Michael Hardie from The Leprosy Mission presents at Didsbury SciBar discussing the people affected by leprosy (Hansen’s Disease) in Bangladesh and the efforts the Leprosy Mission is making to prevent any more cases of Leprosy.
RNA splicing is an essential process in all human cells. RNA splicing takes bits of information from our genes and combines them together to make many different proteins required for correct organismal development and function. The RNA splicing process can… Read More »15th March – Splice up your life! RNA Splicing in Health and Disease – Prof Raymond O’Keefe
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a physical disease that affects the brain. It is named after Alois Alzheimer, the doctor who first described it in 1906. AD is a chronic neurodegenerative (loss of brain cells) disease that usually starts slowly and… Read More »15th June – Alzheimer’s Disease – What goes wrong in the brain? – Dr Michael Harte
20th January – Weaponising the Immune System in the Battle Against Cancer – Prof Richard Edmondson & Caitlin Waddell
It’s often talked about as the “battle against cancer” but how does the body actually fight back against this disease and more importantly how can we help it do better. At last we understand at least part of this process… Read More »20th January – Weaponising the Immune System in the Battle Against Cancer – Prof Richard Edmondson & Caitlin Waddell