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Drugs Affecting 5-HT Systems
(Queen Mary University of London, 2013-12-16)
It was in the very early hours of a February morning in 1977 that I first looked down the microscope and saw yellow fluorescence, characteristic of 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) in frozen sections of Octopus brain. After ...
Migraine: Diagnosis, treatment and understanding c1960-2010
(Queen Mary University of London, 2014)
There are around eight million migraine sufferers in the UK today. This Witness Seminar looked at the last 50 years of research into the diagnosis and treatment of the condition and the changing attitudes of the medical ...
The Recent History of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
(Queen Mary University of London, 2014-10)
Psychiatric diagnosis is controversial and is regarded by some principally as a means of reinforcing the vested interests of medical professionals and pharmaceutical companies. On the other hand, the phenomena that are ...
Monoclonal Antibodies to Migraine: Witnesses to modern biomedicine, an A-Z
(Queen Mary, University of London, 2014-09-01)
The History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group hosted its first Witness Seminar, on monoclonal antibodies, in 1993. Since then more than sixty such meetings have been held, the most recent on migraine in 2013. These all ...
Clinical molecular genetics in the UK c.1975-c.2000
(Queen Mary, University of London, 2014-02-16)
Chaired by Professor Martin Bobrow and introduced by Professor Bob Williamson, this Witness Seminar included geneticists from a broad range of research and clinical specialities. Discussions of molecular research into ...
Medical genetics: Development of ethical dimensionsin clinical practice and research
(Queen Mary University of London, 2016-02-22)
A Witness Seminar on the emergence of complex ethical issues in clinical genetics practice, the evolution of these issues over several decades of advances in medical genetics research and social change, and the professionalization ...
Working with C. S. Sherrington, 1918-24