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“A Brighter Future for Oesophageal Cancer”

This is the live recording of Professor Lovat’s inaugural lecture on Monday 4th July 2016, in which he talked about his research successes (and failures), his ambitions, and some lessons he learned along the way.

Published: Jul 12, 2016 5:27:29 PM

StARs Annual Reception 2016

On Monday 6 June 2016, StARs (Student Academic Representatives) from across the university attended the StARs Annual Reception; an opportunity to celebrate and thank this year’s StARs for their hard work and indulge in a well-deserved drinks reception and lunch, provided by UCLU. More...

Published: Jun 30, 2016 5:38:10 PM

2015-16 RNOH Academic Leadership Award

Congratulations to George Lodge who has been awarded the 2015-16 Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) Academic Leadership Award.  More...

Published: Jun 30, 2016 5:21:53 PM

Dr Rifat Hamoudi awarded funding from the St Peters Trust/Royal Free Charity grant to investigate post-therapeutic immune response in Prostate Cancer

There are several new approaches to minimally invasive treatment of prostate cancer involving the local application of energy such as light or ultrasound but relatively little is known about whether the treatment can stimulate an immune response which could reduce the chance of metastatic spread and improve patient survival. More...

Published: Jun 30, 2016 5:05:37 PM

My Work Experience Week – Rachel Jimminson

From the 20th to the 24th of June, I was given the opportunity to complete work experience at the Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Science, in the Centre for Tissue and Cell Research. I was supervised by PhD student Wollis Vas, and throughout the week I was able to observe many different student’s research projects. To start the week, I was shown how to use a DSC machine, in order to determine the denaturation temperature of collagen. I was also shown the process of preparing the samples, and allowing to stand with the enzyme solution on a Shaker. More...

Published: Jun 30, 2016 4:43:15 PM

Divisional Director appointed

We are pleased to announce that Professor Vivek Mudera has been appointed as Director in the Division of Surgery & Interventional Science.

Published: Jun 30, 2016 4:01:23 PM

Congratulations to Daniyal Jafree

This month Divisional iBSC student (Surgical Sciences), Daniyal Jafree was awarded the Gurdon, The Company of Biologists Summer Studentship, by the British Society of Developmental Biology, with a value of £1,440, to undertake a summer project in developmental biology (for more information, please visit Daniyal will be working in the Developmental Biology of Birth Defects section at UCL Institute of Child Health, examining molecular mechanisms of 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22qDS). Specifically, he will be screening for characterising craniofacial dysmorphogenesis in mouse embryos, expanding on the work of his host laboratory to elucidate a potential role of the CXCR4-CXCL12 pathway in mouse models of 22qDS. More...

Published: Jun 30, 2016 2:30:16 PM

Senior Academic, Research and Teaching Fellow Promotions 2015-16

Congratulations to the successful Division of Surgery & Interventional Science staff who have been promoted in the 2015/16 Senior Promotions round: More...

Published: Jun 30, 2016 12:44:07 PM

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