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Producing 3D printed hand models for anatomy education using cadaveric dissection: a feasibility study

Mr Sameer Dhumale and supervisor Mr Wee Lam have published their work investigating the role of 3D-printing in producing anatomical models for medical and surgical education.

Anatomy@Edinburgh attends a Celebration of Global Surgery

On Tuesday 1st May Anatomy@Edinburgh attended the Celebration of Global Surgery, held at Chancellor's Building, the University of Edinburgh.

Creative Learning in Anatomy, part of the Festival of Creative Learning 2018

As part of this year's Festival of Creative Learning, Teaching Fellow in Anatomy, Victoria McCulloch and colleagues organised two creative anatomy focused workshops.

Origin of the long head of biceps brachii from the supraglenoid tubercle and glenoid labrum

Dr Alashkham and his colleagues have reported that the long head of the biceps tendon (LHBT) provides stability to the glenohumeral joint.

Histology, Vascularity and Innervation of the Glenoid Labrum

Dr Alashkham and his colleagues have reported that the glenoid labrum is fibrocartilaginous, being more fibrous in its periphery, and is vascularised, with the anterosuperior aspect having a rich blood supply.

The Stabilising Effect of the Anterior Oblique Ligament at the Trapeziometacarpal Joint of the Thumb

MSc Human Anatomy graduate Mark McCann and supervisor Phillipa Rust have their biomechanical cadaveric study published in the Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery.

Observations on the Superior Thyroid Artery and its Relationship with the External Laryngeal Nerve

Dr Alashkham and his colleagues have reported that due to the close association between the superior thyroid arteries (STA) and external laryngeal nerve (ELN) one potential complication of thyroidectomy is trauma to the ELN.

Anatomy Nights: Matters of the Heart

A collaboration between Anatomy@Edinburgh and the ASCUS lab at Summerhall lent for an alternative night out on Valentines Day this year.

ArtBeat: Art and Anatomy Edinburgh Creates Clay Brains

On Saturday 10th February, ArtBeat were invited to give an interactive workshop on the brain at the Edinburgh University Neurological Society's 2018 conference 'Neuroscience to Neurology'.

Nature Reviews Neurology paper summarises breakthroughs in therapy development for spinal muscular atrophy

Tom Gillingwater, working with Ewout Groen from the Gillingwater lab and Kevin Talbot from Oxford University, has just published a new review paper in Nature Reviews Neurology covering exciting recent progress in the development of new therapies and treatments for the childhood motor neuron disease, spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

Human NMJ research listed in 'Top Anatomy Breakthroughs For 2017'

A recent paper by the Gillingwater Lab (Jones et al; Cell Reports; 2017) has been featured in BioExplorer’s ‘Top 15 Anatomy & Physiology Innovations & Breakthroughs For 2017’.

‘Anatomy for Surgeons’ chapter in new book by Springer

Springer have just published a new book containing an anatomy chapter authored by two members of our department, Ross Jones and Jeremy Mortimer.

What anatomy knowledge do undergraduate nurses need? UK wide study establishes core recommendations.

The level and depth of knowledge required for nursing sciences has been debated for over thirty years.

Bare spot and tubercle of Assaki

Dr Alashkham and his colleagues have reported that the definition of the bare spot and tubercle of Assaki is controversial, with studies reporting different incidences, locations, and clinical significance.


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