Plymouth University celebrates launch of new Faculty of Physician Associates
Plymouth University news: The Royal College of Physicians has announced the creation of the Faculty of Physician Associates, news welcomed by staff and students from the physician associate training programme at Plymouth University
International lecture links 10th-century medical philosophy to computer simulation in medical research
Plymouth University news: What have the writings of a 10th century physician and philosopher to do with the development of modern-day computer simulation as an alternative to using animals in medical research?
Funding for better understanding of neural stem cells
Plymouth University news: Study to investigate how neural stem cells differ from each other may contribute to the future development of better treatments for conditions such as dementia, psychiatric disorders and brain tumours
Funding to examine the role of public and patients in medical revalidation
Plymouth University news: Independent body the Health Foundation commissions Plymouth to look at the role of patients and the public in doctor revalidation, the third in a three-part series of research looking at medical revalidation
Sugar and diet – a taxing problem?
Plymouth University news: Sugar is the new villain of the Western diet - but is taxation the answer? Dr. Gail Rees discusses the issues.