NIHR Bristol Biomedical Research Centre launch symposium

1 February 2018 10:00 - 17:30

This scientific symposium marks the launch of the National Institute for Health Research Bristol Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). Researchers, clinicians and patients will talk about the research being carried out at Bristol BRC and how this exciting science has the potential to develop new and improved treatments for patients.

The symposium will be followed by a public lecture and debate, for which separate registration is required.

Draft programme

10.00am: Registration for invited delegates

10.30am: Welcome

Robert Woolley, Chief Executive University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Hugh Brady, Vice Chancellor and President University of Bristol

10.45am: Opening of the NIHR Bristol Biomedical Research Centre: Dr Russell Hamilton

11.00am: Public contributor: Why research matters?

11.15am: Plenary session. Nutrition theme: Professor Andy Ness

12.00pm: PhD students: 3 minute thesis style talks

12.45pm: Lunch

1.30pm: Cardiovascular theme: Professor Gianni Angelini and early/mid career researcher

1.50pm: Surgical Innovation theme: Professor Jane Blazeby and early/mid career researcher

2.10pm: PPI theme: Dr Andy Gibson

2.30pm: PhD students: 3 minute thesis style talks

3.15pm: Coffee

3.45pm: Cross cutting themes: Professor George Davey Smith and Professor Jonathan Sterne

4.15pm: Industry talks – the value of BRCs interacting with industry

4.40pm: Reproductive and perinatal health theme: Professor Debbie Lawlor and early/mid career researcher

5.00pm: Mental health theme: Professor David Gunnell and early/mid career researcher

5.20pm: Closing remarks: Professor John Iredale, BRC Director

5.30pm: Close of scientific session. Registration opens for public lecture.

 

Joining instructions

This event is free to attend.

A place can be booked by registering online.

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