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NIHR Leeds In Vitro Diagnostics Co-operative Launch Event

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As you may be aware, we have successfully been awarded funding to host one of the NIHR Medtech and In Vitro Diagnostic Co-operatives (MICs) here in Leeds, effective from January 2018. This follows on from our success with hosting the NIHR Diagnostic Evidence Co-operative Leeds (DEC).

The NIHR MICs will build expertise and capacity in the NHS to develop new medical technologies and provide evidence on commercially-supplied in vitro diagnostic (IVD) tests. Funding will be provided over five years for us to act as a Centre of expertise; bringing together patients, clinicians, researchers, commissioners and industry.

We are delighted to invite you to attend the launch event for the NIHR Leeds In Vitro Diagnostics Co-operative, which will take place on Wednesday 7th March at Leeds City Museum, 09.30 – 17.00. There will be talks from a variety of speakers, including our theme leads and industry partners, with opportunities for networking. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

We would be delighted to see you there!

We will circulate the final agenda closer to the date. If you have any queries, please feel free to get in touch.

Speaker list:

09:30 – 10:00 – Registration and Coffee

10:00 – 10:10 – Sir Alan Langlands, Vice-Chancellor, University of Leeds and Julian Hartley, Chief Executive, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

10:10 – 10:30 – Professor Gordon Cook, Clinical Director, NIHR Leeds MIC and Dr Michael Messenger, Deputy Director, NIHR Leeds MIC

10:30 – 10:50 – Doris-Ann Williams, CEO, BIVDA

10:50 – 11:10 – Kerrie Davies, Principal Clinical Scientist and Visiting Research Fellow, University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

11:10 – 11:30 – Professor Richard Neal, Professor of Primary Care Oncology

11:30 – 12:00 – Professor Gordon Cook

12:00 – 13:00 – Lunch

13:00 – 13:20 – Professor Philip Quirke, Professor of Pathology, University of Leeds

13:20 – 13:40 – Dr Bethany Shinkins, Lecturer in Decision Analytic Modelling and Test Evaluation Group Lead, University of Leeds

13:40 – 14:00 – Professor Jane Nixon, Deputy Director, Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research, University of Leeds

14:00 – 14:30 – Dr Geoff Hall, Senior Lecturer in Medical Oncology and Cancer Informatics, University of Leeds

14:30 – 15:00 – Professor Gordon Cook

15:00 – 17:00 – Coffee and Networking

17:00 – Meeting close

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