Personalised Medicine

Personalised Medicine Events

19 August, 2015 - How Latent is "Latent" Tuberculosis? UCL-TB Summer Seminar

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

The first UCL-TB seminar will be presented by Hanif Esmail. Dr Hanif Esmail is a physician specializing in Infectious Disease in Oxford and an Honorary Research Associate at the University of Cape Town. He has recently completed a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellowship where his doctoral research focused on improving understanding of HIV-associated latent tuberculosis infection, specifically on the characterisation of subclinical disease through the modalities of FDG-PET/CT imaging, transcriptomics and immunology.

Location: Medawar G02 Watson LT, Medawar Building , Gower Street , London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Kim Morgan

Email: kim.morgan@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

28 August, 2015 - 2015 London Cardiovascular Device Innovation Summit

Time: 08:00:00 - 12:00:00

The London Cardiovascular Device Development Summit is intended to discuss issues central to interventional cardiovascular device development from early concept to clinical evaluation and market commercialisation. Thought leaders from clinical, regulatory, governmental, financial, business and legal sectors will provide critical expert insight into the global landscape of device innovation. The summit will be presented by Yale University School of Medicine; University College London; Queen Mary University; and The National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Unit and Centre at Barts Health NHS Trust and University College London NHS Trust. For cardiologists, biomedical engineers, clinical and basic researchers, regulators, device innovators and investors and government and private funders with an interest in interventional and structural heart device technologies.

Location: The Derek Willoughby Lecture Theatre, Charterhouse Square, London, EC1M 6QB

Contact: The Yale-UCL Collaborative

Email: Contact via the Eventbrite page

Phone: Contact via the Eventbrite page

28 August, 2015 - Challenges in Inherited Cardiovascular Disease

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Presentations will cover topics including: Personalised Medicine Translation of new generation sequencing into human disease Treatment frontiers in inherited cardiovascular disease Patient centred research and care The symposium promises to be a fascinating day with a mixture of insightful talks and time to network with your peers and colleagues. Host: Perry Elliott, UCL Institute of Cardivascular Science

Location: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, Wellcome Trust Building, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH

Contact: Candice Lewis

Email: candice.lewis@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

11 September, 2015 - European Research Council Starting Grants - UCL SLMS Information Event

Time: 13:45:00 - 16:00:00

The SLMS Research Coordination Office, in collaboration with the UCL European Research and Innovation Office, is holding this event for SLMS research staff who are interested in applying for European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants. The ERC Starting Grants support excellent researchers with between two and seven years’ postdoctoral research to establish their own independent research team or programme. This event will therefore be a great opportunity for interested researchers to ask questions about the grants and register for a follow-up one-to-one session with a Research Facilitator, where they will be able to discuss their application in more detail. The deadline for the next round of ERC Starting Grants is 17 November 2015.

Location: Boardroom, UCLPartners, 170 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7HA

Contact: Cassie Harley-Boyce

Email: c.harley-boyce@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 7679 6168

15 September, 2015 - The EU Health Programme 2014-2020

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The new EU Health Programme aims to build on the achievements of the previous EU Health Programme and better enable health to contribute to economic growth and the Europe 2020 objectives. Calls for proposals: The EU Health Programme launched its work plan for 2015 on 2 June. The calls for proposals for projects were published on 5 June on the ‘participants portal’, with a deadline of 15 September 2015. For further information please visit the NHS Confederation website or contact Sarah Godman.

Location: , , ,

Contact: Sarah Godman

Email: sarah.godman@nhsconfed.org

Phone: Please email

18 September, 2015 - UCLPartners Quality Forum

Time: 14:00:00 - 17:00:00

The UCLPartners Quality Forum, hosted by Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT), will focus on learning from patients, families and staff, and being open when things go wrong. Margaret Murphy, an inspirational patient advocate from the Republic of Ireland, is one of 70 International Society for Quality in Health Care patient safety experts, and one of two patient representatives appointed by the Irish Minister for Health on a national safety commission. Margaret will speak about her personal experience of the loss of her son as a result of a series of health care errors. From BHRUT there will be talks from patients and teams working to promote open dialogue and learning. The team will share how the trust is working with patients to improve services, including embedding the trust’s PRIDE values into induction and daily behaviours; their introduction of Schwartz rounds; and how they take learning from patients and families to the next level.

Location: UCLPartners Boardroom, 3rd Floor 170 Tottenham Court Road, London , W1T 7HA

Contact: UCLPartners

Email: Online contact form - http://www.uclpartners.com/contact-us

Phone: 020 7679 6633

22 September, 2015 - Frailty Community of Practice: New Pathways for Facilitating Timely Discharge

Time: 14:00:00 - 17:00:00

As our population ages we are seeing an increase in the proportion of older people and those living with frailty, many of whom have complex and multiple needs. A group of people from across healthcare, social care and the voluntary sector, are keen to come together as a London-wide community of practice to share ideas, the challenges they have encountered in managing this complex population, and similarly learn from the experiences of others. This community of practice is open to anyone with an interest in planning or delivering care and support to older people. We would be delighted if you or your colleagues would like to join - all that is required is enthusiasm to share and learn! Each event will include presentations on innovative practice from keynote speakers (which will be confirmed nearer the time) and include time for group discussion and networking.

Location: UCLPartners, 170 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7HA

Contact: Laura Stuart, Frailty Programme Manager

Email: laura.stuart@uclpartners.com

Phone: Please email

22 September, 2015 - NIHR CLAHRC North Thames Academy Research in Practice Course

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Incorporating a mixture of plenary teaching and hands on practical exercises, the course will take participants through formulating a search question, finding and accessing research literature, and appraising both its quality and relevance to their workplace. Who should attend: those who work in NHS Trusts, Clinical Commissioning Groups and Local Authorities. After attending this workshop, you will have the skills and knowledge to formulate a focused literature search question, locate relevant research literature, critically appraise the quality of published research, and assess the applicability of research to their workplace. The workshop is free for staff working in NIHR CLAHRC North Thames partner organisations, and £250 for other attendees. For more information and to register please go to the application form, or email Kate Collins.

Location: Central London (details are confirmed at registration), , ,

Contact: Kate Collins

Email: kate.collins@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

24 September, 2015 - AF and Stroke: We Can Do Better

Time: 09:30:00 - 16:30:00

This conference is aimed at primary care providers, health service commissioners, strategic clinical and academic health sciences networks who are seeking to prioritise or who are currently working to improve the detection and management of AF in their population. Conference objectives: lllustrate the health and social care impact of AF-related stroke; Draw on the evidence to improve detection and management of AF for optimal health outcomes; Discuss and overcome the key challenges in implementing guidance; Improve understanding and use of data, toolkits and resources; Share good practice models that have illustrated impact; Create a platform for learning and networking across the system; Improve management of AF patients’ stroke risk.

Location: Kings Fund, 11-13 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0AN

Contact: The King's Fund events team

Email: events@kingsfund.org.uk

Phone: 020 7307 2596

13 October, 2015 - UCLPartners Education Conference: Educating for Patient-Centred Care

Time: 08:45:00 - 17:20:00

The conference will bring together a wide variety of health professionals, both trainees and trainers in medical and non medical fields. We will have speakers and workshops on all aspects of education around patient centred care from good practice sharing in specialities to newer models of service delivery and training. The day will look at patient and carer education and how this can influence education. Patients and carers will play a central part in discussion. Posters will be invited on quality improvement and educational initiatives. This conference would be of interest to a variety of delegates, including doctors, training faculty and postgraduate trainees, but also non-medical health service staff and patients and carers. We hope that patients, carers, and trainees will be central to the discussion on the day. For now, please save the date. More details will follow.

Location: Royal College of General Practitioners, 30 Euston Square, London, NW1 2FB

Contact: Fiona McKenzie

Email: fiona.mckenzie@uclpartners.com

Phone: Please email

14 October, 2015 - UCL Infection, Immunology and Inflammation (III) Symposium 2015

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Registration is now open for the annual UCL Infection, Immunology and Inflammation Symposium. This event, held in partnership with UCLPartners, will bring researchers together from across UCL and beyond, enabling cross-disciplinary interaction and encouraging new collaborations. Eminent speakers from UCL and our partner organisations will present their ground-breaking work and answer your questions. We are also holding an abstract competition for early career researchers in both the basic and clinical sciences. Abstracts must be submitted using the Eventbrite registration link. The deadline for submitting abstracts is Monday 7 September.

Location: UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street , London, WC1N 1EH

Contact: Jessica Grant

Email: jessica.grant@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

16 October, 2015 - International Consortium for Trials of Chemotherapeutic Agents in Tuberculosis (INTERTB) - “WHITHER SHORT-COURSE CHEMOTHERAPY?”

Time: 08:30:00 - 17:00:00

Always an excellent meeting and is open to all those interested. Lunch provided. Please contact Amina Jindani for the agenda and to register if you are interested in attending.

Location: Hyde Park Room, First Floor, Hunter Wing, St George’s Hospital, St George's, University of London, Blackshaw Road, Tooting, , London , SW17 0QT

Contact: Amina Jindani

Email: ajindani@sgul.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

21 October, 2015 - 6th Discovering Start-Ups Competition

Time: 09:30:00 - 12:00:00

Calling All UK and European Technology Start Up Companies and Entrepreneurs Are you a technology start-up, early stage wireless company or entrepreneur? Want to get noticed and pitch your idea to an elite panel of industry leaders and potential investors? The 6th Discovering Start-Ups Competition is FREE to ENTER! Fifteen finalists will pitch their ideas, technologies and innovative products to an elite judging panel of business leaders from Deloitte UK, Google, BT, IBM, Samsung, London Business Angels and many more. Five winners will each receive a £5k prize fund plus more. This is a unique opportunity to showcase YOUR innovative idea or product and gain valuable PR exposure to the world of investors and technology industry.

Location: Deloitte, 2 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BZ

Contact: Anna Nadolna

Email: anna.nadolna@cambridgewireless.co.uk

Phone: Please email

9 November, 2015 - Innovate 2015: The Global Spotlight on UK Innovation

Time: 11:30:00 - 12:00:00

Innovate UK and UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) are offering a unique opportunity to showcase your innovation. This is a two-day event designed to stimulate opportunities for innovation, export and investment for the UK's most innovative companies, at all growth stages. With attendees ranging from international investors, buyers and visionary entrepreneurs, to government and academia, you can showcase your most cutting-edge products to over 3,000 attendees at Innovate 2015. As well as the showcase, the event also includes inspirational keynote speeches; practical workshops; in-depth market-focused seminars; one-to-one meetings with international buyers and investors; and a Support Zone, highlighting the breadth of Government support for innovation and internationalisation.

Location: , 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, London, EC3R 6DX

Contact: Innovate UK

Email: Send online enquiry - https://www.events.ukti.gov.uk/innovate-uk-2015/page/contact-us-2/

Phone: 020 7034 4842

2 December, 2015 - Frailty Community of Practice - Transforming Services: Looking Through the Eyes of Patients and Carers

Time: 14:00:00 -

Open to those involved in the delivery of care for older people As our population ages we are seeing an increase in the proportion of older people and those living with frailty, many of whom have complex and multiple needs. A group of people from across healthcare, social care and the voluntary sector, are keen to come together as a London-wide community of practice to share ideas, the challenges they have encountered in managing this complex population, and similarly learn from the experiences of others. This community of practice is open to anyone with an interest in planning or delivering care and support to older people. We would be delighted if you or your colleagues would like to join - all that is required is enthusiasm to share and learn! Each event will include presentations on innovative practice from keynote speakers (which will be confirmed nearer the time) and include time for group discussion and networking.

Location: UCLPartners, 170 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7HA

Contact: Laura Stuart

Email: laura.stuart@uclpartners.com

Phone: Please email

22 February, 2016 - Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) 2016

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This annual conference brings together top basic, translational, and clinical researchers from around the world to share the latest studies, important developments, and best research methods in the ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases. CROI is a global model of collaborative science and the premier international venue for bridging basic and clinical investigation into clinical practice in the field of HIV and related viruses. Webcasts, abstracts, electronic posters, and other electronic resources from CROI 2016 will be available online via webcast.

Location: Hynes Convention Center, , Boston,

Contact: Info

Email: CROIinfo@iasusa.org

Phone: (415) 544-9400