UCLPartners 2nd Child Health Symposium
Monday, October 17, 2011 from 2:00 PM to 6:30 PM (BST)
London, United Kingdom
Improving the Management of Chronic Childhood Conditions
UCLPartners is one of five accredited academic health science systems in the UK. Our purpose is to translate cutting edge research and innovation into measurable health gain for patients and populations- in London, across the UK, and globally.
The vision of the UCLPartners Child Health Programme is to translate cutting-edge research and proven innovations into advances in routine health care provision for children and adolescents, especially those with chronic conditions such as asthma, epilepsy, and diabetes, and those at risk of obesity.
2.15-4.15 Academic Symposium
2.15-2.45 Professor Peter Hindmarsh (Diabetes)
2.45-3.15 Dr Deborah Christie (Diabetes)
3.15-3.45 Dr Caro Minasian (Asthma)
3.45-4.15 Professor Russell Viner (Obesity)
4.45-5.30 Keynote Address: Professor David Fish, Managing Director, UCLP
UCLPartners: From Academic Health Science Centre to Academic Health Science System
5.30 Drinks Reception
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When & Where
GOSH/ UCL-ICH Biomedical Research Centre
The specialist Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is a partnership between the Great Ormond Street for Children NHS Trust (GOSH) and the University College London, Institute of Child Health (UCL-ICH).
Our focus is 'experimental and translational biomedical research'; research that brings basic laboratory scientific advances into the clinical setting to maximal patient benefit. This stream of research includes driving forward 'first in man' studies and developing innovative tools for diagnosis and treatment of childhood disease.