Medicine (School of)
Multidisciplinary and collaborative approaches have been central to the continued success of medical research in St Andrews. Internationally recognised research programmes in various aspects of molecular medicine, psychology and community health sciences are currently being promoted and extended. Our research themes include: Medical Photonics; Molecular Biology, encompassing Infection, Genomics, and Cell Signalling; and People and Populations, encompassing Health Psychology, Violence Reduction, and Child and Adolescent Health.
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(2022-06-17) - ThesisIntroduction: Breast cancer is an important health problem with nearly 56,000 new invasive cases yearly in the UK. It is therefore the subject of a screening programme with mammography as the test. Screening programme ...
(University of St Andrews, 2022) - ThesisCardiac ion homeostasis is vital for efficient cardiac function. Intracellular Ca²⁺ dyshomeostasis and sarcoplasmic reticulum (SR) Ca²⁺ leak are considered hallmarks of heart failure. Disrupted intracellular Zn²⁺ signalling ...
Investigation of novel biomarkers of tuberculosis (TB) treatment response in clinical trials and clinical practice (University of St Andrews, 2021-11-30) - Thesis
A multi-omics approach to investigate the complex interplay between muscle-invasive bladder cancer and the host immune response (University of St Andrews, 2021-12-01) - ThesisMuscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC) prognosis is mainly assessed by clinical cancer stage which is codified using the Tumour-Node-Metastasis (TNM) staging system. However, recent studies have demonstrated that disease ...
Rapid detection of bacteraemia and antimicrobial susceptibility using a scattered light integrated collection (SLIC) device (University of St Andrews, 2021-07-02) - Thesis