Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Thursday 30th June 2016

Title:  “Bringing together experimental and computational methods for the study of vascular patterning” Speaker:  Dr Miguel Bernabeu, University of Edinburgh. Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Abstract:  Despite recent advances in vascular biology, the mechanisms underpinning vascular development remain poorly understood. It is therefore crucial to gain further insight into how…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Wednesday 22nd June 2016

Title:  “PET Imaging in Dementia” Speaker: Jan Wolber, Head of Imaging Technology and Biostatistics in Imaging R&D at GE Healthcare Life Sciences. Time:  10:30am – 11:30am Venue:  Lecture Theatre 2, B Floor Medical School. Abstract:  This talk will focus on GE’s strategy for PET imaging in neurology. Specifically, the development of GE’s PET amyloid agent VizamylTM…

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Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Wednesday 15th June 2016

Title:  “The potential of antisense in renal therapeutics” Speaker:  Professor Bruce Hendry, King’s College London Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor, Medical School. Abstract: This lecture will present the case for the study of antisense oligonucleotides (ASO) as therapeutic options in renal disease and in particular in renal fibrosis and autosomal…

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Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Monday 4th July 2016

Title:  “New mechanisms of inflammasome activation” Speaker: Dr Alessandra Mortellaro, Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). Time: 10:30am – 11:30am Venue:  Lecture Theatre 2, B Floor, Medical School. Abstract: The nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain, leucine-rich repeat and pyrin domain containing (NLRP) family is an important group of intracellular pattern recognition receptors. Some…

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POSTPONED Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Wednesday 13th July 2016

Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances this seminar (originally scheduled for Wednesday 13th July) has been postposed.  Further details regarding the rescheduled date will be published in due course. Title:  “Targeted cAMP degradation by PDE4: therapeutic action and potential in inflammatory disease, prostate cancer, schizophrenia, depression, acrodystosis, weight and sleep disorders and ADPKD” Speaker:  Professor Miles…

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