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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  • A role for mitsugumin 23 in cardiac sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium leak 

    Robertson, Gavin B. (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-28) - Thesis
    Carefully 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 ...
  • All-optical assay to study biological neural networks 

    Afshar Saber, Wardiya (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-28) - Thesis
    As 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 ...
  • Computational image analysis in clear cell renal cell carcinoma 

    Um, In Hwa (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-03) - Thesis
    Background: 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 ...
  • The neighbourhood social environment and its role in adolescent alcohol use and drinking motives 

    Martin, Gina Chrissy (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-28) - Thesis
    In 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 ...
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    Katundu, Kondwani George Happy (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-03) - Thesis

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