On the 24th March three local MSPs, together with representatives from the British Heart Foundation were in St Andrews to hear about the cutting-edge cardiovascular research being carried out in the School of Medicine.
Dr Alan Stewart recently gave a talk entitled “Understanding mineral formation in the eye – hope for sufferers of age-related macular degeneration” at a Cafe Scientifique Event in Edinburgh
Congratulations to Amélie Sobczak from the Stewart lab who won a poster prize at the Zinc-UK/ZincNet conference, which took place at the Centre for Experimental Medicine at Queen’s University Belfast.
Representatives from the British Heart Foundation were in St Andrews to find out more about the research that they fund.
“Here’s How Your Body Transports Zinc to Protect Your Health” relates to the work of Dr Alan Stewart’s lab and their collaborative work with Prof. Wladek Minor, Dr Maksymilian Chruszcz and Dr Claudia Blindauer.
Dr Alan Stewart visited the Fight for Sight headquarters in London on the 2nd August to update the charity on his recently funded project grant.
A research grant of £110,951 has been awarded from Fight for Sight to carry out a new 2-year study into a major cause of blindness that affects older adults