REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Thursday 27th September 2018

Title:  “Fishing for clues into the causes of osteoarthritis” Speaker:  Dr Chrissy Hammond, University of Bristol. Venue: Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Time:  12noon – 1:00pm Abstract: The painful, degenerative, joint condition osteoarthritis affects millions of people in the UK and worldwide. While we know that genes, loading and environmental factors play a role…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Thursday 12th July 2018

Title:  “Investigating the community resistome in Vietnam” Speaker:  Dr Tom Darton, University of Sheffield. Venue: Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Time:  2:00pm – 3:00pm For enquiries, please contact: iicd@sheffield.ac.uk SAVE THE DATE: Friday 26th October 2018 Title:  “Molecular Genetic Advances in the Diagnosis and Care of Inherited Bleeding Disorders” Speaker:  Dr David Lillicrap,…

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Insigneo / POLARIS Seminar: ‘a personal digital lung to model lung structure-function over the adult lifespan’

We are delighted to announce that Professor Merryn Tawhai from the Auckland Bioengineering Institute is visiting the Insigneo Institute and will give a seminar on development of a personal digital lung to model lung structure-function over the adult lifespan on Friday 6 July 2018 at 2pm in Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Professor Tawhai…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Thursday 28th June 2018

Title:  “Senescence: connecting cancer and inflammation” Speaker:  Professor Jesus Gil, Imperial College London. Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Abstract:  Oncogene-induced senescence is a potent tumor-suppressive response. Paradoxically, senescence also induces an inflammatory secretome that promotes carcinogenesis and age-related pathologies. Consequently, this “senescence-associated secretory phenotype” (SASP) is a potential…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Monday 11th June 2018

Title: “Respiratory Viral Infections at the Extremes of Age” Speaker:  Dr Fiona Culley, Imperial College London. Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Abstract:  Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) infection causes colds in most healthy adults, but in the very young and the elderly it can cause severe disease. Severe RSV…

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