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Annual alumni conference

Event details

Date: Friday 23 March 2018
Location: Henry Wellcome Auditorium and Williams Lounge, Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE
Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm


Agenda for Friday 23 March 2018

10am Registration and coffee
10.25am Welcome
10.30am Lung injury, inflammation and fibrosis
Professor Rachel Chambers, University College London
11am Genetic architecture of respiratory health 
Professor Louise Wain, University of Leicester
11.30am Health inequalities and lung disease 
Professor Sir Michael Marmot, University College London
12pm Lunch, networking and poster viewing
1.30pm Using statins to treat pneumonia 
Dr Elizabeth Sapey, University of Birmingham
2pm Understanding Neutrophil-bacterial interactions in chronic lung disease 
Professor James Chalmers, University of Dundee
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 and community team
3.30pm Address and poster prize presentation
Professor Stephen Holgate, University of Southampton
4pm Closing remarks
Dr Penny Woods, CEO, Asthma + Lung UK
4pm - 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