Celebration of ICH/GOSH Translational Excellence

When: Friday 8 April 2016, 10:00–14:00

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

During the talks the speakers from the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH) and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) will emphasise the challenges encountered and the support mechanisms available within UCL to overcome these.


10:00 Welcome (Professor Ros Smyth) 
10:05 Embarking on a novel drug discovery program in an academic setting – an early career scientist perspective (Dr Clare Smith and Dr Richard Angel, Drug Discovery Group, Translational Research Office)
10:25 Performing first-in-patient cell therapy studies – trials and tribulations, a case study (Professor Persis Amrolia)
10:45 The ADA story from early beginnings to commercialisation (Professor Bobby Gaspar)
11:05 Panel Discussion: Challenges of translation (Panel: Dr Clare Smith, Dr Richard Angel, Professor Persis Amrolia, Professor Bobby Gaspar, Dr Jane Kinghorn, Emma Pendleton, Dr Chris Williams)
11:25 Closing remarks
11:30 Networking (Winter Garden) – opportunity to meet with the TRO, UCLB and R&D

There will be opportunities to meet and discuss projects with the TRO, R&D and UCLB during the afternoon and in the following months.

This is an important opportunity for Great Ormond Street BRC researchers.

To attend the event, contact Jane Kinghorn, Principal Translational Research Manager, UCL Translational Research Office.