REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Tuesday 22nd May 2018

Title:  “Understanding and subverting leukocytic responses to sterile injury” Speaker:  Dr Aleksandar Ivetic, King’s College London. Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor, Medical School. Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Abstract:  Inflammatory cells, such as monocytes and neutrophils are absolutely essential for keeping infections at bay. Intriguingly, the same immune cells can exacerbate “sterile (non-infectious) injury” in…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Tuesday 8th May 2018

Title: “Fabry disease: new insights on molecular pathogenesis and treatment” Speaker:  Professor Hans-Peter Marti, University of Bergen. Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Time:  1:15pm – 2:15pm Abstract: Fabry disease, also known as Anderson-Fabry disease, is a clinically heterogeneous, X-linked lysosomal storage disorder first described in 1898 by Johannes Fabry and William Anderson. The…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Thursday 26th April 2018

Title:  “Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MR imaging biomarkers: principles and current applications” Speaker:  Dr Steven Sourbron, University of Leeds. Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Abstract: The recent qualification by the FDA of Total Kidney Volume for prognosis of Autosomal-Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease, has formally ranked cross-sectional imaging as a bona fide…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Tuesday 10th April 2018

Title:  “Advances in lung physiology and how this has changed understanding and management of cystic fibrosis” Speaker:  Dr Alex Horsley, University of Manchester. Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Abstract:  Dr Horsley will talk about his work in using sensitive measures of early airways disease to detect early changes…

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RESCHEDULED: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Monday 5th March 2018

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the IICD seminar by Dr Fiona Culley (Monday 5th March) has been rescheduled.  Fiona’s seminar entitled “Respiratory Viral Infections at the Extremes of Age” will now take place on Monday 11th June at 12:30pm in Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Apologies for any inconvenience this alteration may cause. For…

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