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Medical cannabis now available on prescription, for some

Medical cannabis now available on prescription, for some

Funding of the treatment will be at the discretion of individual NHS trusts. ... University of Edinburgh.

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  • Merck licenses University of Edinburgh research tool Merck licenses University of Edinburgh research tool

    Merck licenses University of Edinburgh research tool. Gains access to novel disease progression technology. ... This compound from the University of Edinburgh offers researchers a way to fluorescently label peptides that has minimal interference with

  • Study clears Pfizer’s Champix of serious risks Study clears Pfizer’s Champix of serious risks

    Study clears Pfizer’ s Champix of serious risks. Smoking-cessation drug 'does not increase risk' of depression or heart attacks. ... Aziz Sheikh, one of the study's researchers and co-director of the University of Edinburgh's Centre for Medical

  • AZ sponsors heart attack risk app AZ sponsors heart attack risk app

    Prof Keith Fox is a British Heart Foundation Professor of Cardiology at the University of Edinburgh and he led work on developing the app. “ ... The development of the GRACE app was supported in part by a sponsorship to the University of Edinburgh

  • Biogen Idec signs brain research deal with Edinburgh University Biogen Idec signs brain research deal with Edinburgh University

    US biotech Biogen Idec is to research potential new treatments for the neurodegenerative conditions multiple sclerosis and motor neurone disease in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. ... Set to last three years, the alliance will

  • UK launch for Pfizer's long-acting contraceptive injection Sayana

    UK launch for Pfizer's long-acting contraceptive injection Sayana. Becomes first contraceptive of its kind to reach the UK market. ... injection. Dr Sharon Cameron, a consultant gynaecologist and part-time senior lecturer at the University of Edinburgh,

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  • ABPI Scotland appoints Sandra Auld as director ABPI Scotland appoints Sandra Auld as director

    Auld has a diverse background with NHS, university and private sector experience and joined the ABPI as operations director in May 2010. ... University of Edinburgh.

  • Three directors join UK’s MHRA Three directors join UK’s MHRA

    Prof Webb (pictured left) is Christison professor of therapeutics and clinical pharmacology at the University of Edinburgh. ... His research has focused on internal medicine, hypertension and cardiovascular risk management, and he established Edinburgh

  • Changes at several UK health bodies Changes at several UK health bodies

    He has previous experience as head of mergers and acquisitions at the NHS London Strategic Health Authority and as chief executive of Newham University Hospital NHS Trust. ... Professor Richard Knight, a professor clinical neurology at the University of

  • Ad agency Lime takes on its first graduate trainees Ad agency Lime takes on its first graduate trainees

    Johngraduated this year with an MSci Genetics degree from the University of Nottingham and held two editorial positions – that of science editor and editor-in-chief – alongside his university studies. ... Meanwhile, O'Hare, who also graduated this

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  • Porterhouse Medical strengthens the team with three new members.

    Joining our scientific services team as associate medical writers are Graeme McKenzie and Alex Williamson. Graeme has a PhD in biophysics and virology from the University of Nottingham. ... Alex is relocating from Scotland, where he completed a

  • Edinburgh Conference Centre

    Edinburgh Conference Centre. The Edinburgh Conference Centre is the purpose-designed conference facility in the heart of Heriot Watt University's Edinburgh campus. ... Address:. Heriot-Watt University. Riccarton Edinburgh. Scotland. EH14 4AS. United

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