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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(University of St Andrews, 2019-06-28) - ThesisCarefully controlled intracellular Ca²⁺-release is essential for maintenance of normal cardiac function. In failing hearts, dysregulated Zn²⁺-homeostasis is associated with disrupted intracellular Ca²⁺-homeostasis, however ...
(University of St Andrews, 2019-06-28) - ThesisAs life span increases, neurodegenerative diseases such as dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis become an emerging problem in modern society. In particular Alzheimer’s ...
(University of St Andrews, 2019-12-03) - ThesisBackground: In the UK, kidney cancer is the most lethal urologic cancer whose major subtype is renal cell carcinoma (RCC). Surgical resection is the first line of the treatment for renal cell carcinoma (RCC). A number ...
(University of St Andrews, 2019-06-28) - ThesisIn Scotland, adolescent alcohol consumption represents a major public health concern. The overarching aim of this research was to identify neighbourhood characteristics associated with adolescent alcohol use behaviours ...
(University of St Andrews, 2019-12-03) - Thesis