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Asthma + Lung UK Alumni Annual Conference Agenda 2016

Event details

Friday 18 March 2016
Paul Wood Lecture Theatre, National Heart and Lung Institute (Brompton Campus), London, UK
10am - 5pm


Agenda for Friday 18 March 2016

9.30-10am Registration and coffee

10am Welcome 

10.05am Founding Asthma + Lung UK - Professor Sir Malcom Green 

10.30am Current state of UK respiratory research

11am Basic science and lung research - Professor Terry Tetley, Imperial College London 

11.30am Asthma + Lung UK support for my cancer research: Targeting loss of ASS1 in malignant pleural mesothelioma - Dr Sarah Martin, Barts Cancer Institute, London

12 noon lunch and poster viewing

1.30pm  My career path in respiratory research - Professor Wisia Wedzicha, Imperial College London

2pm Asthma + Lung UK support and supporting Asthma + Lung UK - Dr Joerg Steier and Dr Deeban Ratneswaran, King's College London

2.30pm Research funding opportunities in the UK – Ian Jarrold, Asthma + Lung UK 

3pm What can you do for Asthma + Lung UK? – Asthma + Lung UK Events Team 

3.30pm Poster discussion and announcement of winner

3.45pm Address and prize presentation – Professor Stephen Holgate, University of Southampton.

4pm Closing remarks

4 - 5pm Refreshments and drinks reception, networking

Programme may be subject to change.

If you have any questions about the event, please get in touch with Ian Jarrold at