ICH Events

October 2014

13 October
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Liver-targeted Gene Therapy; a 100 million year Odyssey

Speaker: Professor Ian Alexander, University of Sydney.

16 October
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Lewis Spitz Symposium

This annual symposium focuses on aspects of paediatric surgery, providing an insight into innovation and current practice, with speakers from the major centres of excellence in the field.

17 October

2nd London Metabolic Study Day

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This one day course aims to promote the awareness of inherited metabolic diseases and to increase the knowledge base about diagnostic pathways, management and the multidisciplinary approach needed for these patients.

November 2014

4 - 5 November
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International Feeding Disorders Conference 2014

Conference Convened by National Steering Group for Childhood Feeding Disorders

This is a two-day multi-disciplinary conference on feeding and eating in childhood and related disturbances. The emphasis will be on research and clinical practice developments relating to developmental, systemic and bio-behavioural aspects of feeding and eating disturbances.

6 November
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Update in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine

The purpose of this annual course is to provide an update on current practice in paediatric respiratory medicine on an everyday basis.

The programme and range of issues covered will be suitable for everyone concerned with paediatric respiratory medicine.

10 November
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Otto Wolff Lecture

Speaker: Professor Carol Dezateux, Scientific Director Life Study, UCL Institute of Child Health

14 November
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Nephrology Day for General Paediatricians

This annual one-day course aims to give a full overview of paediatric nephrology by selecting different themes each year and presenting them in a way which will be useful for general paediatricians.

17 November
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Practical Parenteral Nutrition

Well-established, multi-disciplinary paediatric course suitable for paediatricians, surgeons, dietitians, pharmacists, nurses

Course Directors: Susan Hill, Venetia Horn, Sarah Macdonald Jutta Köglmeier, Anna Hughes Great Ormond Street Hospital

December 2014

4 - 5 December

Neonatal and Paediatric Ventilation

This popular course combines lectures with practical workshop sessions. The programme includes a wide range of topics including initiation, maintenance, weaning off assisted ventilation and special ventilatory techniques.

8 December
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Otto Wolff Lecture

Speakers: Dr William van 't Hoff and Mrs Jennifer Newman, Medicines for Children Research Network (MCRN)

February 2015

5 - 6 February
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GOSH Paediatric Dermatology Course

Day 1 – Basic Paediatric Dermatology:this day will focus on diagnosis, up to date management, and practical guidelines for success in treatment.

Day 2 – Advanced Paediatric Dermatology: this day will focus on diagnosis, genetic basis of disease, new treatments and investigations, and practical guidelines for management.