Prof Gillian Mead (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences and Geriatric Medicine) has been presented with the William Farr Medal in recognition of her major contribution to the promotion of safe and effective exercise for frail and older stroke survivors
Dr Matthew Lyst, Prof Adrian Bird and colleagues (School of Biological Sciences) have published a study that examines the structure and interactions of proteins whose genes are mutated in Rett Syndrome, a disease that results in intellectual disability in girls.
Following a study by scientists in Oxford looking into the ethics of trialling Ketamine, Professor Stephen Lawrie (Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh) has discussed the need for carrying out larger studies into the wider use of Katemine therapeutically.
This month, Sue Fletcher-Watson (Clinical Brain Sciences) is featured in the Times Educational Supplement talking about her research as part of the 'Theirworld Edinburgh Birth Cohort' project.
The Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences (CCBS) was profiled in The Lancet, in an article outlining the structure and research focus of the Centre.
Watch Edinburgh Imaging's new video to find out more about their scanners and imaging services at each of the three Edinburgh Imaging Facilities. There is also a new video for the Edinburgh Imaging Academy, where Prof Andrew Farrall explains the number of online programme and courses we offer.
Dr Martyn Pickersgill (Wellcome Trust Reader in Social Studies of Biomedicine, Usher Institute) is the recipient of a British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award - congratulations Martyn!
The Patrick Wild Centre for Research into Autism, Fragile X Syndrome & Intellectual Disabilities has been awarded a donation of £20 million from the Simons Foundation to establish the ‘Simons Initiative for the Developing Brain’.
The 2017 Brain Prize has been jointly awarded to three British neuroscientists, one of whom is an Edinburgh Alumnus. They were awarded the prize for their work elucidating the dopamine reward system.