Tag Archives: medicine

6th November 2017 – On The Face Of It

Surfaces and Interfaces in Chemistry, Physics and Medicine Dr Andrew Thomas of the School of Materials, Photon Science Institute, The University of Manchester will be presenting this topic. Every solid or liquid has a surface. We probably take this for granted, but … Continue reading

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8th May 2017 – Human Leucocyte Antigen (HLA) System

Andy Canterbury is the business development manager for MC Diagnostics, a small company based in St Asaph, North Wales and they have developed a DNA microarray platform for medical diagnostic testing; the primary application being HLA typing. Andrew has an … Continue reading

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5th September 2016 – Zika Virus

Zika Virus – Separating Fact from Fiction Dr Lee Haines  gave us an overview on the current Zika virus outbreak in the Americas and focussed on the history of Zika, the different ways the virus can be transmitted, the clinical … Continue reading

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4th July 2016 – Pain

Pain – The Art and Science of Why People Hurt Our speaker this month is David Nolan, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist, and son of Macclesfield SciBar Chairman.  He will be with us to talk about “pain“.

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4th January 2016 – The Impact of Alcohol on the Elderly

Professor Clare Holdsworth of Keele University will talk to us of the different patterns of alcohol intake as we age and how it is changing in modern times.

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11th May 2015 – Decrypting the Viral Enigma Code

Professor Peter Stockley will discuss his work “Decrypting the viral enigma code – recent progress in anti viral therapy”. It certainly sounds much more like trying to solve the German “Enigma” code in the second world war than unravelling how … Continue reading

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