Nobel Prize winner to deliver annual science lecture16 November 2011Nobel prize-winning geneticist Sir Paul Nurse, widely regarded as the most powerful scientist in Britain, will be giving an annual lecture at Bristol University on Monday [21 November], revealing his thoughts on the question ‘What is life?’.
Outstanding Contribution to Bristol Life Award22 June 2011Bettina Urban, one of our PhD students, has received an award that recognizes non-academic engagement in the Bristol community, it is awarded in association with the Bristol Evening Post.
Nobel Prize winner gives first annual Sir Anthony Epstein lecture7 June 2011In March 2011, the School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine hosted the first Sir Anthony Epstein lecture given by Professor Harald zur Hausen, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2008 for his work on vaccines against human cancer viruses.
Pioneering stem cell bandage receives UK approval for clinical trial6 June 2011Millions of people with knee injuries could benefit from a new type of stem cell bandage treatment if clinical trials are successful. The world’s first clinical trial for the treatment of patients with torn meniscal cartilage has received approval from the UK regulatory agency, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, to commence.