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YouTube vs Peer Review; has the ‘journal’ had its day?

As I was posting my latest video on YouTube, I reflected on the time it took to produce, the amount of thought that went in…

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‘Latest news’? – We’re back

Clearly, the posts below do not represent ‘recent news’. However, after a 7 year break from blogging, and on the back of a complete website…

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Vascular & Smooth Muscle Physiology

This themed meeting of the Physiological Society was held in the Surgeons’ Hall, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (6th-8th Dec 2011).  The three day…

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C3 Contribute to the Images of Science exhibition at Glasgow Science Centre

One of our directors (Dr Craig Daly) recently attended the opening of the new Glasgow Science Centre exhibition ‘Images of Science’.  C3 were delighted to…

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C3 Director, Ian McGrath, wins prestigious JR Vane medal for Pharmacology

We are delighted to report that Professor Ian McGrath has just been awarded this year’s JR Vane medal by the British Pharmacological Society.  Read more…

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The importance of perivascular adipocytes.

In the last few years there has been a steadily increasing interest in the possible importance of perivascular fat.  Like the endothelium (pre 1980’s), the…

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Future Cardiovascular Research Demand – The medics speak

This seminar (22nd Feb 2011) was hosted by NEXXUS who invited Dr Colin Berry and Prof. Matthew Walters to speak about technologies for studying cardiac…

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Perivascular Fat: Cause of Diabetes & Hypertension

The seminar (22nd Feb 2011) was beautifully delivered by Prof Tony Hegarty who spoke about the importance of perivascular fat (i.e. the fat around blood…

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The appliance of Cardiovascular Science in the West of Scotland

This was the title of the lecture given today at the Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre by Prof. Graham Watt.   First the bad news; Life expectancy…

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SCF 2011 – University of Aberdeen

As always this was a great (intimate meeting).  At £10 a head for registration it is probably the best value for money of any of…

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