University of Dundee

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December 2018

April 2016

  • 05 Apr 2016

    A group of `double agent’ cells, which both protect us from some infections while also contributing to tissue damage in various inflammatory conditions, could be manipulated to offer a new approach to treating conditions such as asthma, following research led by the University of Dundee. Researchers led by Professor Colin Watts in the School of Life Sciences at Dundee have uncovered a critical survival factor for a group of white blood cells called eosinophils.

March 2011

  • 14 Mar 2011

    Sander van Kasteren who until recently was a Henry Wellcome Fellow in Colin Watts’s lab has won a 2012 Biochemical Society Early Career Research Award. Now at the Netherlands Cancer Institute, Sander won the award for research carried out in the Watts lab at CLS. The Award is for work carried out under the research Theme Panel: Biotechnology & Bioinformatics.

May 2009

  • 01 May 2009

    Three academics from the University of Dundee are among forty of the United Kingdom's leading doctors and medical researchers who have been recognised for excellence in medical science by their election to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Academy Fellows are elected for outstanding contributions to the advancement of medical science, for innovative application of scientific knowledge or for their conspicuous service to healthcare. The new Fellows to be elected from Dundee are: