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Medicine Case & Seminar Series

Our UCL Medicine Case and Seminar Series is on Tuesdays 1pm-2pm in the Rayne Second Floor Seminar Room / Royal Free Hospital, with lunch provided. Presentations are led by Principal Investigators.

Autumn 2023 

DateCoordinatorOn-site facilitatorMedicine CaseScience SeminarLocationRemote facilitator
12 Sept 2023Derek Gilroy, ETMAlison KellyA New Climate. Why we need to act, and what we need to do
Prof. Hugh Montgomery
RayneWinnie Han Langner, Kate Henderson, Royal Free (ILDH Seminar Room)
19 Sept 2023Rachel Chambers / Jeremy Brown, RespiratoryNicole HallidayTargeting antimicrobial resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections
Prof. Jeremy Brown
RayneLynn Knight, Alison Kelly, Royal Free
26 Sept 2023Krista Rombouts, ILDHAlison KellyCombating the rising tide of cirrhosis re-admissions: the role of digital therapeutics
Prof. Raj Mookerjee
Royal Free, ILDH Seminar RoomEsther Geary, Rayne
03 Oct 2023Alan Salama, RenalKate Henderson / Winnie Han LangnerA green and pleasant land: bucolic countryside, deadly poisons and ultrarare disease
Dr Stephen (Ben) Walsh
Royal Free, ILDH Seminar RoomCo-host, Prof. Sam Janes
AV: Alison Kelly, Rayne
10 Oct 2023Derek Gilroy, ETMAlison KellySudden cardiac death: from challenging the coroner's autopsy to finding a therapeutic solution
Prof. John Martin & Prof. Dave Selwood
RayneCo-host, Dr Adrian Brown
AV: Winnie Han Langner, Royal Free
17 Oct 2023David Abraham, InflammationKorsa KhanAntibody-associated reversal of transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy
Prof. Julian Gillmore
Pathophysiology and mechanisms of transthyretin aggregation
Dr Guglielmo Verona
Royal Free, ILDH Seminar RoomCo-host, Coziana Ciurtin
AV: Alison Kelly, Rayne
31 Oct 2023Dave Selwood, WIBRAndrea GoncalvesNeural mechanisms causing acute and chronic pain in humans
Prof. Martin Koltzenburg, Clinical & Movement Neurosciences
Cortical processing of persistent pain
Dr Liam Browne
RayneAV: Winnie Han Langner, Kate Henderson, Royal Free
07 Nov 2023Steve Halligan, ImagingAlison KellyA GBA1 variant carrier with agitated dreams and a hoarse voice
Dr Marco Toffoli
Glymphatic clearance of alpha-synuclein: a novel therapeutic target in Parkinson's?
Dr Ian Harrison
RayneAV: Lynn Knight, Royal Free
14 Nov 2023Rachel Chambers / Jeremy Brown, RespiratoryNicole HallidayTuberculosis: still crazy after all these years
Prof. Marc Lipman
Making an IMPACT on adherence to treatment for TB
Prof. Marc Lipman
Royal Free, ILDH Seminar RoomAV: Alison Kelly / Nicole Halliday
21 Nov 2023Krista Rombouts, ILDHLynn KnightInfection and cirrhosis: a decade & 2.5 multi-centre clinical trials -but any answers!
Prof. Alistair O'Brien
Royal Free, ILDH Seminar RoomAlison Kelly, Rayne
28 Nov 2023Alan Salama, RenalKate Henderson / Winnie Han LangnerImmunsing the immunosuppressed transplant patients
Prof. Alan Salama
Rethinking urinary tract infection as one black-and-white disease - a journey into the grey areas
Prof. Jennifer Rohn
Host: Rhys Evans
AV: Kate Henderson
Host: Puja Mehta
AV: Alison Kelly
05 Dec 2023Derek Gilroy, ETMAlison Kelly

Early Diagnosis of Lung Cancer - Cases from the SUMMIT and ASCENT Trials
Dr Ruth Prendecki

Harnessing emerging digital and quantum technologies for early disease diagnosis
Prof. Rachel McKendry, London Centre for Nanotechnology
RayneHost: John Hurst
AV: Lynn Knight, Royal Free
12 Dec 2023David Abraham, InflammationEsther Geary / Jeannie BerkeleyToo young for this! Cardiovascular risk in childhood-onset lupus
Prof. Coziana Ciurtin
Rayne
Host: Lizzy Rosser
AV: Alison Kelly
Royal Free, IDLH Seminar Room
Host: Markella Ponticos
AV: Millie Williams / Lynn Knight

Spring 2024

DateCoordinatorOn-site facilitatorMedicine CaseScience SeminarLocationRemote facilitator
16 Jan 2024Derek Gilroy, ETMAlison KellyAntibiotics in sepsis: a SWOT analysis - changing perspectives and novel approaches
Prof. Mervyn Singer & Dr Nishkantha Arulkumaran
Rayne
Host: Derek Gilroy
AV: Alison Kelly
Royal Free
Host: David Abraham
AV: Lynn Knight
23 Jan 2024Rachel Chambers / Jeremy Brown, RespiratoryNicole HallidayThe role of APOBEC3B in lung tumour evolution and targeted cancer therapy resistance
Dr Debbie Caswell
Rayne
Host: Rachel Chambers
AV: Alison Kelly / Catriona Heredia
Royal Free
Host: Marc Lipman
AV: Millie Williams / Jeannie Berkeley
30 Jan 2024Dave Selwood, WIBR 

Adaptive myelination: Re-shaping neural circuits
Dr Matthew Swire, WIBR

Cognitive decline as a trigger event to establish disease activity and treatment escalation in RMS
Professor Klaus Schmierer 
Professor of Neurology, Queen Mary's University

Rayne
Host: Derek Gilroy
AV: Alison Kelly
Royal Free
Host: Markella Ponticos
AV: Lynn Knight
06 Feb 2024Alan Salama, RenalKate Henderson / Winnie Han LangnerUsing RaDaR to fight kidney failure
Prof. Daniel Gale
Royal Free
Host: Rhys Evans
AV: Kate Henderson
Rayne
Host: Ramon Garcia Maset
AV: Alison Kelly
20 Feb 2024Derek Gilroy, ETMAlison KellyHarnessing science to cure diseases
Prof. Derek Gilroy & Prof. Debajit Sen
Rayne
Host: Dr Olivia Bracken 
AV: Alison Kelly / Cat/ Esther
Royal Free
Host: Guglielmo Verona
AV: Kate Henderson
27 Feb 2024David Abraham, InflammationEsther Geary / Jeannie BerkeleyTBC
Prof. Chris Denton
TBC
Dr Kristina Clark
Royal Free, ILDH Seminar Room
Host: Dr Voon Ong
AV: Millie Williams
Rayne
Host: Coziana Ciurtin
AV: Esther Geary/Alison Kelly
05 Mar 2024Dave Selwood, WIBRAndrea GoncalvesTBCTBC
Dr Arnd Roth
Rayne
Host: David Selwood
AV: Andrea Goncalves & Alison Kelly
Royal Free
Host: Jill Norman
AV: Lynn Knight
12 Mar 2024Steve Halligan, ImagingAlison KellyTBC
Prof. David Long
TBC
Dr Tammy Kalber
Rayne
Host: Steve Halligan
AV: Alison Kelly
Royal Free
Host: Diana Canetti AV: Millie Williams / Jeannie Berkeley
19 Mar 2024Rachel Chambers / Jeremy Brown, RespiratoryCatriona HerediaTBC
Dr Marko Nikolic
 Rayne
Host: Rachel Chambers
AV: Alison Kelly
Royal Free
AV: Kate Henderson

Summer 2024

DateCoordinatorOn-site facilitatorMedicine CaseScience SeminarLocationRemote facilitator
09 Apr 2024Krista Rombouts, IDLHLynn KnightProf. Rajiv JalanProf. Rajiv JalanRoyal Free
Host: Krista Rombouts
AV: Lynn Knight
Rayne
AV: Alison Kelly
16 Apr 2024Alan Salama, RenalKate Henderson / Winnie Han LangnerTBCTBCRoyal Free
Host: Alan Salama
AV: Kate Henderson
Rayne
AV: Alison Kelly
23 Apr 2024Derek Gilroy, ETMAlison KellyDr Adrian Brown Rayne
Host: Derek Gilroy
AV: Alison Kelly
Royal Free
AV: Lynn Knight
30 Apr 2024David Abraham, InflammationEsther Geary / Jeannie BerkeleyMetabolic & Inflammation, Case report
Mohammed Al-Maadheed
Metabolic & Inflammation, Science
Vidya Mohamed-Ali
Royal Free
Host: David Abraham
AV: Millie Williams
Rayne
AV: Alison Kelly
07 May 2024Dave Selwood, WIBRAndrea GoncalvesProf. Karl Matter, Inst. OphthalmologyProf. Edith ChanRayne
AV: Andrea Goncalves
Royal Free
AV: Lynn Knight
14 May 2024Steve Halligan, ImagingAlison KellyDr Daniel Stuckey Rayne
AV: Alison Kelly
Royal Free
AV: Millie Williams
21 May 2024Rachel Chambers / Jeremy Brown, RespiratoryNicole HallidayProf. Joanna Porter Rayne
Host: Rachel Chambers
AV: Alison Kelly
Royal Free
Host: Millie Williams
04 Jun 2024Krista Rombouts, ILDHLynn KnightDr Brian Hogan, Prof. Clare Selden Royal Free
Host: Krista Rombouts
AV: Lynn Knight
Rayne
AV: Alison Kelly
11 Jun 2024Alan Salama, RenalKate Henderson / Winnie Han LangnerTBC Royal Free
Host: Alan Salama
AV: Kate Henderson
Rayne
AV: Alison Kelly
18 Jun 2024Derek Gilroy, ETMAlison KellyProf. Richard Day Rayne
Host: Derek Gilroy
AV: Alison Kelly
Royal Free
AV: Millie Williams
25 Jun 2024David Abraham, InflammationEsther Geary / Jeannie BerkeleyAmyloidosis
Prof. Philip Hawkins / Marianna Fontana (TBC)
Amyloidosis
Dr Diana Canetti
Royal Free
Host: David Abraham
AV: Millie Williams
Rayne
AV: Alison Kelly
02 Jul 2024Dave Selwood, WIBRAndrea GoncalvesTBCProf. Huiliang Li  
09 Jul 2024Steve Halligan, ImagingAlison KellyDr Jack Wells Rayne
Host: Steve Halligan
AV: Alison Kelly
Royal Free
AV: Millie Williams / Lynn Knight