Challenges and Innovations in Cardiometabolic Disease: NIHR University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre/ UCL SLMS Academic Careers Office Experimental Medicine Conference Series
Friday, 9 May 2014 from 08:30 to 16:00 (BST)
London, United Kingdom
You are cordially invited to attend 'Challenges and Innovations in Cardiometabolic Disease' - part of the NIHR University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre / UCL SLMS Academic Careers Office Experimental Medicine Conference Series.
This is a joint meeting of the NIHR University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre and the UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science, and is jointly organised by the SLMS Academic Careers Office.
The objective of this meeting is to highlight the excellence and breadth of research in the area of cardiometabolic science here within our NIHR University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre. Conversation between all participants, internal and external, will be encouraged with the aim to stimulate new ideas and opportunities.
Date: Friday, 9th May 2014
Location: Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE
Time: Registration opens at 8:30am, meeting to begin at 9:00am
The programme is below for your reference:
Challenges and Innovations in Cardiometabolic Disease
Joint meeting of NIHR University College London Hospitals
Biomedical Research Centre and
The Institute of Cardiovascular Science, UCL
Meeting Chairs: Professor Keith Fox & Professor Mark Cooper
8:30 Registration & Coffee
9:00 Welcome and Introduction
Professor Derek Yellon
Global trends in diabetes and cardiovascular medicine.
Professor George Alberti
Kings Trust, London
Prevention of cardiovascular disease starts before birth.
Professor John Deanfield
Professor of Cardiology, Institute of Cardiovascular Science, UCL.
Haemodynamic insights into the pathogenesis of vascular disease in diabetes and ageing.
Professor Bryan Williams
Professor of Medicine, Institute of Cardiovascular Science, UCL.
10:30 Tea Break
10:45 Lessons from ethnic differences in diabetes and CVD.
Professor Nish Chaturvedi
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, UCL.
Angiogenesis and diabetic retinopathy.
Professor Jim Bainbridge
Chair of Retinal Studies, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology.
Using genomics for drug target validation in cardiometabolic disease.
Professor Aroon Hingorani
Professor of Genetic Epidemiology & Director - Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, UCL.
Genetic testing for cardiometabolic disease: fact or fiction.
Professor Steve Humphries
BHF Professor Cardiovascular Genetics, Centre for Cardiovascular Genetics, UCL.
1:30 Using insights from genetics and the gut to treat obesity.
Dr Rachel Batterham
Reader in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Obesity, UCL Centre for Obesity Research, UCL.
Gestational diabetes: an update.
Dr David Williams
Honorary Senior Lecturer, Maternal & Fetal Medicine, Institute for Women’s Health, UCL.
Protecting the diabetic heart: basic and clinical considerations.
Professor Derek Yellon
Professor of Cellular and Molecular Cardiology, The Hatter Cardiovascular Institute, UCL.
New targets for diabetic vascular complications.
Professor Mark Cooper
Deputy Director and Chief Scientific Officer, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, AustraliaAustralia
3:15 Summary and Close