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11th April 2022 – A New Approach to Developing Antivirals

Dr. Sam Jones is a Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw Fellow in the Department of Materials at the University of Manchester where he heads up the Jones Lab which focuses on understanding material/virus interactions. Sam says “By understanding and controlling such interactions … Continue reading

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14th March 2022 – Reduce, Replace, Refine

The path to eliminating animal experiments in drug discovery Professor Ian Wilson of the Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London will pose a range of questions and lead the debate. Ian’s alternative subtitle for the talk is “How to get … Continue reading

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8th November 2021- Getting personal – Individualizing Medical Care

Professor Ian Wilson, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London returns to update us on a talk he gave approximately 10 years ago.

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3rd September 2018 – How the Immune System affects Brain Disease

Professor David Brough, a researcher and senior lecturer at Manchester University gives a fascinating account of recent developments in the field. David says “Inflammation is our body’s response to infection and injury. It is generally beneficial promoting resistance, repair and … Continue reading

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4th June 2018 – The Manchester Egyptian Mummy Project

What can Ancient Egyptian Mummies do for Modern Medicine? Professor Rosalie David will lead this discussion – this is her resumé of what she will be saying: “In 1973, the Manchester Egyptian Mummy Project was inaugurated at The University of Manchester … Continue reading

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5th February 2018 – Gene Editing

The Brave New World of CRISPR Gene Editing The session will be led by Professor Matthew Cobb, professor of Zoology at the University of Manchester. Over the last five years, biology and medicine have been shaken by the discovery of … Continue reading

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