College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

DPM Seminar Series: Bench to Bedside

Tuesday 30th November

Sterol metabolism meets inflammatory diseases: How and what to measure for personalised medicine

Seminar Room 7, Chancellor's Building, Little France


Attendance at this event is free and registration is not necessary.

Please scroll down to view the seminar programme and links to abstracts.


15:00 Welcome & Introduction

Professor Peter Ghazal, Head, Division of Pathway Medicine

15:05 Profiling oxysterols and steroid hormones in the Metabolic Syndrome

Dr Ruth Andrew, Core Director, Mass Spectrometry, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, Edinburgh

15:45 Mass Spec Omics and the Orbitrap

Dr Martin Hornshaw, Qualitative Mass Spec Manager, Thermo Fisher

16:25 Coffee

16:45 Brain steroids promote neurogenesis: Their potential for diagnosis and treatment of neurodegenerative disease

Professor William Griffiths, Professor of Mass Spectrometry, University of Swansea

17:25 Closing Remarks

17:30 Drinks


Ruth Andrew Abstract

Bill Griffiths Abstract

Martin Hornshaw Abstract