UCL Division of Medicine


Division of Medicine Seminar Series 2021-22

The Division of Medicine Seminar Series continued to take place virtually through 2021-22

Professor Ashutosh Wechalekar (UCL/RF)

'Systemic AL amyloidosis – emerging from the shadows'
Tuesday 12th October 2021
Host: Nephtali Marina-Gonzalez

Professor Bent Winding Deleuran (Aarhus University)

'Co-inhibitory and co-stimulatory molecules in rheumatoid arthritis Focus on PD-1 and 4-1BB'
26th October 2021
Host: Professor David Abraham

Professor Sadaf Farooqi (Cambridge University)

'Mechanisms underlying obesity and thinness'
Tuesday 16th November 2021
Host: Nephtali Marina-Gonzalez

Professor Shiranee Sriskandan (Imperial College London)

'Streptococcus pyogenes: a metastatic enemy'
Tuesday 30th November 2021
Host: Jeremy Brown

Professor Hannah Wunsch (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre)

'Scratching the surface of treatment for shock'
Tuesday 18th January 2022
Host: Mervyn Singer 

Dr Lola Solebo (UCL GOS Institute of Child Health)

'Improving outcomes for children with eye and vision disorders'
Tuesday 1st February 2022
Host: Coziana Ciurtin

Professor Anjali Kusumbe (Oxford University)

'Vascular control of tissue ageing'
Tuesday 15th February 2022

Dr Martin Griffith (Barts Hospital)

'Violence Reduction - changing the conversation'
Tuesday 1st March 2022
Host: Nephtali Marina-Gonzalez

Professor Kimme Hyrich (University of Manchester)

'Understanding the Safety of Biologic Therapies for Rheumatoid Arthritis'
Tuesday 22 March 2022
Host: Coziana Ciurtin

Dr Veena Taneja (Mayo Clinic)

'Harnessing Small Intestinal Axis for treating inflammatory diseases'
Tuesday 5th April 2022
Host: Coziana Ciurtin

Professor John Martin (UCL)

'A clinical trial of small molecule metabolic activation of T regulatory lymphocytes in Covid-19; implications for new therapies outside Covid'
Tuesday 26th April 2022
Host: Derek Gilroy

Dr Johannes Roth (University of Munster)

'Dorsal root ganglion as an intrinsic filtering device'
Tuesday 17th May 2022

Professor Nikita Gamper (University of Leeds)

'Dorsal root ganglion as an intrinsic filtering device'
Tuesday 24th May 2022
Host: John Wood

Janko Nikolich- Žugich

'De novo immune responses to microbial pathogens with aging : mice, men, SARS-CoV-2 and some surprising turns'
Monday 20th June 2022