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The Second International Conference on In Utero Transplantation and Fetal Gene Therapy

This two day conference will cover the very latest research on in utero transplantation, fetal immunology and fetal gene therapy. Following the successful inaugural international conference in San Francisco in April 2014, the theme of this second meeting is “Translating fetal stem cell and gene therapies into the clinic”. Hear the latest research on treating haemoglobinopathies and brittle bone diseases using fetal approaches. Understand recent discoveries about the developing fetal immune system. More...

Starts: Oct 9, 2015 8:30:00 AM


“Genomes, integrative biology and new medicines: why scientists and clinicians must work together”

by Professor Sir by Tom Blundell FRS, FMedSci, Director of Research and Professor Emeritus in Biochemistry, University of Cambridge More...

Starts: Oct 12, 2015 1:00:00 PM

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Critical Appraisal

In this one day workshop we consider how to critically appraise research papers. Each section in a paper is covered in turn and there is much emphasis on evaluating the collection and analysis of data as described by the authors. Widely available critical appraisal sheets are discussed. More...

Starts: Oct 13, 2015 12:00:00 AM

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Introduction to SPSS

This one-day course offers an introduction to the uses and functions of the statistical software SPSS including data entry and editing, and the basics of analyses and graphs. The course is ideally suited to those with little/no experience with SPSS, but basic knowledge of statistics is advantageous.

Starts: Oct 15, 2015 9:30:00 AM

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Introduction to R

This one day course aims to familiarise participants with the R interface and the R language, in order to enable them to conduct statistical analysis; from reading in their datasets to performing all mainstream statistical tests. More...

Starts: Oct 19, 2015 12:00:00 AM

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Introduction to Regression Analysis

This two half-day course provides an overview of different regression types and details the application of multiple linear regression. Ideas are built up from simple to more complex models. On the second day, analysis of a particular dataset is considered and sample software outputs viewed and interpreted More...

Starts: Oct 21, 2015 12:00:00 AM

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Nephrology Day for General Paediatricians

This 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 suitable for general paediatricians. 

Starts: Oct 30, 2015 9:00:00 AM

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Growing up happy in England

The mental health and wellbeing of children and young people are key policy priorities. The development of evidence-based approaches to improving wellbeing is vital to the development of effective policies and services. More...

Starts: Nov 4, 2015 12:00:00 AM

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Update in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine 2015

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. The course will be of interest to all paediatricians, specialist trainees and nurse practitioners in respiratory paediatrics.

Starts: Nov 5, 2015 9:00:00 AM


Practical Paediatric Neuroimaging Course

This course will appeal to all radiologists (consultants and trainees), radiographers and clinicians interested in paediatric neuroimaging. The content covers the breadth of day to day paediatric neuroradiology practice and aims to equip the practitioner with key image interpretation skills, focussing on diagnostic pearls and pitfalls one commonly encounters in paediatrics. The lecturers on the course are all Consultant Neuroradiologists at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust. More...

Starts: Nov 6, 2015 8:30:00 AM


"Twins, omics and precision medicine”

By Professor Tim Spector, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology, More...

Starts: Nov 9, 2015 1:00:00 PM


Otto Wolff Lecture

By Professor Peter Robinson, Professor of Medical Genomics , Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin. Part of the Otto Wolff Lecture series 2015.

Starts: Nov 9, 2015 1:00:00 PM


Paediatric Ophthalmology 2015: An update in paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus

This course is designed for consultants, associate specialists and specialist registrars who wish to update their knowledge of paediatric ophthalmology.

Content will include update sessions, case presentations and keynote lectures. More...

Starts: Nov 23, 2015 8:30:00 AM


Great Ormond Street Hospital Echo Course part 2: Echo Assessment of Complex Congenital Heart Disease

As more and more children with congenital heart disease are surviving beyond infancy, those working both in paediatrics and adult cardiology are increasingly finding themselves caring for patients who have undergone treatment for congenital heart disease.   More...

Starts: Nov 28, 2015 9:00:00 AM


Neonatal and Paediatric Ventilation December 2015

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. More...

Starts: Dec 3, 2015 8:30:00 AM

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This one-day course will introduce delegates to the basic principles of ANOVA, and how to choose, run, interpret, and report a variety of ANOVA models. The course takes a hands-on approach to learning, with SPSS software used for demonstration and practice throughout. More...

Starts: Dec 7, 2015 12:00:00 AM

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Reliability and Validity 

This one-day course offers an introduction to the principles, methods of assessment, and the appropriateness of statistical analyses for different types of measurement validity and reliability. Particular focus is given to statistical assessment of reliability over time, context and rater. More...

Starts: Dec 8, 2015 12:00:00 AM

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Introduction to Logistic regression

This one day course focuses on understanding the principles of logistic regression via the notions of odds/odds ratios and transformations. How good the given model is will be discussed and ways of improving it. More...

Starts: Dec 14, 2015 12:00:00 AM


Otto Wolff Lecture

Part of the Otto Wolff Lecture series 2015. More...

Starts: Dec 14, 2015 1:00:00 PM

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Sample size estimation and power calculations

This one day course gives the basics of sample size estimation. It will be of use to those embarking on a research project and who are perhaps trying to complete ethics and grant application forms. Both precision and power estimation approaches are covered. More...

Starts: Dec 15, 2015 12:00:00 AM

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Introduction to Survival/Time-to-event Data Analysis

This one-day course introduces the concept of modelling time-to event data, commonly known as survival analysis. Log-rank tests and Cox proportional hazard regression models are used to determine associations between different factors and the event occurring. More...

Starts: Dec 17, 2015 12:00:00 AM

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Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics

This five-day course offers a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental aspects of research methods and statistics. From study design, data types, and graphs, through to choice and interpretation of statistical tests, with particular focus on standard errors, confidence intervals and p-values. More...

Starts: Jan 18, 2016 12:00:00 AM


6th UK Swallowing Research Group Conference

The UKSRG comprises clinicians and researchers from a wide range of professional disciplines including biomedical engineering, speech and language therapy, radiography, radiology, ENT, gastroenterology, stroke medicine, dietetics, oral health, general medicine and neurology who recognize the multidisciplinary of the clinical specialties and basic science that supports developments in the field. More...

Starts: Feb 4, 2016 8:00:00 AM


GOSH Laser Course

This will be a great opportunity to learn about the use of lasers, laser physics and safety. You will learn from the vast experience of various renowned lecturers speaking at the course. Lectures include use of laser on ethnic skin and the role of nurses and psychosocial teams.  More...

Starts: Feb 10, 2016 9:30:00 AM


GOSH Paediatric Dermatology Course

2 day model - Interactive element for self-assessment

Starts: Feb 11, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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