Biomedical Research Centre launch symposium

When: Wednesday 17 May 2017, 16:00–19:00

Where: UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH

Join us to celebrate the launch of the next five years of research at the NIHR Great Ormond Street Hospital Biomedical Research Centre.

Programme

16:00

Welcome and Introduction
Professor Rosalind Smyth, Director of the Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

16:05

PPI Perspectives

16:15

GOSH BRC Strategy
Professor Thomas Voit, Director of the GOSH BRC

16:30

Novel Therapies and their Translation into Childhood Diseases
Professor Francesco Muntoni, GOSH BRC Theme lead

16:40

Gene Stem and Cellular Therapies
Professor Waseem Qasim, GOSH BRC Deputy Theme lead

16:50

Genomics and Systems Medicine
Professor Maria Bitner-Glindzicz, GOSH BRC Deputy Theme lead

17:00

Advanced Treatment of Structural Malformations and Tissue Damage
Professor Jane Sowden, GOSH BRC Theme lead

17:10

GOSH Rare Disease Cohorts
Professor Lucy Wedderburn, GOSH BRC Deputy Director and Cross-cutting Theme lead

17:20

GOSH BRC Junior Faculty
Dr Karin Straathof, GOSH BRC Junior Faculty, clinical lead

17:30

Closing remarks
Dr Peter Steer, Chief Executive of Great Ormond Street Hospital

17:40–19:00

Drinks reception - Winter Garden