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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  • How well do Health Surveillance Assistants (HSAs) — Malawi’s cadre of community health workers — deliver integrated services? 

    O'Hare, Bernadette Ann-Marie (Mwayi wa Moyo Project, 2014-09) - Report
    HSAs are Malawi’s government-paid cadre of community health workers. Over the past decade, the HSAs’ portfolio of interventions has expanded in number and complexity to include maternal, newborn, and childhealth (MNCH) and ...
  • Synthetic lethality between androgen receptor signalling and the PARP pathway in prostate cancer 

    Asim, Mohammad; Tarish, Firas; Zecchini, Heather I; Sanjiv, Kumar; Gelali, Eleni; Massie, Charles E; Baridi, Ajoeb; Warren, Anne Y; Zhao, Wanfeng; Ogris, Christoph; McDuffus, Leigh-Anne; Mascalchi, Patrice; Shaw, Greg; Dev, Harveer; Wadhwa, Karan; Wijnhoven, Paul; Forment, Josep V; Lyons, Scott R; Lynch, Andy G; O'Neill, Cormac; Zecchini, Vincent R; Rennie, Paul S; Baniahmad, Aria; Tavaré, Simon; Mills, Ian G; Galanty, Yaron; Crosetto, Nicola; Schultz, Niklas; Neal, David; Helleday, Thomas (2017-08-29) - Journal article
    Emerging data demonstrate homologous recombination (HR) defects in castration-resistant prostate cancers, rendering these tumours sensitive to PARP inhibition. Here we demonstrate a direct requirement for the androgen ...
  • 3D printing the pterygopalatine fossa : a negative space model of a complex structure 

    Bannon, Ross; Parihar, Shivani; Skarparis, Yiannis; Varsou, Ourania; Cezayirli, Enis (2017-08-30) - Journal article
    Purpose : The pterygopalatine fossa is one of the most complex anatomical regions to understand. It is poorly visualized in cadaveric dissection and most textbooks rely on schematic depictions. We describe our approach to ...
  • Glaucoma and intraocular pressure in EPIC-Norfolk Eye Study : cross sectional study 

    Chan, Michelle P. Y.; Broadway, David C.; Khawaja, Anthony P.; Yip, Jennifer L. Y.; Garway-Heath, David F.; Burr, Jennifer M.; Luben, Robert; Hayat, Shabina; Dalzell, Nichola; Khaw, Kay-Tee; Foster, Paul J. (2017-09-13) - Journal article
    Objectives : To report the distribution of intraocular pressure (IOP) by age and sex and the prevalence of glaucoma. Design: Community based cross sectional observational study. Setting: EPIC-Norfolk cohort in Norwich and ...
  • Preliminary research informing policy on remote alcohol monitoring in criminal justice : the Scottish experience 

    Goodall, Christine A.; Neville, Fergus G.; Williams, Damien J.; Donnelly, Peter D. (2016-11) - Journal article
    Objectives. To explore the views of Scottish offenders on the impact of alcohol on their experience of offending and their lives in general. Further, to explore their views on the concept of Remote Alcohol Monitoring (RAM) ...

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