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The University of Edinburgh

33 Buccleuch Place

Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9JS

United Kingdom

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The University of Edinburgh has been providing training for social workers since 1918. It is one of the largest centres for social work education in the UK and is among the highest ranked for the quality of its teaching and research. We provide a range of ... more

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Employment History


The Shaw Prize Foundation Limited


Ph.D. Trustee and Scientific Advisor
Rett UK

Board Member
The Patrick Wild Centre

Wellcome Centre for Cell Biology

Scientific Advisory Board Member
Stratified Medicine Scotland

Board Member

Foreign Associate Member
US National Academy of Sciences

Cancer Research UK

Member of the Editorial Board
King's College London

Royal Societies of London and Edinburgh

Scientific Advisory Board Member
University of Oxford


Board Member
Genome Research

Deputy Chairman of the Trust's Board of Governors
The Wellcome Trust Limited

Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board
International Rett Syndrome Association

Permanent Member
The Epigenome NoE

Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board

Kirkhouse Trust

Member of the Science Planning Committee
The Francis Crick Institute

Institute for Molecular Pathology


University of Edinburgh

University of Sussex


University of Sussex UK


Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry


University of Sussex


University of Sussex , United Kingdom

field of biology

French Academy of Sciences

Honorary Degree

Honorary Doctor of Science

University of Sussex



Edinburgh University


University of Edinburgh


University of Edinburgh , Scotland

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Staff profiles | The University of Edinburgh [cached]

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OAARSN Autism News Bulletin, 1 July 2006 [cached]

New research from the lab of Adrian Bird, a molecular geneticist at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, reveals that abnormally high levels of a protein called Uqcrc1 in the brains of mouse models of Rett Syndrome cause mitochondria--the cells' powerhouses--to work overtime. "This is the first time a mitochondrial gene has been linked to Rett Syndrome," says Dr Bird. Co-author Skirmantas Kriaucionis, now at Rockefeller University in New York City, hopes the finding will lead to treatments for the disorder. "Knowledge of specific physiological defects will, in the future, provide targets for therapeutic intervention," he adds.

Governance Board | overview [cached]

Professor Adrian Bird, Director, Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, UoE

Dr. Zoghbi shares the award with ... [cached]

Dr. Zoghbi shares the award with Dr. Adrian P. Bird, Buchanan Professor of Genetics at the University of Edinburgh, UK, for their discovery of the chemical modification of the DNA of chromosomes that influences gene control and leads to Rett syndrome, a rare genetic neurological and developmental disorder that affects the way the brain develops, causing a progressive inability to use muscles for eye and body movements and speech.

Bird Food Archives - Hay Barn Pet Supply [cached]

In the early 1990s, Adrian Bird of the University of Edinburgh discovered the MeCP2 protein and proposed that it functions as a repressor of downstream genes.

This research was funded primarily by RSRT through the MECP2 Consortium, an unconventional collaboration between our lab and the labs of Adrian Bird and Gail Mandel.

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