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Red-spotted newt
How newts can help osteoarthritis patients

Posted on Thursday 20 August 2015

Scientists at the University of York have taken a leaf out of Nature's book in an attempt to develop effective stem cell treatment for osteoarthritis, a condition which affects millions of people in the UK alone.


Parkinson's UK
Fast-track to clinical trials for new Parkinson's treatment

Posted on Monday 10 August 2015

Researchers at the University of York have played a key role in research which has found a potential new use for a drug used for decades to treat liver disease in treatment to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease.


Bog landscape
Birds, bugs and blanket bogs – an entire eco-system under threat

Posted on Friday 31 July 2015

Several rare upland bird species are being put at risk together with other ecosystem functions by the effects of climate change on the UK's blanket bogs, ecologists at the University of York have discovered.


Prostate cancer cell
Prostate cancer - why some tumours are resistant to radiotherapy

Posted on Friday 24 July 2015

Scientists believe they have identified how some tiny regulatory molecules in cells can make prostate cancers resistant to radiotherapy.


Poppy (x70)
Genetic discovery uncovers key tool for morphine production in poppies

Posted on Monday 29 June 2015

Scientists at the University of York and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Australia have made a key genetic discovery in poppies, paving the way for more effective painkillers.


White-headed vulture
Ecologists suggest African vultures heading towards extinction

Posted on Thursday 25 June 2015

An international team of researchers, including scientists from the University of York, the University of St Andrews and the Hawk Conservancy Trust, say African vultures are likely to qualify as 'Critically Endangered' under the International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) global threat criteria.


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Mon
28
Sep

Mouse Models of Cardiac Arrhythmias

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Professor Chris Huang, Cambridge University

Thu
1
Oct

Variation and Contingency in Microbial Ecosystems

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Andrew Free, University of Edinburgh

Fri
2
Oct

The secret life of bacteria in chronic and recurrent bladder infection

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre - K/018

Dr Jennifer Rohn, Division of Medicine, University College London

Mon
5
Oct

The HIV glycan shield as a target for broadly neutralizing antibodies

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Katie Doores, Kings College London

Thu
8
Oct

To follow

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Ilik Saccheri, University of Liverpool

Fri
9
Oct

Approaches to image vascular development and disease in the mouse

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre - K/018

Prof. Dr. Friedemann Kiefer, Mammalian Cell Signaling Laboratory, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Germany

Mon
12
Oct

Multiple Catalytic Promiscuity in the Alkaline Phosphatase Superfamily: Rules and Tools

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Florian Hoffelder, Cambridge University

Thu
15
Oct

Conversation downunder: why New Zealand is obsessed with invasive species

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Jacqueline Beggs, University of Aukland

Fri
16
Oct

Promoting Cancer Cell Death To Benefit Immunotherapy

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre - K/018

Dr. Tom Sayers, NCI Frederick

Mon
19
Oct

Mechanism and evolution in vertebrate limb regeneration

1.00PM, The Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre (K018)

Dr Jeremy Brockes, University College London