and surface electrostatic potential differences between donor and […]