Centre for Stress and Age-related Disease

STRAND research centre of excellence


Suzanne Armsden

News from Nicolas Stewart

Our Centre member Dr Nicolas Stewart is happy to report that the CIHR grant entitled “A possible treatment to ameliorate autism spectrum disorders” by Prof HH Chen in Ottawa Ontario was successfully funded This is an MRC equivalent grant in… Continue Reading →

PhD student success !

Gheed Al-Hity has successfully defended her Thesis entitled ‘ Understanding the mechanism of how stress affects tumour progression and metastasis in breast cancer’ on time. Gheed will move to Kings College to do a Post doc starting on August 1st

New HBLB Veterinary Science Research and Education Awards starting in 2022, New VAC Appointments and 2022 Application Round

The Horserace Betting Levy Board (HBLB) veterinary science and education investment programme has been increased to £2.6m from £2m in recognition of the importance of this key area for the sport and for the benefit of the Thoroughbred. For 2022… Continue Reading →

Ricoveer Shergill wins poster prize at Royal Society of Chemistry Analytical Research Forum

Professor Bhavik Patel’s  PhD student Ricoveer Shergill won a poster prize at the Royal Society of Chemistry Analytical Research Forum for his work which is focused on the development of 3D printed electrochemical sensors for pharmaceutical and biomedical application.

Postgraduate Festival 16th June 2022 – Congratulations to Natalia

Congratulations to STRANDs Natalia Noriega Pedraza who won the people’s vote for best 3 minute thesis at yesterdays Postgraduate Festival.  Her work focuses on incorporating 2D transition metals carbides and nitrides (MXenes) in a lens for detection of biomarkers in… Continue Reading →

Prof Michael Wormstone “Trying to look better after cataract surgery: A story of old bags, wrinkles and implants” 27th May 2022 Cockcroft C201

“Trying to look better after cataract surgery: A story of old bags, wrinkles and implants” Prof. Michael Wormstone Friday 25th March Cockcroft 201

“Transgender participation and health in sport, and why gender-affirming hormone treatment (GAHT) is the best way to integrate” Blair Hamilton, PhD

PhD Recruitment Evening, 15th November

  PhD students from STRAND coordinated an evening of presentations followed by a Q&A and a social event designed to provide information about what it is like studying for a PhD at Brighton.  The evening was attended by 25 undergraduates… Continue Reading →

STRAND Seminar 10 December 16.15-17.15 hours Cockcroft 201

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