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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Recent Submissions

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    Diaz Vazquez, Rebeca (University of St Andrews, 2018-01-15) - Thesis
  • Strategies to improve recruitment to randomised trials 

    Treweek, Shaun; Pitkethly, Marie; Cook, Jonathan; Fraser, Cynthia; Mitchell, Elizabeth; Sullivan, Francis; Jackson, Catherine; Taskila, Tyna; Gardner, Heidi (2018-02-22) - Journal item
    Background Recruiting participants to trials can be extremely difficult. Identifying strategies that improve trial recruitment would benefit both trialists and health research. Objectives To quantify the effects of strategies ...
  • Finding and using routine clinical datasets for observational research and quality improvement 

    McDonnell, Lucy M.; Delaney, Brendan; Sullivan, Francis; Cheesbrough, Gordon F. (2018-03) - Journal article
  • Crosstalk between zinc and fatty acids in plasma 

    Coverdale, James P. C.; Khazaipoul, Siavash; Arya, Swati; Stewart, Alan J.; Blindauer, Claudia A (2019-04) - Journal item
    In mammalian blood plasma, serum albumin acts as a transport protein for free fatty acids, other lipids and hydrophobic molecules including neurodegenerative peptides, and essential metal ions such as zinc to allow their ...
  • Heat-inactivation renders sputum safe and preserves Mycobacterium tuberculosis RNA for downstream molecular tests 

    Sabiiti, Wilber; Azam, Khalide; Esmeraldo, Ezembro; Bhatt, Nilesh; Rachow, Andrea; Gillespie, Stephen H. (2019-02-06) - Journal article
    The World Health Organization End tuberculosis (TB) strategy has called for development of- and increased access to- effective tools for diagnosis and treatment of TB disease. Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), the causative ...

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