News round-up

Issued: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 16:06:00 GMT

‌Digital health education programmes receive recognition

Professor Iain McInnes, Professor of Experimental Medicine at the Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, collaborates with Martin Lennon and his company, CESAS Medical, to deliver an online educational resource across the world for new innovations in rheumatology.  The Cytokine Signalling Forum reaches several thousand clinicians around the world with podcasts and other online educational offerings every month.

They have now won four more awards at the Digital Health Awards Fall 2018.:

CESAS Medical / University of Glasgow

  • BRONZE / EULAR 2018 Conference Highlights / Division: Educational Institution / Audience: Health Professionals
  • MERIT / Highlights from EULAR 2018: Current and Future Perspectives in the Cytokine Signalling Blockade / Division: Educational Institution / Audience: Health Professionals

CESAS Publications / BMJ Group

  • BRONZE / Considerations in Medicine: Considering Biosimilars in Inflammatory Diseases / Division: Media / Publishing / Audience: Health Professionals
  • BRONZE / Considerations in Medicine: Considering Biosimilars in Inflammatory Diseases Online Course / Division: Media / Publishing / Audience: Health Professionals

 

CSSC Scotland Business Bulletin: 2018 Festive Special

The Cross-sector Safety and Security Communications (CSSC) Scotland facilitates the two-way sharing of safety, security and resilience information between the public and private sectors so that businesses can make informed, appropriate decisions and keep their operations running and their people, assets and customers safe.

It has published a "festive special" news bulletin. Please find a link here.

 

Professor Fabio Quondamatteo receives an Honorary Fellowship from RCPSG 

Professor Fabio Quondamatteo received an Honorary Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (RCPSG) on Friday, 23 November.  An Honorary Fellowship is the most prestigious honour the Royal College bestows. Elected Fellows will have made substantial contributions to their specialty, and/or will have attainments of such distinction as to justify election.

Professor Quondamatteo, who is a Professor of Anatomy in Human Life Sciences, said: “I am honoured, flattered, and delighted." To his colleagues in the Anatomy Faculty, he said: “Thank you all for the great support given to me since I arrived. Without all of us contributing positively and working in the right direction, we would not have achieved what we have so far."