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Please join us to celebrate the launch of this unique Centre on Monday 5th February 2018, from 3.30pm. The lecture programme will include three exciting talks, centred on the three main clinical areas of the Centre: Musculoskeletal, Neurodegenerative & Cardiovascular. The lecture programme will be followed by a drinks reception in the South Cloisters, Wilkins Building.

UCL researchers have been awarded a prestigious EU Horizon 2020 TEAMING grant, in collaboration with a consortium of Portuguese Universities.

The project will capture and accelerate clinical, innovation and enterprise activities through the foundation of a new Discoveries Centre for Regenerative and Precision Medicine.

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Seminar Programme, 3.30pm - 5.30pm, G13, 1-19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7HB

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/maps/1-19-torrington-place

Drinks Reception, 6.00pm - 8.30pm, South Cloisters, Wilkins Building (main building), Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/maps/wilkins-building

Please email Sarah Smerald, Centre Administrator, at the below email address if you have any queries, discoveriesctr@ucl.ac.uk

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, under grant agreement No 739572

3.30pm, Professor Rui Reis, Vice-Rector for Research & Innovation, University of Minho – An Introduction to the Discoveries Centre for Regenerative and Precision Medicine

3.50pm, Professor Jonathan Knowles, Head of the Division of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Eastman Dental Institute, UCL – UCL & The Discoveries Centre for Regenerative and Precision Medicine

4.00pm, Dr Jane Kinghorn, Director, Translational Research Office, UCL – Breaking down barriers in translation

4.10pm, Professor John Skinner, Director of Research and Development, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH) - From Bench to Bedside: translational orthopaedic research at the RNOH

4.40pm, Professor Thomas Voit, Director, NIHR GOSH Biomedical Research Centre - Developing a gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

5.10pm, Professor Aroon Hingorani, Director of the UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science and Professor of Genetic Epidemiology - Increasing the odds of drug development success using human genomics

5.40pm, closing remarks

6.00pm onwards, drinks reception, South Cloisters, Wilkins Building

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