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The William Harvey Research Institute - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Research Matters - changing lives in east London and beyond

Date: Wednesday 24 May, 5pm - 7.30pm
Location: Perrin Lecture Theatre, Blizard Institute, 4 Newark Street, London E1 2AT


Research Matters - changing lives in east London and beyond

For International Clinical Trials Day 2017, Barts Health NHS Trust and QMUL’s School of Medicine and Dentistry will be hosting ‘Research Matters: changing lives in east London and beyond’.  

This free event will feature talks from award-winning academics and clinicians, patients and others, to showcase high-quality clinical research and engage patients, families, carers and community leaders to act as research champions and encourage greater participation and involvement in healthcare research.

Confirmed speakers

  • Alwen Williams, Chief Executive, Barts Health NHS Trust
  • ‘Public involvement in women’s health research’ - Katie’s Team, Jahnavi Daru, Clinical Research Fellow, Women’s Health Research Unit, QMUL
  • ‘Research and clinical trials in Clinical Support Services: Clinical radiology, pathology, clinical physics and therapies’ - Anju Sahdev, CAG Director for Research and Education, Clinical Support Services, Barts Health NHS Trust
  • ‘PPI and MS Research: Innovations for service development’ - Alison Thomson, Lecturer in Public Engagement and Patient Public Involvement, QMUL
  • ‘A glimpse at the future - life sciences at Barts Health’ - Rakesh Uppal, Director of Life Sciences, Barts Health NHS Trust
  • ‘Improving outcomes in trauma haemorrhage’ - Professor Karim Brohi, Professor of Trauma Services, QMUL, and Consultant Trauma and Vascular Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust.

There will be a drinks reception following the presentations, providing an opportunity to network and ask our speakers any questions you may have.

Further information

For more details and to book your free place, visit the Eventbrite page.



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