Articles about medical sciences


The Academy of Medical Sciences

Last updated: 12/13/2018

To celebrate the Academy’s 20th birthday, we have put together a snapshot of 20 of our biggest impacts. To find out more about our 20th celebrations and our future plans, read th

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Early role in polio vaccine research

Last updated: 12/11/2018

Ruth L. Kirschstein: Early role in polio vaccine research Print Ruth L. Kirschstein, the child of New York City schoolteachers, was born in Brooklyn in 1926 and knew from the time

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Anti-Obesity Biochemical Cigarette Exploits Body's Responses to Cold and Smoking | GEN

Last updated: 12/11/2018

Researchers in Europe and Australia have developed an anti-obesity “chemical cigarette” that exploits the body’s natural responses to both cold exposure and smoking. The new

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Son's brain tumor diagnosis propels editor to frontiers of medicine

Last updated: 12/10/2018

NEW YORK — “I wish I didn’t have this hand anymore,” my 4-year-old son said as he woke one winter morning. “Because it’s no good,” he said, pulling at the nearly li

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The First Genome Surgeons – UCSF Magazine – Medium

Last updated: 12/07/2018

One afternoon in July, deep within the labyrinthine halls of the Medical Sciences Building at UCSF’s hilltop campus on Parnassus Avenue, the laboratory of Alex Marson, MD, PhD, i

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Ten years of Starter Grants for Clinical Lecturers

Last updated: 12/06/2018

The scheme supports research-active clinicians, dentists and vets to play a crucial role in pursuing scientific discovery as well as generating evidence for new treatments, alongsi

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A non-canonical SWI/SNF complex is a synthetic lethal target in cancers driven by BAF complex perturbation

Last updated: 12/03/2018

A non-canonical SWI/SNF complex is a synthetic lethal target in cancers driven by BAF complex perturbation Nature Cell Biologyvolume 20, pages1410–1420 (2018) | Download Citati

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Cultural shift needed to keep trust in use of patient data by health technology

Last updated: 12/02/2018

The report outlines principles that must be adopted by the NHS and industry, including medical technology developers and regulators, so that patients can benefit from digital info

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Medical and Life Sciences Translational Fund — University of Oxford, Medical Sciences Division

Last updated: 11/28/2018

Funded projects The MLSTF supports proof of concept projects at the earliest stages of translational research. This fund does not support exploratory basic science. It funds resear

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Final year Medical students win regional heats in Surgical Skills Competition — University of Oxford, Medical Sciences Division

Last updated: 11/25/2018

Audrey Davies, a final year student from Oxford University Medical School is the next heat winner of the nationwide Surgical Skills Competition celebrating future stars of the surg

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