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Linda Scobie


  • 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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Swine Medicine & Life Sciences
Endogenous Retroviruses Medicine & Life Sciences
Heterologous Transplantation Medicine & Life Sciences
Hepatitis E virus Medicine & Life Sciences
Hepatitis E Medicine & Life Sciences
Zoonoses Medicine & Life Sciences
Retroviridae Agriculture & Biology
Scotland Medicine & Life Sciences

Research Output 1995 2019

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

18 Downloads (Pure)

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
Endogenous Retroviruses
Cultured Cells
alginic acid
40 Downloads (Pure)

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
Heterologous Transplantation
Tissue and Organ Procurement
Animal Welfare
16 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
Islets of Langerhans
Newborn Animals
155 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Hepatitis E virus