UCL Division of Medicine


External Seminar Series

For 2023/2024, these seminars for UCL staff and students take place monthly on a Wednesday 1-2pm in the Rayne Building Second Floor Seminar Room and livestreamed on Microsoft Teams. The convenors are Dr Thomas McDonnell (Inflammation), Diana Matei (Inflammation), Dr Daniel Stuckey (CABI) and Dr Matthew Swire (WIBR).

Seminars 2022-23

Dr Peter Grayson, National Institutes of Health
Somatic Mutations in Rheumatologic Diseases: VEXAS Syndrome and Beyond
Thursday 29 September 2022

Dr Edward Vital, University of Leeds
Emerging Concepts of Type I interferons in SLE
Thursday 17 November 2022  

Professor Edwin Chilvers, Imperial College London
The function and fate of human neutrophils: studies to quantify circulating half-life and lung retention
Thursday 1 December 2022

Professor Neil Henderson, University of Edinburgh
Using Single Cell Genomics and Spatial Profiling Approaches to Decode Human Liver Regeneration and Repair
Monday 16 January 2023

Professor Anne Barton, University of Manchester
Predicting response to therapies in rheumatoid arthritis: challenges and progress
Thursday 19 January 2023

Dr Colin Chu, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
Using Ocular Imaging to understand fundamental immunology in vivo
Thursday 9 March 2023

Professor Paul Dalby, Biochemical Engineering
Engineering therapeutic proteins to be easier to develop and formulate
Thursday 30 March 2023

Dr Laura Andreoli, University of Brescia
Women's Health in Rheumatology: conversations between the clinic and the bench
Thursday 18 May 2023

Professor Laurent Arnaud, Clinical Professor of Medicine at Strasbourg University
What are the main 2023 Challenges in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus?
Thursday 8 June 2023

Professor Sarah Walmsley, University of Edinburgh
Reprogramming the neutrophil response
Thursday 22 June 2023

Professor Laura Haynes, Centre on Aging, University of Connecticut
Ageing and Influenza
Thursday 27 July 2023

Seminars 2021-22

Professor Ashutosh Wechalekar (UCL/RF)
Systemic AL amyloidosis - emerging from the shadows
Tuesday 12 October 2021

Professor Bent Winding Deleuran (Aarhus University)
Co-inhibitory and co-stimulatory molecules in rheumatoid arthritis Focus on PD-1 and 4-1BB
Tuesday 26 October 2021

Professor Sadaf Farooqi (Cambridge University)
Mechanisms underlying obesity and thinness
Tuesday 16 November 2021

Professor Shiranee Sriskandan (Imperial College London)
Streptococcus pyogenes: a metastatic enemy
Tuesday 30 November 2021

Professor Hannah Wunsch (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre)
Scratching the surface of treatment for shock
Tuesday 18 January 2022

Dr Lola Solebo (UCL GOS Institute of Child Health)
Improving outcomes for children with eye and vision disorders
Tuesday 1 February 2022

Professor Anjali Kusumbe (Oxford University)
Vascular control of tissue ageing
Tuesday 15 February 2022

Dr Martin Griffith (Barts Hospital)
Violence Reduction - changing the conversation
Tuesday 1 March 2022

Professor Kimme Hyrich (University of Manchester)
Understanding the Safety of Biologic Therapies for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Tuesday 22 March 2022

Dr Veena Taneja (Mayo Clinic)
Harnessing Small Intestinal Axis for treating inflammatory diseases
Tuesday 5 April 2022

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 26 April 2022

Dr Johannes Roth (University of Munster)
Dorsal root ganglion as an intrinsic filtering device
Tuesday 17 May 2022

Professor Nikita Gamper (University of Leeds)
Dorsal root ganglion as an intrinsic filtering device
Tuesday 24 May 2022

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