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What’s new with SHARE

In this section you will be able to read all the latest news on the SHARE initiative. In the coming months, as the SHARE community grows, we’ll be providing updates from the team on current activity as well as information on forthcoming health trials in Scotland which you can take part in.

We’ll also highlight some of the people who are helping us in our drive to improve Scotland’s health by signing up to the register and bring you news from partners across the health sector who are supporting this great new project.

SHARE director mentors in African Adventure to help prevent blindness

Two students from St Andrews cycle across Africa to help prevent blindness and deafness throughout the country by distributing new portable diagnostic tools.

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World Alzheimer's Day

Friday 21st of September is World Alzheimer's Day!

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Scottish Precision Medicine Research set to Gain Government Funding Boost

At the Precision Medicine Summit on Monday Nicola Sturgeon announced her plans for funding research within this area in Scotland.

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Support for SHARE at Tomorrow's Doctors Event in Aberdeen

SHARE was represented by both Dr Soha El-Batrawy and Dr Sam Philip at the Tomorrow's doctors event in Aberdeen.

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Cancer Patient feels 'Privilged to be Alive' After NHS Trial Treatment

A musician from Manchester has spoken of her joy at the NHS clinical trial which has given her the chance of an extended life.

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Majority of Scots Back National DNA Database

A majority of Scots would be willing to provide a blood sample to form part of a UK-wide national DNA database aimed at improving medical research, according to a new poll.

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The Launch of a Sister Register to SHARE in North West London

Discover is our sister research register that has been set up in North West London which, like SHARE, is designed to help patients and members of the public to take part in health research.

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Lord Provost Becomes 200,000th SHARE Signatory at Celebration of Global Diabetes Partnership

Lord Provost of Dundee Ian Borthwick became the 200,000th signatory to the SHARE register.

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The Human Genome Project: Where are we now?

Professor Colin Palmer, co-Director of SHARE, is giving a lecture about the Human Genome Project (HGP) and how mapping the human genome has translated into current research and precision medicine.

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We need to talk about genomics

Healthcare is changing. Just as in the 15th century, explorers left Europe to discover what lay beyond the horizon, 21st-century medical scientists are delving into a realm that was previously out of reach: our genetic code.

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