College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

News 2016

News stories from 2016.

Postgraduate Online Learning Open Day

The University is running a Postgraduate Online Learning Open Day on 29 April 2015 so you can ask us questions about distance learning and find out more about our range of online programmes.

Vet students praised for mentoring scheme

Vet students are helping their first year counterparts to study more effectively through a pioneering peer learning scheme.

Cell therapy helping diabetes patients

People with Type 1 diabetes are being helped by a transplant therapy that uses cells from the pancreas, a study shows.

£25.7m to create research powerhouse

A £25.7 million funding boost will advance biological research and aid the quest for new therapies to treat damaged tissues.

Pollution raises stroke risk, study finds

Recent exposure to air pollution is linked to an increased risk of stroke, according to new research.

Rugby legend joins quest to tackle motor neurone disease

Scotland rugby legend George “Doddie” Weir is joining forces with researchers at the Euan MacDonald Centre.