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The Future of Medicine: Innovation from bench to bedside

March 10 2009


St Joseph's College in Dumfries

This workshop was also presented at the Big Bang, a national science and engineering fair, in London on 5th March 2009.

Organised by:

ESRC Innogen Centre, The University of Edinburgh, Old Surgeons' Hall, High School Yards, Edinburgh, EH1 1LZ


Teachers\' resources will be available to download soon.



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