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UCL shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award

UCL has been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award.

The Award, which is sponsored by the National Centre for Entrepreneurship Education, seeks to recognise an institution which has developed an unparalleled environment for fostering enterprise throughout its staff and students and delivered significant impact in its local community, across the UK and overseas.

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Improving Liver Transplant Outcomes, Your Views

Publication date: Oct 4, 2011 11:10:00 AM

Start: Nov 12, 2011 10:00:00 AM
End: Nov 12, 2011 4:00:00 PM

Location: Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital

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Please come and express your views and learn about new developments in liver transplantation.

Morning Session

9.30-10am  -  Registration and coffee
Video: Royal Free Hospital 20 years of liver transplant

10am - Lunch

Invited speakers and discussion

Topics covered

  • History of liver transplantation
  • Current transplant outcomes and limitations
  • Areas for development in liver transplant
  • Ethics of organ donation/tissue use for research
  • Regulations for research
  • Trust perspective on Transplant

12:30 - 1:30pm - Lunch
Film premiere: Making of "Thank You for Life" book 

Afternoon Session

4pm -  Lunch

Invited speakers and discussion

Topics covered:

  • Thank You for Life - book of letters from donor recipients to donors
  • MARS "liver dialysis" therapy in liver failure
  • New Hepatitis C treatments
  • New liver transplant perfusion device (LIVET)
  • Drugs trials in liver transplantation
  • Talk from a patient representative

This is a KT Champion event.

REGISTER HERE >>