College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

Medical Detectives 2013

The Medical Detectives lecture series commences this year on 26th September. The lectures take place at 6pm in the Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Teviot Place.

They are free, but registration is necessary:

A series of lectures, inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, will highlight the University of Edinburgh’s internationally acclaimed medical research and show that keen detective work is still essential for 21st century doctors.

Curing leukaemia: mustard gas, guinea pigs and DNA

Speaker: Dr Angela Thomas

Thursday 26 September 2013, 6.00pm

Thursday 26 September 2013, 7.00pm

The case of the vanishing yellow man

Speaker: Professor Stephen Wigmore

Thursday 10 October 2013, 6.00pm

Thursday 10 October 2013, 7.00pm

Scanning for a Diagnostic Test for Schizophrenia

Speaker: Professor Stephen Lawrie

Thursday 24 October 2013, 6.00pm

Thursday 24 October 2013, 7.00pm

Why doesn't the brain repair itself?

Speaker: Professor Charles Ffrench-Constant

Thursday 7 November 2013, 7.00pm

Thursday 7 November 2013, 8.00pm


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