Secrets from Within the Human Body

Secrets from Within the Human Body

So to the campus at Sussex University on a mellow May evening and specifically to a lecture theatre in the Brighton and Sussex Medical School for an hour long talk delivered by Dr Claire Smith, Head of Anatomy; Dr Andrew Dilley, Senior Lecturer of Anatomy; and Ms Catherine Hennessy, Teaching Fellow of Anatomy... 

Telling the Story of Parkinson’s Disease: Can Comics Help?

Telling the Story of Parkinson’s Disease: Can Comics Help?

People with Parkinson’s Disease, researchers, graphic artists and comic creators have come together to capture a sense of being diagnosed with the condition. The evening will mix visuals, discussion and a close-up look at the experience of patients and their carers... 

The Romantic Disease: Art and TB

The Romantic Disease: Art and TB

My beloved alma mater, the University of Sussex, is no stranger to interdisciplinarity. Even so, this event at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) stretched the definition of 'scientific discourse' in this exploration of a most literary disease: tuberculosis...