Mr I's next 'Topic for Discussion'

 

A US drug company says it has created the first therapy that could slow Alzheimer's disease, and it is now ready to bring it to market. Currently, there are no drugs that can do this - existing ones only help with symptoms. Biogen says it will seek regulatory approval in the US for the groundbreaking" drug, aducanumab. Join Mr I to discuss this and many other news stories.

Biology enrichment runs every Monday, second lunch (1.25-1.45pm) in Lab B1

MED:SEM CALENDAR

Sessions run from 4.10 - 4.40pm in Room A

Seizures and Epilepsy

In this seminar, Mr I will describe the nature of partial and generalised seizures, and explain how a diagnosis of epilepsy is made. Treatments will be explored, with reference to real clinical cases.

Problem-based Learning – Solving Patient Cases: Session 6

Join us for this fascinating seminar tackling real life patient cases; you will need to decide the best course of treatment in each case.

Beyond the Spec: Printing human organs

Cosmetic Surgery - Is it worth the risk?

In this seminar, we will discuss the medical consequences of undergoing such procedures.

Beyond the Spec: The Thyroid Gland

Is Private Healthcare better than the NHS?

Why would patients pay privately for medical treatment, as opposed to using the NHS? In this seminar, we will look at the potential reasons why? 

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23/9

9/10

12/11

27/11

9/12

CONFIRMATION OF ATTENDANCE

Coming soon to MED:SEM

  • Catch Me If You Can - MRR + The Lincoln Index

  • How unique are fingerprints?

  • Beyond the Spec: Understanding the Menstrual Cycle

  • Who should care for the elderly?

  • Beyond the Spec: Skeleton, Bones and Joints

  • Beyond the Spec: What happens to CO2 we breathe in?

  • How religion may affect your medical care

  • Beyond the Spec: Courtship behaviours

  • Choosing the right medical school

  • Beyond the Spec: Different Types of White Blood Cell

  • Would digital DNA make you live a healthier life?

  • Beyond the Spec: Gas exchange in Fish