ICH Events - OWL archive

Details of the Otto Wolff Lectures in 2012-2014:

2014 OWLs

8 December 2014

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Involving children and young people to improve our research

Speakers: Dr William van 't Hoff and Mrs Jennifer Preston, Clinical Research Network: Children

10 November 2014

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Changing childhoods – understanding pathways to health in early life

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

13 October 2014

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Liver-targeted Gene Therapy; a 100 million year Odyssey

Speaker: Professor Ian Alexander, University of Sydney.

8 September 2014

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Biomedical Research now

Speaker: Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer & Chief Scientific Adviser, Department of Health.

14 July 2014

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Congenital malformations and cancer pathways: unlocking the secrets of the testis

Speaker: Professor Andrew Wilkie,Nuffield Professor of Pathology at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford

9 June 2014

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Harnessing tolerance mechanisms to replace long-term immunosuppression

Speaker: Professor Herman Waldmann, Emeritus Professor of Pathology, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology University of Oxford.

12 May 2014

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Congenital malformations and cancer pathways: unlocking the secrets of the testis

Speaker: Professor Andrew Wilkie,Nuffield Professor of Pathology at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford

4 April 2014

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How do oxygen-sensing pathways regulate neutrophil apoptosis and function during inflammation?

Speaker: Professor Moira Whyte, Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Sheffield.

March 2014 - No lecture

10 February 2014

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How Hepatitis B Virus exploits the immunotolerant liver environment

Speaker: Professor Mala Maini, Professor and Honorary Consultant, Viral Immunology/ Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator and Deputy Head, Department of Immunology, UCL Division of Infection and Immunity

27 January 2014

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Ocular coloboma: new genes and syndromes

Speaker: Professor David Fitzpatrick, Head of the Molecular & Developmental Section of the MRC Human Genetics Unit The University of Edinburgh.

2013 OWLs

9 December 2013

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The genomic architecture of platelet formation: Lessons learned from population studies and rare platelet syndromes of childhood

Speaker: Professor Willem Ouwehand,University of Cambridge Professor of Experimental Haematology, Honorary Faculty member Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Honorary NHSBT Consultant in Haematology.

11 November 2013

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Evidence based ENT. Utopia?

Speaker: Professor Anne Schilder, Director of UCLP's ENT Clinical Trials Programme & Theme Lead for ENT of the UCL CTU.

14 October 2013

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Tribute to my teachers Bill Marshall, Roland Levinsky and Mac Turner- Use of mouse models, exome sequencing and GWAS to study infection & immunity

Speaker: Professor Yu-Lung Lau, Doris Zimmerman Professor in Community Child Health, Chair Prof of Paediatrics, Dept of Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong.

9 September 2013

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Why fluid resuscitation in the FEAST trial was harmful: more than just wet

Speaker: Professor Kathryn Maitland, Professor of Tropical Paediatric Infectious Disease, Imperial College London

8 July 2013

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The clinical pathology of HIV in children: how much do we know?"

Speaker: Professor Sebastian Lucas, Emeritus Professor of Pathology, School of Medicine, King College London.

17 June 2013

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Making cells make mesoderm

Speaker:  Dr Jim Smith,  Director, MRC National Institute for Medical Research.

10 June 2013
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Epigenetics-lessons from investigating human imprinting disorders

Speaker: Professor Karen Temple, Professor of Medical Genetics, Human Development and Health, University of Southampton

13 May 2013

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Changes during a life time in Paediatric Surgery

Speaker: Professor Lewis Spitz, Emeritus Nuffield Professor of Paediatric Surgery, UCL Institute of Child Health.

8 April 2013

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Towards a Cure for the Lung Disease of Cystic Fibrosis

Speaker: Prof Robert Wilmott, IMMUNO Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Saint Louis University & Pediatrician-in-Chief, Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center,St. Louis, USA

11 March 2013

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The Adolescent brain

Speaker: Professor Sarah-Jane Blakemore, UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience.

18 February 2013

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School performance and health - a life course perspective on vulnerable populations

Annual Peckham Lecture by Professor Anders Hjern, Professor of Paediatric Epidemiology, Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm University

11 February 2013
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Using genetics to make impersonal medicines

Speaker: Professor Aroon Hingorani, Director UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science.

14 January 2013

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How much oxygen to give preterm babies- a tale of 5 global trials

Speaker: Professor Peter Brocklehurst, Director UCL Institute for Women's Health.

2012 OWLs

26 November 2012

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Precision Medicine: Only Precise With Deep Phenotyping

Speaker: Professor Raoul Hennekam, Professor of Pediatrics and Translational Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam.

1 October 2012

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Fair society, healthy lives

Speaker: Professor Sir Michael Marmot, UCL Dept of Epidemiology & Public Health.

10 September 2012

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The money is running out; so now what do we do?

Speaker: Professor Martin Elliott, Professor of Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, UCL & Co-Medical Director, GOSH.

18 June 2012

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Understanding the etiology of infantile onset autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD)

Speaker: Professor Peter Harris, Professor of Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology and Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

11 June 2012

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Mapping Cancer Origins

Speaker: Dr Richard Gilbertson, St Judes Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, USA.

14 May 2012

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Preventing ischemic heart disease: Why starting young matters

Speaker: Professor John Deanfield, UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences.

12 March

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The Impact of Postnatal Depression on Child Development: Mechanisms and a Global Health Perspective

Speaker: Professor Alan Stein, Dept of Psychiatry, University of Oxford.

27 February 2012

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MRI of the developing visual system

Speaker: Professor Mary Rutherford, Imperial College London.

16 January 2012

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Eukaryotes, mitochondria and the deep roots of ageing

Speaker: Dr Nick Lane, Dept of Genetics, Evolution & Environment, UCL.