News and views
A selection of news about Tissue Repair students and researchers.
Congratulations to Darren Wisniewski on passing his PhD viva
Tissue Repair student Darren Wisniewski passes PhD viva voce
Susanna Riley wins CIR Public Engagement Award 2021
Tissue Repair PhD student Susanna Riley receives award for her contributions to the communication of science.
Tissue Repair student Niamh McNamara wins award from British Federation of Women Graduates
PhD student Niamh won the Winifred Cullis award from BFWG for her research on microglia regulating CNS myelin integrity.
Campbell et al review role of ageing and parenchymal senescence on macrophage function and fibrosis
Review paper by Tissue Repair student Ross Campbell discusses senescent cells in diseases of kidneys and other organs.
Congratulations to Niya Aleksieva on passing her PhD viva
Tissue Repair student Niya Aleksieva passes PhD viva voce
Congratulations to Lizi Hegarty on receipt of a Tissue Repair Small Research Grant Award
Lizi Hegarty has been awarded Tissue Repair Small Research Grant to investigate colonic macrophages in the context of stroke.
Tissue Repair PhD student Niamh McNamara in UoE Three Minute Thesis Competition Final 2021
Tissue Repair student Niamh McNamara is a finalist in the University of Edinburgh 3 Minute Thesis Final on 24th June 2021
Creation of wonderful dens as part of Tissue Repair Retreat 2021
Staff and students from the Tissue Repair programme enjoyed some outdoor fun as part of the online Tissue Repair Retreat 2021
Congratulations to Chris Mapperley on passing his PhD viva
Tissue Repair student Chris Mapperley passes PhD viva voce
Tissue Repair Science & Society series kicks off with 'Picture a Scientist' film, 22-24 April 2021
Join virtual screening of feature-length documentary film chronicling the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists.
Congratulations to Ana-Maria Ristoiu on passing her PhD viva
Tissue Repair student Ana-Maria Ristoiu passes PhD viva voce
Louwe et al show that fate of inflammation-elicited peritoneal macrophages is regulated by the inflammatory environment
Paper by Tissue Repair student Pieter Louwe shows that recruited macrophages that colonize the post-inflammatory peritoneal niche convert into functionally divergent resident cells.
Congratulations to Sophie Quick on passing her PhD viva
Tissue Repair student Sophie Quick passes PhD viva voce
Congratulations to Pieter Louwe on passing his PhD viva
Tissue Repair student Pieter Louwe passes PhD viva voce
New mechanism to suppress inflammation in hematopoietic stem cells identified by Tissue Repair PhD student Chris Mapperley
Study by Mapperley et al identifies mRNA m6A reader YTHDF2 as suppressor of inflammatory pathways in hematopoietic stem cells (HSC) and highlights the significance of m6A in long-term HSC maintenance.
Tissue Repair student Niamh McNamara wins BioRender 2020 Graphical Abstract Prize
Niamh McNamara picks up prizes in BioRender competition with graphical representation of her PhD research.
Tissue Repair PhD student Leslie Nitsche wins 3MT competition at CRM
Three Minute Thesis competition at 2020 CRM Online retreat won by Tissue Repair PhD student Leslie Nitsche
Tissue Repair PhD student Ella Mercer wins 2020 Public Engagement Award at CRM Retreat.
Public Engagement Award at 2020 CRM Online retreat won by Tissue Repair PhD student Ella Mercer
Alisha May publishes review on erythroblastic island niche: modeling in health, stress, and disease
Tissue Repair student Alisha May reviews the use of vivo genetic models and in vitro co-culture systems in erythroid cell maturation studies.
Marta Horcas-Lopez co-author on review on tumor-associated macrophages.
Tissue Repair PhD student Marta Horcas-Lopez contributes to a review on tumor-associated macrophages
Jill Williamson passes her PhD viva with flying colours
Tissue Repair student Jill Williamson successfully defends PhD thesis without receiving corrections.
Microglia review published by Tissue Repair student Niamh McNamara
Niamh McNamara reviews role of microglia in developing white matter and perinatal brain injury.
Stephen West passes his PhD viva voce - many congratulations
Tissue Repair student Stephen West successfully defends his PhD thesis.
Congratulations to Dyana Markose on passing her PhD viva
Tissue Repair student Dyana Markose passes PhD viva voce
Warm welcome to the new Tissue Repair PhD students
New cohort of PhD students has joined the Tissue Repair programme.
Congratulations to Jose Meseguer Ripolles on passing his PhD viva voce
Tissue Repair student Jose Meseguer Ripolles passes viva - congratulations on this significant achievement
Tissue Repair student Kate Ross Stewart wins poster prize at EdinFishTech 2019 meeting
Congratulations to Kate Ross Stewart on winning the EUfishbiomed poster runner-up award.
Sophie Quick wins David S Miller Young Scientist Award at 13th CVB Conference 2019
Congratulations to Sophie Quick on winning Young Scientist Award at the 13th International Conference on Cerebral Vascular Biology 2019.
TEAMS 2019 Pump Priming award for Jennifer Cartwright
Jennifer Cartwright receives funding from The Edinburgh Association of Mass Spectrometrists.
Niya Aleksieva reviews biliary-mediated hepatocyte regeneration in J Hepatol Editorial
Editorial by Tissue Repair student Niya Aleksieva reviews current knowledge about the role of biliary-derived hepatocytes in liver repair.