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  • 70 Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow Caledonian University

    G4 0BA Glasgow

    United Kingdom


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Research interests

Current funding and consulting interests:

XENOISLET 2013-2017

XENOME 2013-2016

TRIAD 2011-2014

Scientific Protein Laboratories LLC

Xenothera (INSERM)

British Meat Processors Association



PhD student:

Zoe Laing 2012-2015

Is Hepatitis E virus present in commercial shellfish sold in Scotland: risk to public health.



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Research Output

Are there better assays to evaluate the risk of transmission of porcine endogenous retroviruses (PERVs) to human cells?

Denner, J. & Scobie, L., 29 Aug 2019, In : Xenotransplantation. 26, 4, 3 p., e12510.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Assessment of porcine endogenous retrovirus transmission across an alginate barrier used for the encapsulation of porcine islets

Crossan, C., Mourad, N. I., Smith, K., Gianello, P. & Scobie, L., Dec 2018, In : Xenotransplantation. 25, 6, e12409.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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    Cellular xenotransplantation of animal cells into people: benefits and risk

    Scobie, L., Galli, C., Gianello, P., Cozzi, E. & Schuurman, H-J., 30 Apr 2018, Scientific and Technical Review. OIE, Vol. 37. p. 113-122

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Open Access
  • 79 Downloads (Pure)

    Examining the potential for porcine-derived islet cells to harbour viral pathogens

    Crossan, C., O'Hara, Z., Mourad, N., Gianello, P. & Scobie, L., Apr 2018, In : Xenotransplantation. 25, 2, e12375.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 47 Downloads (Pure)

    First report of the presence of hepatitis E virus in Scottish harvested shellfish purchased at retail level

    O'Hara, Z., Crossan, C., Craft, J. & Scobie, L., 13 Feb 2018, In : Food and Environmental Virology. 10, p. 217-221 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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