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Cambridge Medicine Cardiology Masterclass - September 2017

When Sep 09, 2017
from 09:00 AM to 04:35 PM
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Cambridge Medicine is organising a new training day aimed at Cardiology trainees - The Cardiology Masterclass.

This course aims to equip cardiology trainees with the skills to tackle the real-world clinical problems they face every day. It is mapped to the Specialty Training syllabus and will be delivered by highly experienced Papworth hospital cardiologists, who have faced these challenges themselves.

Sessions will cover a variety of inpatient and outpatient cardiological topics.

Whether you are contemplating cardiology training, or you are a trainee looking for the edge that will make your life easier, this course is for you.

The course will take place on Saturday 9th September 2017 in the Friends House (King's Cross, London) and costs £150.


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BHF Oxbridge Centre of Regenerative Medicine Annual Meeting 2017

When Sep 29, 2017
from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Where The Royal Society, Carlton House Terrace, London
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Contact Phone 01223 331504
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The next annual research symposium of the BHF Oxbridge CRM will take place on Friday 29 September 2017 at the Royal Society.

Similarly to previous years, this event will be free but we will need to restrict the number of delegates due to the venue size, and advance registration will be essential. Registration instructions will be sent to CRM investigators and recruits closer to the meeting date.

Programme has been copied below and can be downloaded here.

Please contact Katja if you have any questions about this event.


BHF Oxbridge Centre of Regenerative Medicine Annual Meeting 2017

10.00  Arrival, Registration, Coffee
10.20  Paul Riley & Martin Bennett - Update on the Oxbridge BHF CRM
10.30  Enrique Amaya - A conserved role for reactive oxygen species during early embryonic development and appendage regeneration
11.00  Laure Gambardella - Molecular and functional heterogeneity of human epicardium
11.25  Madeline McNamara - Development of new therapies for Marfan Syndrome using an in vitro human iPSC disease model
11.40  Caroline Telfer - Dissecting the upstream regulators of the Gata factors during heart development
11.55  Mukesh Lalwani - Title TBC
12.20  Lunch
13.20  Mathilda Mommersteeg - Heart regeneration in the Mexican cavefish
13.50  Ellie Price - The role of hypoxia and HIF-mediated signaling in epicardial activation, during development and neonatal cardiac regeneration
14.05  Giovanni Canu - Cell-cycle dependent mechanisms controlling differentiation of haematopoietic stem cells
14.20  Tonia Thomas - Neovascularisation of the heart post-MI: A role for endocardial trabeculation?
14.35  Angela Russell - Chemistry for regenerative medicine: Discovery of small molecules to manipulate cell fate in situ
15.05  Tea
15.35  Sian Harding - iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes for modelling disease: focus on the adrenergic system
16.30  Paul Riley & Martin Bennett - Closing comments

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Cardio-metabolic Early Careers Event 2017

When Nov 02, 2017
from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Where McGrath Centre, St Catharine's College
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We are currently looking for volunteers to form Organising Committee for this event. Please contact Jane Sugars and Vicky Reid if you are interested.

For the third time in a row, we will host an Early Careers Event in the McGrath Centre, St Catharine's College.

This year's event will take place on Thursday 2nd November, and will be a collaboration between Cardiovascular SRI and Metabolic SRN to help connect researchers in these two networks. As usual, the event will be open to all with focus on researchers in the early stages of their careers.

This event is free but we will be restricted to 100 delegates by the venue size and we will therefore ask you to register - registration will open closer to the date.

If you would like to talk about your research or present a poster, please fill in an abstract submission form (linked here closer to the date) and send to by Friday 15 September 2017.

Previous years' programmes are available for 2015 and 2016. This year's programme will be copied below. Hope to see you on 2nd November!


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