Anatomy news

‘Anatomicum’ – Dr Jennifer Paxton Publishes New Anatomy Book

A new anatomy book describing the wonder and beauty of the human body has been published by Big Picture Press as part of the ‘Welcome to the Museum’ series, and in collaboration with the Wellcome Collection.

Nuffield Research Placement in 3D Scanning for Anatomy Teaching

This summer we were joined by Lily Wilson, a current student from Inveralmond Community High School in Livingston.

Anatomy PhD Viva Success

Hamad Alsaykhan, PhD student in the Paxton Lab, successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled ‘Design, development, and assessment of novel 3-dimensional co-culture systems to model musculoskeletal interfaces’ on the 30th August 2019.

Congratulations to our 2018-2019 MSc in Human Anatomy Students

Our great current MSc students have just finished their MSc in Human Anatomy.

Anatomy PhD student wins prize at IFAA 2019

Jeremy Mortimer, PhD student in the Paxton Lab, was recently awarded the best (joint) poster prize at the 19th Congress of the International Federation of Association of Anatomists (IFAA) in London, 9-11 August 2019.

Anatomy for the FRCA

An important new work on applied anatomy for anaesthetic practice has been published by Cambridge University Press.

Funding success for the Paxton Lab – PhD studentship available

The Paxton Lab has been awarded a 3-year research grant from Orthopaedic Research UK.

Phrenology collection in the news!

This August the Anatomical Museum’s phrenology collection, one of the most important of its kind, will be featured in talks, a radio programme and an exhibition in Edinburgh.

Mr Sameer Dhumale Awarded Fellowship with the Higher Education Academy

Congratulations to Sameer following his recent accreditation with the Higher Education Academy at the level of Fellow.

Poet-in-Residence for the Anatomical Museum July 2019

The Anatomical Museum is delighted to introduce Georgi Gill, our poet-in-residence for 2019-20.

A Great Visit from the Students of Westmont, California!

We were delighted to host a group of students from Westmont College in California for a week!

New Paper Published Implicating Mitochondria in the Delay in Axon Degeneration in Neonatal Mice

A new study from the Murray lab has shown that the degeneration of synapses and axons within young mice occurs slower than in adult mice.

New Funding for Research

Lyndsay Murray and her team have recently been awarded funding from the Wellcome trust funded ISSF competition.

Anatomy@Edinburgh Contemporary Art Collection

The latest edition to the Anatomy@Edinburgh Contemporary Art Collection was unveiled on Friday 26th April.

Anatomy@Edinburgh Artist Workshops

We were delighted to welcome artist Lisa Temple-Cox to Anatomy@Edinburgh and the Anatomical Museum to host two artist workshops in April.

Dr Gemma Hogg Awarded Teacher of the Month April 2019

Following runner up for Teacher of the Month January 2019, Dr Gemma Hogg, Surgical Anatomy Demonstrator, has been voted by the students as Teacher of the Month April 2019 for the Department of Surgery.

New Funding for Motor Neurone Disease Research

Tom Gillingwater's group, working alongside Professor Kevin Talbot's group at the University of Oxford, have been awarded £493,272 from the My Name'5 Doddie Foundation to undertake cutting-edge research into new therapies for motor neurone disease.

HST Trauma Surgery Skills, NHS Education for Scotland

Anatomy@Edinbugh was delighted to host a one-day Trauma Surgery Skills course for Higher Surgical Trainees from the SE Scotland Deanery on 22 February 2019.

Anatomy of the Glenohumeral Ligaments

Dr Alashkham and his colleagues have reported that for many years, there has been controversy regarding the presence of the glenohumeral ligaments; the aim of the present study was to evaluate the detailed anatomy of these ligaments.

Is the existence of sublabral foramen age-related?

Dr Alashkham and his colleagues have reported that although a sublabral foramen does not require treatment, its association with age, sex or side remains unknown.

Morphometric Parameters of the Glenoid Labrum

Dr Alashkham and his colleagues have reported that the glenoid labrum has an important role in glenohumeral joint stability, yet its morphometric parameters are seldom reported.

Building Body Parts Project: Anatomy and Tissue Engineering School Outreach Programme funded by The Royal Society

An innovative outreach programme focussed on bringing anatomy and tissue engineering into primary schools is set to launch this month in Edinburgh.

Dr Gemma Hogg named runner up for Surgical Teacher of the Month

Gemma has been awarded runner up Surgical Teacher of the Month for January 2019 by the medical students.

Record Breaking Start to 2019 for Anatomical Museum

The Anatomical Museum at Teviot Place has had a record breaking start to 2019, welcoming over 1000 visitors in less than a week.

Public Anatomy Workshops 2019

Our ground-breaking series of public anatomy workshops are back for 2019.


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