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UCL Special Grand Round - "Rare Diseases"

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (GMT)

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How Rare is Rare?

The next Special Grand Round takes place on the 21 November from 12.30 – 2pm.

The theme is “Rare Diseases”, an area of major strategic importance for the School. The Grand Round will provide an opportunity to hear from UCL staff at the forefront of research in this area as well as patients’ perspectives.


Speakers 

Professor Philip Beales (Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics, UCL Molecular Medicine Unit)

“Rare Diseases at UCL/UCLP: challenges and opportunities”

 

Mrs Kay Parkinson

“A parents perspective –life with two children with an ultra rare disease”

 

Dr Helen Lachmann (Reader in Amyloidosis and Renal Medicine Inflammation, UCL Division of Medicine)

“CAPS: novel treatments of a new disease”

 

Followed by panel discussion

Panel:

Mr Steve Burge, Dr Jane Hurst (Consultant in Clinical Genetics GOSH)

Chair: Raymond MacAllister (Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Director, UCL Division of Medicine)

Refreshments (a sandwich lunch) will be available from 12.00 in Room B.01

 

Have questions about UCL Special Grand Round - "Rare Diseases" ? Contact SLMS Communications Manager

When & Where


Cruciform Building
Lecture Theatre 1
Gower Street
WC1E 6BT London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (GMT)


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