College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

2016 Events

Archived events from 2016

Inaugural Lecture: Life, Death and a Career in Academic Medicine

Professor Moira Whyte
The first inaugural lecture of the 2016 series will feature the new Head of the Medical School and Sir John Crofton Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Moira Whyte.

Inaugural Lecture: What’s the RUSH (Research to Understand Stroke due to Haemorrhage)?

Professor Rustam Al-Shahi Salman
Professor Salman’s inaugural lecture will describe a doctor’s quest to better understand the causes and consequences of brain haemorrhage and design trials to improve its outcome.

Inaugural Lecture: A to Z of Microcephaly: linking genome instability to innate immunity

Professor Andrew Jackson
Professor Jackson's inaugural lecture will discuss the work he is currently undertaking at the MRC Human Genetics Unit as well as how he got to where he is today.

Inaugural Lecture: Big Data, Big Picture, Big Challenge

Professor Cathie Sudlow
Professor Sudlow's inaugural lecture will discuss the work she is currently undertaking in the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences as well as how she got to where she is today.

Inaugural Lecture: Preventing Deaths from Self-Poisoning in Sri Lanka and the UK

Professor Michael Eddleston
Professor Eddleston's inaugural lecture will discuss the work he is undertaking in both Sri Lanka and the UK to lower deaths by poisoning.

Let's Talk About Health: Multiple Sclerosis: success, challenges and hope

Researcher in lab
Join us to hear about new research in our University that is increasing our understanding of diseases and providing new advances in treatment.

It’s Time For ‘T’ – the importance of testosterone for lifelong male health

Edinburgh Fertility Preservation
Join Doctor Rod Mitchell and Professor Lee Smith to hear about the importance of testosterone for male health and how certain genetic and environmental influences can lead to reproductive health disorders.

Inaugural Lecture: Superbugs, hosts, and habitats: bacterial survival in a challenging world

Professor Ross Fitzgerald
Professor Fitzgerald's inaugural lecture will include observations from his research career to date and current attempts to find new ways of controlling infectious disease.