News

Genetic insights into Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Wednesday 15th March 2017

An international study led by scientists at The Roslin Institute highlights gut macrophage dysregulation as a key process leading to Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Milestone in bid to build complex organism

Friday 10th March 2017

Scientists have made significant progress towards recreating a functioning synthetic organism from scratch.
Pledge aids bid to beat autism

Tuesday 7th March 2017

Autism will be better understood thanks to a substantial investment from a US philanthropic foundation.
DNA study to probe causes of rare diseases

Wednesday 1st March 2017

People in Scotland with rare genetic diseases are set to benefit from a DNA study that seeks to improve their diagnoses and treaments.
£100m centre seeks global tech solutions

Friday 24th February 2017

Scientists at Edinburgh are to help develop cutting edge technologies at a new £100m research centre.
Dolly the sheep continues to inspire 20 years after media storm

Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Twenty years after Dolly the sheep’s dramatic introduction to the world, researchers have been reflecting on her scientific legacy.
Students showcase global fight against superbug threat

Tuesday 21st February 2017

Students are teaming up with leading health experts to host a public event highlighting the risks posed by antibiotic resistance.
Fifth of food lost to over-eating and waste

Monday 20th February 2017

Almost 20 per cent of the food made available to consumers is lost through over-eating or waste, a study suggests.
A humanized phenotypic screening platform for chronic pain

Monday 20th February 2017

Gain knowledge of compound profiling to advance research in the CNS and pain therapeutic fields and get an understanding of hiPSC-based phenotypic screening.
Director appointed to lead The Roslin Institute

Wednesday 15th February 2017

Professor Eleanor Riley has been appointed to head The Roslin Institute and will take up post later this year in succession to Professor David Hume.