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New Director of Research and Development appointed

Professor Russell Petty has been appointed as NHS Tayside’s Director of Research and Development (R&D) and Director of Tayside Medical Science Centre (TASC)*. 
 

MoU a statement of MedTech intent

The University of Dundee and the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) will work together to develop innovative healthcare technologies for the benefit of patients and health services

New cervical cancer unit cuts treatment time for patients

Tayside Cancer Centre, based at Ninewells Hospital, will be providing a new brachytherapy service for NHS Tayside cancer patients with the introduction of a state-of-the-art treatment unit. 

South Asians predisposed to type 2 diabetes at younger age

Asian Indians are up to four times more likely than white Europeans to develop young onset type 2 diabetes while having a normal BMI, partly due to a genetic predisposition to poorer insulin secret

New consultant oncologist welcomed to Tayside

Dr Christopher Merrick will be joining the oncology team in Ninewells, taking up post as a consultant in colorectal cancer.  
 

Research Excellence Framework 2021

The University of Dundee has been confirmed as one of the UK’s leading research centres for biological sciences, according to the results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021) published t

Special delivery: Academy elects first midwife as Fellow

A University of Dundee expert whose research has helped shape the start of millions of lives has been recognised with one of the country’s highest scientific honours.