Prof Peter Simpson joins us at Didsbury SciBar to delve into the fascinating world of nucleic acid-based medicines. The Covid-19 vaccines are estimated to have saved more than 20 million lives during the pandemic. Two of these vaccines used a revolutionary… Read More »18th September – Nucleic acid-based medicines – new tools for old diseases – Prof Peter Simpson
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.
Prof Sue Kimber joins us at Didsbury SciBar on 19th June 2023.
Sue is Professor of Stem & Developmental Biology, Division of Cell Matrix Biology & Regenerative Medicine at the University of Manchester.
21st February – Maintain your zinc intake – A way to improve memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease? – Dr Catherine Lawrence
Inflammation is a response of our immune system that occurs following infection or tissue damage to help us fight infection and promote tissue repair. However, too much inflammation or inflammation that occurs under inappropriate circumstances (e.g. in the absence of… Read More »21st February – Maintain your zinc intake – A way to improve memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease? – Dr Catherine Lawrence
It is not a fashion show, but how medicines are being tailored to certain people depending on genetics and other characteristics making mediations safer and patient centered. Dr Doug Steinke, Senior Lecturer in Pharmacoepidemiology from University of Manchester joins us… Read More »21st December – Personalised Medicine: putting the bling in medications – Dr Doug Steinke
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