Dr Joanna Collingwood and Professor Jon Dobson, Research Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine, have been awarded 18 shifts (£63,000) at the DIAMOND synchrotron for a project entitled "Analysis of altered iron biominerals in hippocampus and superior temporal gyrus in Alzheimer's disease vs. control cases ".
Dr Collingwood and Professor Dobson, along with Dr. Chris Exley, Research Institute for the Environment, Physical Sciences and Applied Mathematics, were also awarded 18 shifts (£63,000) for work on "Analysis of pathological iron in substantia nigra and globus pallidus of Parkinson's disease vs. control cases".
Professor Dobson has also received a Medical Research Council Milstein Award for "innovative research with high potential for scientific payback" of £220,931 for a project entitled "Development of an improved system for magnetic nanoparticle-based gene transfection".
The David Bruce Centre for American Studies has received a grant of £21,896 from the Evangeline B. Bruce Trust. The funds will be used to maintain the Centre's varied programmes, including support for American Studies teaching at Keele, grants to active researchers, a seminar series, conferences, postgraduate bursaries and sponsorship of American Studies events in Europe. Named after the distinguished American diplomat David K. E. Bruce, the Centre was founded in 1969 to further and encourage research in matters relating to the United States.
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