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Biomedical Frontiers

This series of public lectures will describe how biomedical research has increased our understanding of human health and disease.  The lectures will be presented by researchers from the School of Biochemistry & Immunology who will highlight some of the research carried out in the School and will discuss recent advances  in their field.   



All lectures will take place at 6:30 pm in the Stanley Quek Theatre, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Pearse Street. All welcome; admission free. Directions

16 October 2013

Inaugural lecture
Professor Gavin Davey
'The Ageing Brain - An exploration into Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases' Podcast

13 November 2013

Professor Amir Khan
Picturing the Molecules of Life’

11 December 2013

Professor Anne Molloy

'Folic acid and prevention of birth defects’

15 January 2014

Professor Ken Hun Mok
'Who da mule? - Smuggling molecules across (biological) borders'

12 March 2014


9 April 2014

Professor Ed Lavelle

‘Nano or no no? The biological effects of nanoparticles’

A number of lectures from last year's series are available as podcasts

For further information on research carried out in the School see
For further information on the public lecture series contact Nóirín:


Last updated: Mar 31 2014.