Researching the decontamination of surgical instruments from proteins and prions David Perrett Professor of BioAnalytical Science Barts & The London School of Medicine Charterhouse Square

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Dietary supplements and functional foods Webb, G.P. (2006) Dietary supplements and functional foods. Blackwell publishing: Oxford.

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Professor John Oxford, Queen Mary, University of London www.retroscreen.com

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Professor Gabriel Waksman, Birkbeck College & University College London [1] S. Geibel, E. Procko, S.J. Hultgren, D. Baker, and G. Waksman (2013) Structure and energetic basis of folded protein transport by the FimD usher. Nature. 496:243-246  

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Professor Jane A. Mitchell, Imperial College Cyclooxygenase-1, not cyclooxygenase-2, is responsible for physiological production of prostacyclin in the cardiovascular system. Kirkby NS, Lundberg MH, Harrington LS, Leadbeater PD, Milne GL, Potter CM, Al-Yamani M, Adeyemi O, Warner TD, Mitchell JA. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Oct 23;109(43):17597-602. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1209192109. Epub 2012 Oct […]

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Dr Richard Buggs, Queen Mary University of London Genome sequencing of the ash tree (Fraxinus excelsior).  

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Professor David Baker, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry Baker D, Pryce G, Croxford JL, Brown P, Huffman, JW Pertwee RG and Layward L. (2000) Cannabinoids control spasticity and tremor in an animal model of multiple sclerosis. Nature 404:84-87.    

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Professor Tim Warner, William Harvey Research Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry Kirkby NS, Lundberg MH, Chan MV, Vojnovic I, Solomon AB, Emerson M, Mitchell JA, Warner TD.  (2013). Blockade of the purinergic P2Y12 receptor greatly increases the platelet inhibitory actions of nitric oxide. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. Sep 24;110(39):15782-7. […]

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Baroness Susan Greenfield, Professor of Synaptic Pharmacology at Oxford University. Neurodegeneration

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Professor Maurice Elphick, Queen Mary, University of London Semmens DC, Dane RE, Pancholi MR et al. (2013) . Discovery of a novel neurophysin-associated neuropeptide that triggers cardiac stomach contraction and retraction in starfish. J Exp Biol vol. 216, (Pt 21) 4047-4053. 10.1242/jeb.092171 http://www.sbcs.qmul.ac.uk/staff/mauriceelphick.html  

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Dr Tina Chowdhury, Queen Mary, University of London Potential therapeutic effects of CNP in protecting cartilage Natriuretic peptide receptors regulate cytoprotective effects in an ex vivo human 3D/bioreactor model.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23883591

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Dr. David Hone, Queen Mary, University of London Key Points Many of the frills, crests and horns of dinosaurs were likely used for dominance signals. Dominance may have been social signals within or between groups, or to advertise for mates. The phenomenon of mutual sexual selection means that both males and females may have elaborate […]

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Dr. Chrisantha Fernando, Queen Mary University, London Euro FET OPEN Grant called INSIGHT-II

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Dr. Pascal Durrenberger, Imperial College London Swingland JT; Durrenberger PF; Reynolds R; Dexter DT; Pombo A; Deprez M; Roncaroli F; Turkheimer FE. (2012). Mean Expression of the X-Chromosome is Associated with Neuronal Density. Front Neurosci. 6:161.

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Rodrigo Braga, Imperial College London Probabilistic diffusion tractography of major white matter tracts in the developing preterm brain Key excerpts: – Attention is the selection of relevant and filtering out of irrelevant sensory input. – Visual attention typically recruits a network called the Dorsal Attention Network. – We have shown that auditory attention recruits a […]

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Rodrigo Braga, Imperial College London Key excerpts: – Attention is the selection of relevant and filtering out of irrelevant sensory input. – Visual attention typically recruits a network called the Dorsal Attention Network. – We have shown that auditory attention recruits a very different ventral network that involves the posterior middle temporal gyrus. . Our […]

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Dr. Anna Simmonds, Imperial College London Simmonds, A. J., Wise, R. J. S., Dhanjal, N. S., and Leech, R. (2011). Journal of Neurophysiology 106, 470-478. A comparison of sensory-motor activity during speech in first and second languages. Simmonds, A. J., Wise, R. J. S., and Leech, R. (2011). Frontiers in Psychology 2: 116. doi 10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00166. […]

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Professor John F Allen, Queen Mary University, London The CoRR hypothesis for genome function and evolution

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Dr. Chris Faulkes, Queen Mary University, London FAULKES CG, Bennett NC (2013) . Plasticity and constraints on social evolution in African mole-rats: ultimate and proximate factors. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences

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Sonia Watson, University of Aberdeen, Scotland Current work continues from British Neuroscience Association, Vol 22, P1-C-103, 2013 ISSN-8301 2013 and Berwick, GS, Reid, B, Richardson C, Banks RW, 2005. Autogenic modulation of mechano-recepetor excitability by glutamate release from synaptic-like vesicles  evidence from the rat muscle spindle primary sensory ending. J Physiol 562:381-94

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