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UCL Grand Round - The Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research: promises and pitfalls of electronic health records research

Introduction

Professor Sir John Tooke

Speakers

Professor Harry Hemingway, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Director of the Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research, London, and Farr Principal Investigator).

“The Farr Institute and cardiovascular disease”

Professor Ruth Gilbert, Professor Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, UCL Institute of Child Health, and Director of the Administrative Data Research Centre – England (ADRC-E) (and Farr Investigator).

“Using linked administrative data for research on children and families at The Farr Institute and The Administrative Data Research Centre – England”

Dr Andrew Hayward, Reader in Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Infection & Population Health, Institute of Epidemiology & Health  (and Farr Investigator).  “E-health research in infectious diseases”

UCL Grand Round - Stroke

Introduction

Professor Sir John Tooke

Speakers

Dr Charlie Davie

'Transforming acute stroke care across London.”

Dr David Werring

“What makes the brain bleed? New insights from clinical and brain imaging studies”

Dr Alexander Leff

'Internet-based therapy for hemianopic disorders'

‘Poisons and delusions of poisons: analysis of the surveillance systems for bacterial toxins'

Professor Gary Ruvkun from the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School gives this year's UCL Prize Lecture in Clinical Science

'Tackling Obesity in the 21st Century'

Introduction

Professor Raymond MacAllister

Speakers 

Prof Jane Wardle

‘Behavioural mechanisms in genetic risk of obesity’.

Dr Rachel Batterham

'Targetting the gut to treat obesity and type 2 diabetes'

'Pain control in the 21st century - realities and horizons'
UCL Grand Round - June 2013

Introduction

Professor Sir John Tooke

Speakers 

Dr L Caroline Stirling (Clinical Lead and Consultant in Palliative Medicine, UCLH) and Ms Cheng Koek

Management of pain in clinical practice

Dr Shafaq Sikandar (Research Associate,Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology)

CNS pain processing

Professor John Wood (Professor of Molecular Neurobiology,Wolfson Inst for Biomedical Research)

Attacking pain in the periphery

Followed by panel discussion

Chair: Professor Raymond MacAllister (Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Director, UCL Division of Medicine)

Panel: Professor Martin Koltzenburg (Chair of Clinical Neurophysiology, UCL Institute of Neurology) and speakers

SLMS CPD/Online Education Workshop

To showcase innovation and share good practice and provide guidance in development of CPD programmes.

The programme included a mix of presentations and workshops designed to help us build a 'toolkit' for setting up CPD programmed.

Biomedical imaging
UCL Grand Round - April 2013

Introduction

Professor Sir John Tooke, Vice-Provost (Health) and Head of UCL School of Life & Medical Sciences

Speakers 

  • Dr Jonathan Roiser (Reader in Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience), "Using neuroimaging to understand depression and develop novel treatments"
  • Professor Steve Halligan (Head of Centre for Medical Imaging), "Population studies of diagnostic accuracy: Colorectal cancer and clinical radiology"

Followed by panel discussion

Chair: Raymond MacAllister (Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Director, UCL Division of Medicine)

Panel: Dr Margaret Hall-Craggs (UCLH), Dr Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci (Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust), Dr Karin Shmueli (Department of Medical Physics & Bioengineering) and speakers

Rare Diseases
UCL Grand Round - November 2012

Introduction

Professor Sir John Tooke, Vice-Provost (Health) and Head of UCL School of Life & Medical Sciences

Speakers

  • Professor Philip Beales (Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics, UCL Molecular Medicine Unit), “Rare Diseases at UCL/UCLP: challenges and opportunities”
  • Mrs Kay Parkinson, “A parents perspective –life with two children with an ultra rare disease”
  • Dr Helen Lachmann (Reader in Amyloidosis and Renal Medicine Inflammation, UCL Division of Medicine), “CAPS: novel treatments of a new disease”

Followed by panel discussion

Panel:

Mr Steve Burge, Dr Jane Hurst (Consultant in Clinical Genetics GOSH)

Chair: Raymond MacAllister (Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Director, UCL Division of Medicine)

Oral Health
UCL Grand Round - October 2012

Introduction

Professor Raymond Macallister, Director of UCL Division of Medicine

Speakers

  • Dr Dave Spratt, Reader in Microbial Ecology, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, “Microbial ecology”
  • Professor Jonathan Knowles, Professor of Biomaterials Science and Head of the Division of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, "Biomaterials for tissue regeneration”
  • Professor Nikolaos Donos, Director of Research and Chair of Department of Clinical Research, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, "Association between periodontal\oral diseases and chronic diseases"
  • Professor Richard Watt, Chair of Dental Public Health, Institute of Epidemiology & Health, “Impact of social inequalities to oral health”


Followed by panel discussion
Panel: Dr Sean Nair (Reader in Cellular Microbiology, UCL Eastman Dental Institute), Professor Brian Henderson (Biossard Chair of Oral Biochemistry, UCL Eastman Dental Institute) Professor Stephen Porter (Institute Director, UCL Eastman Dental Institute), Professor Ian Needleman (Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Evidence-Based Healthcare,UCL Eastman Dental Institute), and speakers

Chair: Raymond MacAllister, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Director, UCL Division of Medicine

Health Benefits of Exercise
UCL Grand Round - 6 June 2012

Introduction

Professor Patrick Maxwell, Dean, UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences

Speakers

  • Hugh Montgomery, Professor of Intensive Care Medicine (Honorary Consultant), UCL Division of Medicine, "Serving an ACE!"
  • Ken van Someren, Director of Sport Sciences, English Institute of Sport,  "The elite athlete – extremes of exercise and performance"
  • Ian Roberts, Professor of Epidemiology & Public Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine,"They paved paradise and put up a parking lot"

Followed by panel discussion

  • Vincent Walsh, Professor of Human Brain Research, UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Jenny Mindell, Clinical Senior Lecturer, UCL Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care

Chair: Professor Raymond Macallister, Director of UCL Division of Medicine

Making more effective medicines; making medicines more effective
Grand Round - 15 February 2012,

Introduction

Professor Sir John Tooke, Vice-Provost (Health) and Head of UCL School of Life & Medical Sciences

  • Stephen Neidle, Professor of Chemical Biology and Research Director, UCL School of Pharmacy, "21st century cancer drug discovery: what should it deliver?"
  • Rob Horne, Professor of Behavioural Medicine, UCL School of Pharmacy, "Patients’ perspectives on medicines: the missing link in treatment optimisation?"
  • Aroon Hingorani, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology, UCL Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care, "Genomic medicine: made-to-measure or one-size-fits-all?"

Followed by panel discussion

Chair: Raymond Macallister, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology,

What are we doing at UCL/UCLP about brain degeneration?
UCL Grand Round - 9th November 2011

Introduction

Professor Sir John Tooke, Vice-Provost (Health) and Head of UCL School of Life & Medical Sciences

Speakers include (running order to be decided):

  • Martin Orrell, Professor of Ageing and Mental Health, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit"Memory lane - the way ahead for better treatment in dementia"
  • Nick Fox, Professor of Neurology, UCL Institute of Neurology"Seeing what Alois Alzheimer couldn't see - imaging the onset and progression of Alzheimer's disease"
  • John Collinge, Professor of Neurology, UCL Institute of Neurology“Molecular mechanisms and rational treatment of prion disease: implications for the commoner dementias”

Panel discussion (with speakers listed above and panellists below):

  • Gill Livingston, Professor of Psychiatry of Older People, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit
  • Katy Judd, Consultant Nurse at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
What's new in Infection
Grand Round - 8th June 2011,

Introduction

Professor Sir John Tooke, Vice-Provost (Health) and Head of UCL School of Life & Medical Sciences

  • Professor Andrew Phillips, (Research Dept. Infection & Population Health, UCL-RF), "HIV and risk of non-AIDS serious morbidity and mortality: an epidemiologic perspective"
  • Professor Mary Collins, (Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology/Dean of Life Sciences), "Engineering vaccines- HIV is our friend"
  • Professor Mala Maini, (Research Department of Immunology), "Overcoming hepatic tolerance to treat viral hepatitis"

Followed by panel discussion

Chair: Professor Deenan Pillay, (Professor of Virology, Research Department of Infection)



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