University of St Andrews

The University of St. Andrews is credited with being the first university founded in Scotland in 1413. The University of St. Andrews has a reputation for exemplary scientific research, academic excellence and currently is in the process of building a new School of Medicine in the center of the Science Center. The objective is to create a synergistic atmosphere for scientific inquiry, physician training and scientific research. The university is divided into four faculties; Arts, Divinity, Medicine and Science. St. Andrews confers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees as well as medical and combined medical/science degrees.

St Katharine's West, 16 The Scores, St Andrews Fife KY16 9AX Scotland, United Kingdom

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccination works but a small number are still at increased risk

Men are more at risk of experiencing a severe complication from the COVID-19 virus than women even after vaccination, although the risk is low with only 0.07 percent of partially vaccinated and 0.006 percent of fully vaccinated ...

Medical research

Medics should treat gender and sex differently

Patients' sex and gender are being confused by doctors at the risk of reducing the effectiveness of treatment, a group of senior medical researchers, led by the University of St Andrews, has concluded.


Zinc could be key to new diabetes treatments

Researchers at the University of St Andrews say a greater understanding of how zinc is handled in our body could lead to improved treatments for people with diabetes.


Common eyesight myth about strabismus demystified

New research led by the University of St Andrews finds that a common eye condition has little or no impact on an aspect of a person's three-dimensional perception.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Exercise prescriptions needed to get patients active

A nationwide health initiative, that will be rolled out widely in GP practices next year, will only work if formal referrals and prescriptions are used, according to a new study led by the University of St Andrews.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 and public compliance

A new study, led by the University of St Andrews, sheds fresh light on the conditions under which people in groups follow the behavior of others, which can help understand human behavior in relation to COVID-19 restrictions.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Peru facing rural COVID-19 disaster

A disaster is looming in Peru caused by COVID-19 as thousands return to their rural homes where there are limited resources and facilities, according to research carried out at the University of St Andrews.


Ethnic minorities in Scotland have longer life expectancy

People living in Scotland who describe themselves as being of an ethnic minority have a longer life expectancy than those describing themselves as White Scottish, according to new research led by the University of St Andrews.


'Significant' COVID-19 drug breakthrough

A new inhalation treatment for preventing the spread of COVID-19 is potentially far more effective than currently existing versions, according to new research carried out at the University of St Andrews.

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