UCL Division of Medicine


DoM PhD Upgrade: Maryam Al-Mansouri and Ping Kang

23 May 2022, 3:00 pm–4:00 pm


PhD Upgrade Seminar Monday 23rd May 2022, 3:00 pm–4:00pm

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff | UCL students




Tricia O’Dell – Division of Medicine

Division of Medicine PhD Upgrade Seminar

'Investigation of novel biomarkers for COVID-19 to predict severity of the disease using OMICs technologies'
Maryam Al-Mansouri
Department for Inflammation

Supervisors: Primary: Prof Vidya Mohamed-Ali, Subsidiary: Dr Nelson Orie
Key words: COVID-19; Proteomics; Disease severity; Biomarkers

'The role of Casein Kinase 2 in the Metabolism of Pulmonary Artery Smooth Muscle Cell Phenotypic Changes in Pulmonary Artery Hypertension '
Ping Kang
Department for Inflammation

Supervisors:  Prof Ponticos, Markella, Dr Taanman, Jan-Willem Dr Abu-Hanna, Jeries 
Key words: Pulmonary Artery Hypertension, Casein Kinase 2, Glycolysis, Mitochondrial respiration, Pulmonary Artery Smooth Muscle Cell 

This seminar is hosted by Krista Rombouts
Institute for Liver and Digestive Health

This seminar will be streamed online: LINK 
Monday 23rd May 2022, 3:00 pm–4:00 pm

Audience members: Please ensure that your mic is muted and video turned off during the talks. There will be a 10-minute Q&A at the end. Please ensure that you use the ‘raise hand’ function if you would like to ask a question. Thank you.  

Please contact Tricia O’Dell for all enquires 
The seminars are open to UCL, UCLH & NHS staff, students and their visitors