Archive: August 30, 2022

From Clinic to Bedside: The Importance of Point-of-Care Testing

By LifETIME CDT Student: Bianca Castelli (NUI Galway) Suffering from a neurodegenerative condition is already strenuous. On top of dealing with the hardship of a disease, countless visits to several clinicians can make things even worse. For many people living with these conditions, getting out of the house and into a clinic is not an easy

Making Marrow Models for Stem Cell Maintenance

By LifETIME CDT Student: Conor Robinson (University of Glasgow) The population of Haematopoietic Stem Cells (HSCs) present at birth will be responsible for repopulating the body with all blood and immune cells until death. If someone is dealt a bad hand and their HSCs are damaged or mutate, this can result in many blood disorders like