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An evening jointly hosted by the NIHR BioResource for Translational Research and Cambridge Rare Disease Network

Doors open at 5.30pm. Talks are between 6.00pm and 7.30pm, followed by a drinks reception until 8.00pm.

The evening highlights Rare Disease Day and Rare Disease Research

Are you interested in Rare Disease research?

Do you want to find out more about the research taking place in Cambridge in the field of Rare Disease?

If the answer is yes then this evening lecture and networking opportunity will be of interest to you.

It will Include:

Hearing from speakers involved in rare disease research
A Q&A session with all the speakers
Connecting with other patients and carers
Meet organisations and industry with an interested in rare diseases
Refreshments will be provided before and after the lecture
With representatives from Rare Disease community, patients, charities and researchers the evening offers fantastic opportunities for networking and information sharing.

Speakers Include

Chair: Professor Patrick Chinnery, NIHR BioResource Co-Chair, Head of Department for Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge

Dr Jagtar Singh Nijjar, NIHR Clinical Lecturer Lecture in Rheumatology, University of Cambridge ‘Improving patient health care in CNO and SAPHO’

Dr Isabelle Delon, PhD, Clinical Scientist, EMEE Genomic Laboratory Next Generation Children Project which investigates the clinical utility of rapid whole genome sequencing for children in intensive care.

Dr Tomasz Matys, University Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Cambridge

Professor Ken Smith, Professor of Medicine and Head of the Department of Medicine at the University of Cambridge, Cambridge BRC Theme Lead for Inflammation, Infection and Immunotherapeutic.

Q&A Facilitator: Dr Gemma Chandratillake, Course Director, ICE Genomic Medicine Programme, CRDN Trustee

Closing Remarks: Dr Nathalie Kingston, Director of NIHR BioResource for Translation

From: 02/28/2019

17:30 - 20:30 UTC 00:00

Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

Featured Speakers

Dr Isabelle Delon
Dr James Thaventhiran
Prof Patrick Chinnery
Dr Jagtar Sing Nijjar
Dr Tomasz Matys