MRC Centre for Reproductive Health
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Research clinics

As part of the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health's commitment to research, a series of research clinics is on offer to the local scientific and clinical community.

Senior academics, postdoctoral researchers and current students present their work to the Little France community on the dates shown, between 2-3pm (unless otherwise stated) in the Wellcome Auditorium of the Queen's Medical Research Institute, Edinburgh bioQuarter.

View the location of the Queens Medical Research Institute.

The Autumn Research Clinics in 2019 will be delivered by the Centre for Reproductive Health Principal Investigators (45 mins talk and 15 mins for questions) with a focus on their current research.




30 August 2019

Professor Richard  Anderson

"Where are we going in advancing contraceptive options for men?"


13 September 2019  

Professor Jeff Pollard

"Systemic and local influences on myeloid cells promote cancer"


11 October 2019

Professor James Boardman

"Preterm brain injury: learning from richly phenotyped cohorts”


25 October 2019

Dr Chih-Jen (Lance) Lin

"The golden egg: H3.3 histone chaperone complex HIRA is required for oocyte-to-embryo transition."


1 November 2019

Dr Rod Mitchell

"Lets hear it for the boys: Fertility Preservation in prepubertal males."


15 November 2019 ***CANCELLED***

Professor Niki Gray


22 November 2019

Professor Andrew Horne


6 December 2019  

Professor Hilary Critchley


20 December 2019

Dr Bin-Zhi Qian



Talks are open to all.