Challenges and Innovations in Cardiometabolic Disease: NIHR University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre/ UCL SLMS Academic Careers Office Experimental Medicine Conference Series

NIHR University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre - Cardiometabolic Programme

Friday, 9 May 2014 from 08:30 to 16:00 (BST)

London, United Kingdom

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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

New Location: Royal College of Physicians (Wolfson Theatre), 11 St. Andrews Place, Regent's Park, London NW1 4LE

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.

12:30     Lunch

  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.

                 Keynote Address

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

Do you have questions about Challenges and Innovations in Cardiometabolic Disease: NIHR University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre/ UCL SLMS Academic Careers Office Experimental Medicine Conference Series? Contact NIHR University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre - Cardiometabolic Programme

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Royal College of Physicians
Wolfson Theatre
11 St. Andrews Place, Regent's Park
London
NW1 4LE

United Kingdom

Friday, 9 May 2014 from 08:30 to 16:00 (BST)


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