NewsBII Small Equipment Award 2013
We are delighted to announce that this year's winner of the BII small equipment grant is Prof Steve Williams
Don't look at me!
Prof Bill Deakin from the Neuroscience and Psychiatry Unit recently gave a 10-minute 'talk of the month' for the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology about Neuroinflammation and the possibility of preventing schizophrenia
MRC fund a £4.2M research programme led by Bill Deakin and Steve Williams
The MRC have funded a £4.2M programme of research led by Bill Deakin (Psychosis and Mood section, IBBMH) and Steve Williams (Imaging section, Inst Population Health) entitled 'Defining the disturbance in cortical glutamate and GABA function in psychosis, its origins and consequences'. The research will have major implications for understanding schizophrenia and developing new biomarkers and treatments.
Manchester Minute Microlectures (M-cubed) videos are a smart way of introducing biomedical topics of general interest to a lay audience. M-cubed is a short series of sixty-second seminars presented by leading researchers in Manchester. The aim is to make complex topics easily accessible and to inspire the listener to find out more.