UCL Division of Medicine


DoM PhD Upgrade: Thomas Callender and Ali Al Rashed

09 May 2022, 3:00 pm–4:00 pm


PhD Upgrade Seminar Monday 9th 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

'Personalising lung cancer screening with machine learning'
Thomas Callender
Lungs for Living, Department for Respiratory Medicine
Supervisors: Professor Sam Janes, Professor Nora Pashayan
Key words: lung cancer, risk prediction, machine learning

'Uncovering an Infectious Cause of Mesoamerican Nephropathy'
Ali Al Rashed
Renal Medicine

Supervisors: Dr Ben Caplin and Prof Jill Norman
Key words: Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Cause, Infectious Diseases, Metagenomics, Serology Testing

This seminar is hosted by Dr Angela Tam, Department for Inflammation

This seminar will be streamed online: LINK 
Monday 9th 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