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Playing God? Research, ethics and practice in modern medicine
Sat 13 May 2017, 10:00 – 17:00 BST
Northern Conference of Christians in Science 2017; open to all, not designed just for medical experts! Half a dozen speakers on topical aspects of modern medicine from a Christian perspective, opportunities for discussion. Lunch and refreshments included in registration fee; reduced fee for students. Range of free leaflets available. Convenient and comfortable venue, easy to reach.
Programme, with speakers and topics:
10:00 Registration and refreshments
10:50 Welcome and introduction
11:00 Carol Jagger - The challenges of ageing
11:40 Robert Taylor - "Power, Sex and Politics": mitochondrial disease and its prevention
12:20 Rhoda Hawkins - Order and disorder (Oliver Barclay Lecture)
13:50 Ray Middleton - Ladder4Life: combining mental health innovations to help people with complex needs
14:30 George Proud - Is modern health care for everyone?
15:40 John Wyatt - Ethical questions in medicine today
16:20 General discussion
Eventbrite registration closes at midnight on Friday 12 May, but you can turn up on the day without prior registration; the same fees apply. Booking in advance helps with catering!
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Church of St John the Evangelist, Kingston Park
Kingston Park Avenue
Newcastle upon Tyne